1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I am currently working on a project that requires heavy use of JMS, as the central messaging architecture, and thought I would buy the book to check best practices. It was a wise decision, and this book is a constant source of reference.
The author describes when to, and when not to use JMS in your solution. He covers all topics at a decent level, and provides code samples to aid understanding. Topics such as maximising performance, benchmarking and JMS administration are covered as are too many other topics to mention.
It was particularly pleasing that the author makes you aware of the pitfalls of using XML for messaging. He points out that people are all too often keen to… Read more
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
I bought this book a month or so ago, and was not disappointed! This has to be one of the best computing books I have read in a long, long time.
Often when designing enterpise system one can get lost in detail. This book is about taking a step back and thinking about how the components in the enterpise architecture interact with each other, and how this messaging interaction can be modelled using UML-based techniques. I say UML based because the authors have developed their own descriptive diagrammatic notation that is extremely easy to follow. This messaging interaction takes the form of 70 or so patterns that describe messaging scenarios.
You have confidence in the authors,… Read more