Transaction Oriented Design with J2EE?


  • Designing reliable, scalable, enterprise applications is hard. There is no perfect textbook solution, just a series of compromises that balance time, features and cost. This course focuses on the ambiguities of complex transactional systems and, using real world examples from different industries and applications, prepares attendees to navigate the maze.


  • Familiarity with J2EE technologies including Servlets, EJBs and Message Queues
    Programming experience with J2EE is useful but not required
    Understanding of networking components such as firewalls, load-balancers, directories, and databases

    This content is aimed at enterprise architects and senior developers responsible for the design of mission critical systems.


  • Day 1 -- What it's really about
  • Clarifying the Key Issues: Scalability and Reliability
  • The Role of Open Source: Managing TCO
  • Defining the Business: Identifying Business Transactions
  • Concurrency: Managing Isolation Issues
  • Day 2 -- The Presentation Layer
  • Processing Outside the Transaction
  • MVC Designs: Struts, JSF and other frameworks
  • Effective Security: The Three A's
  • Day 3 -- The Business Layer
  • To EJB or Not To EJB ...
  • EJB Design Patterns
  • Persistence: BMP, CMP, JDO, OJB, Hibernate and Alternatives
  • Messaging: Leveraging JMS
  • Day 4 -- Production Environments
  • Clustering: Making 1 + 1 nearly 2
  • Change Management
  • Case Study: How far can $100,000 go?

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