Java Message Service

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Dec 4, 2000 - Computers - 240 pages
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This book is a thorough introduction to Java Message Service (JMS), the standard Java application program interface (API) from Sun Microsystems that supports the formal communication known as "messaging" between computers in a network. JMS provides a common interface to standard messaging protocols and to special messaging services in support of Java programs. The messages exchange crucial data between computers, rather than between users--information such as event notification and service requests. Messaging is often used to coordinate programs in dissimilar systems or written in different programming languages.Using the JMS interface, a programmer can invoke the messaging services of IBM's MQSeries, Progress Software's SonicMQ, and other popular messaging product vendors. In addition, JMS supports messages that contain serialized Java objects and messages that contain Extensible Markup Language (XML) pages.Messaging is a powerful new paradigm that makes it easier to uncouple different parts of an enterprise application. Messaging clients work by sending messages to a message server, which is responsible for delivering the messages to their destination. Message delivery is asynchronous, meaning that the client can continue working without waiting for the message to be delivered. The contents of the message can be anything from a simple text string to a serialized Java object or an XML document.Java Message Service shows how to build applications using the point-to-point and publish-and-subscribe models; how to use features like transactions and durable subscriptions to make an application reliable; and how to use messaging within Enterprise JavaBeans. It also introduces a new EJB type, the MessageDrivenBean, that is part of EJB 2.0, and discusses integration of messaging into J2EE.

 

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A decent introduction to JMS, although it is a bit dated. While the JMS API hasn't changed that much, this book does miss the recent changes to JMS (e.g. JCA). Further, its chapter on JMS providers ... Read full review

Contents

Understanding the Messaging Paradigm
1
Developing a Simple Example
17
Anatomy of a JMS Message
34
PublishandSubscribe Messaging
58
PointtoPoint Messaging
78
Guaranteed Messaging Transactions Acknowledgments and Failures
97
Deployment Considerations
126
J2EE EJB and JMS
142
JMS Providers
155
The Java Message Service API
165
Message Headers
183
Message Properties
196
Message Selectors
204
Index
211
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Page 13 - Once a message is sent, the messaging client can move on to other tasks; it doesn't have to wait for a response. This is the major difference between RPC and asynchronous messaging, and is critical to understanding the advantages offered by MOM systems. In an asynchronous messaging system, each subsystem (Accounts Receivable, Inventory, etc.) is decoupled from the other systems (see Figure 1-9).

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