Glossary

abstract schema

The part of an entity bean's deployment descriptor that defines the bean's persistent fields and relationships.

abstract schema name

A logical name that is referenced in EJB QL queries.

access control

The methods by which interactions with resources are limited to collections of users or programs for the purpose of enforcing integrity, confidentiality, or availability constraints.

ACID

The acronym for the four properties guaranteed by transactions: atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability.

activation

The process of transferring an enterprise bean from secondary storage to memory.

See also [passivation]
anonymous access

Accessing a resource without authentication.

applet

A J2EE component that typically executes in a ...

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