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5.0 out of 5 stars Covers the JMX current specification and beyond., 24 Mar 2002
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This review is from: JMX: Managing J2EE with Java Management Extensions (Java (Sams)) (Paperback)
This Book is a masterpiece in the way it explains all the different sections of the current JMX specification and its practical usage in service based Application development.
Chapter one covers the world of MBeans Components type with a short introduction of writing, implementing and deploying with the Sun and Trivoli Reference Implementation.
Chapter two covers the architecture the JMX API, the need for the JMX API to manage any java resource. This explains the different type of MBeans: Standard and Dynamic MBeans. The agent level was briefly explained with its fours mandatory services: M-Let service for dynamic loading of MBeans, Timer Service for scheduling, Monitoring as MBean observers for MBeans in the MBeanServer; the Agent and the Relation service for managing MBean association in the MBeanServer. This also clearly explains the roles of the distributed services in the over frame of the JMX API.
Chapter three introduces you to the requirement of the MBean definition with an example of a Standard MBean and the Notification Mechanism ilustrated.
Chapter four gives you an insight in the implementation of a Dynamic MBean, their Metadata, inheritance pattern and how to implementation dynamic hot deployment at Runtime using the browser interface.
Chapter five covers the semantics of the use of the ModelMBean and the detailed explanation of the usage of the Metadata using class and sequence diagrams.
Chapter 6 explains in details the architecture of the Agent level, illustrated with usage of the following ObjectName, MBeanServerFactory, MBeanServer, MBeanRegistraction, MBeanServerDelegate and Queries with sequence diagrams to show the flow of the method calls.
Chapter seven explains the standard Agent servcies API with dynamic hot deployment further explained.
Chapter eight covers the detail implementation of Model MBean and Metadata import from an XML based configuration file.
Chapters nines gives a practical way of implementation the RMI Connectors, SNMP Adaptor .
Chapter ten covers the JMX Distribution Layer in within the scope of J2EE services with examples for handle Local Transparency using the JNDI API. A SOAP Connector example was used using the GLUE framework couple with an asynchronous JMS Connector to complete the picture.
Chapter eleven dealt with the new JSR-77 -J2EE Management for Application Servers.
Chapter twelve went into the usage of the JMX in the architecture of JBoss and how it helped in the implementation of the JBoss Microkernel Architecture in developing adaptable software.
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