This week's giveaway is in the EJB and other Java EE Technologies forum. We're giving away four copies of EJB 3 in Action and have Debu Panda, Reza Rahman, Ryan Cuprak, and Michael Remijan on-line! See this thread for details.
When reading documentation and articles where CMP/EJB is the subject, there is often reference to "coarse-grained objects" and "fine-grained objects". So, my question(s) is(are) quite elementary: Please define what constitutes a coarse-grained object and what is a fine-grained object. (Or point to a good url). Thank you in advance, Joshua