[concurrency-interest] Executors, Work Manager, JEE

Joe Bowbeer joe.bowbeer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 19:04:59 EST 2007


On 2/1/07, Ryan LeCompte <Ryan.LeCompte at pango.com> wrote:
>
> I'd like to know how "safe" it is to use the new Java concurrency utilities
> within a JEE container, also taking into account the Work Manager API
> designed/implemented by IBM/BEA. Traditionally it has been discouraged to
> spawn your own threads within the JEE container, because the container can't
> manage those threads, etc. Does the same of thinking hold true if I utilize
> the new Java concurrency utilities for thread pools, etc? What are my
> options if my JEE container doesn't support the Work Manager specification
> (which, if I recall, hasn't even been finally approved as a standard part of
> JEE).
>

There's some mention of custom thread pools in this article:

http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/techjournal/0606_johnson/0606_johnson.html

The article above was written by one of the Java EE concurrency guys:

http://gee.cs.oswego.edu/dl/concurrencyee-interest/


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