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Blog Archive for emcmanus during August 2007

The number one question I get about the JMX API at conferences and other public events is whether there will be support for defining MBeans using annotations. People see that they can make EJBs or Web Services just by adding annotations to a POJO, and they ask why they can't make MBeans the same way. In version 2.0 of the JMX API, being defined by JSR 255, this...
The JMX Best Practices guide says notifications can sometimes be lost. Why is that? When might it happen? Read on. Here's the relevant text from the Best Practices guide: It is important to be aware of the semantics of notification delivery when defining how notifications are used in a model. Remote clients cannot assume that they will receive all notifications for which they are...
The Attach API lets you discover and attach to the Java VMs running on your local machine. JMX Cascading lets you federate several JMX agents together. Can we combine the two? This is a question we've had fairly often, and I was prompted to write about it after Nilesh Bansal posted a question to the JMX forum in the Sun Developer Network to which one possible answer is to combine Cascading with...