This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
I bet they only mention 09 because it's the latest and greatest. I can't imagine that the differences between 06 and 09 (purely bug fixes, some of which the Apple JVM may not even have had in the first place) would prevent EJBs from running.