Topics in This Chapter
Business Tier Design Considerations
Business and Integration Tiers Bad Practices
When you apply the business tier and integration tier patterns in this book, you'll need to know about related design issues, which we cover in this chapter. These issues cover a variety of topics, and can affect many aspects of a system.
The discussions in this chapter simply describe each issue as a design issue that you should consider when implementing systems based on the J2EE pattern catalog.
Session beans are distributed business components with the following characteristics, per the EJB specification:
A session bean is dedicated ...