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The need to run scheduled jobs is increasing and becoming common across all J2EE applications. The current J2EE specification doesn't provide an easy way to schedule jobs inside an enterprise application. We can broadly classify scheduled J2EE jobs into two categories: Server-specific scheduled jobs and application-specific scheduled jobs. This article explores how to schedule application-specific jobs inside a WebLogic Application Server. Server-Specific vs. Application-Specific Scheduled Jobs Server-specific scheduled jobs are associated with the lifecycle of the application server. Typically these jobs are started during the server's startup and will be active until it's shut down. As a consequence, all the resources needed for scheduled jobs have to be specified in the server's classpath. Application-specific scheduled jobs are associated with the lifecycle of th... (more)

The BEA WebLogic Message Bridge

What is a messaging bridge? And why and where would you use it? A messaging system is one in which applications are loosely coupled through the exchange of messages. In crude terms it is like an e-mail system for applications. A messaging bridge in turns moves messages between any two messaging systems/products. A messaging bridge consists of two destinations that are being bridged: a source destination from which messages are received, and a target destination to which messages are sent. Source and target bridge destinations can be either queues or topics. BEA WebLogic introduc... (more)