persisting HTTP sessions over restarts on JBoss 4.0.4

I spent another frustrating day delving into JBoss configuration this week, just to restore behaviour we want in our application. What we want to happen is that HTTP session attributes are ‘magically’ persisted when the server is shutdown, and restored when the server starts again. This means we can minimise disruption on our live service […]

More on database abstraction

Having complained about Rails not abstracting the database enough, I ran into the opposite problem at work. One of the deployment platforms for our main system is JBoss1, and we use CMP entity beans for most of the persistence. I encountered a problem where a bean is created, and then later in the same transaction […]