Cluster-Aware EhCache using JMS in webMethods

Did you know? You can create fully cluster-aware EhCache applications using JMS without having terracotta setup at all. I have seen many organizations investing in terracotta just to make their cache cluster aware. But fact is, messaging systems are a very mature piece of infrastructure used in many enterprise level organizations. So, they can leverage their messaging … Continue reading Cluster-Aware EhCache using JMS in webMethods

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Using webMethods JDBC Adapter Connection in custom Java code

Sometimes, webMethods developers may come across a situation while writing some JDBC related java services where they want to make use of an existing webMethods JDBC adapter connection to interact with DB instead of going with custom implementation. This way, we can leverage some of the good connection management properties that webmethods JDBC connection gives, like Connection … Continue reading Using webMethods JDBC Adapter Connection in custom Java code

Utility to manage transaction boundaries on Ehcache puts and gets

Overview Currently, we do not have built-in webMethods IS services to manage transactions on Ehcache puts and gets. When needed, one may have to either implement whole solution as Java services using Ehcache Java API or come up with generic way of using them. I took the opportunity to develop this package which has got … Continue reading Utility to manage transaction boundaries on Ehcache puts and gets

Understanding the Importance of EAI

In my experiences as an EAI consultant, I have come across many people who asked me questions like – What is an EAI and Why is it necessary? Why not simply follow client-server model? Why simple request-response model does not work? Frankly, it was really difficult for me to convince them with some quick and … Continue reading Understanding the Importance of EAI