The Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) is a specification for a standard server platform hosting multi-tier, distributed enterprise applications. One of the requirements of Java EE is that distributed components be able to interact through reliable, asynchronous messaging. This interaction is enabled through the use of a JMS provider. In fact, Message Queue is the reference JMS implementation for Java EE.
This chapter explores the ramifications of implementing JMS support in a Java EE platform environment. The chapter covers the following topics:
For additional information about using Message Queue as a JMS provider for Java EE compliant application servers, see Chapter 20, JMS Resource Adapter Property Reference, in Oracle GlassFish Server Message Queue 4.5 Administration Guide.