This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
In a non-EJB load balanced environment I have 30 applications deployed in a JVM instance. Does the J2EE spec really mandate that to restart one app I would have to restart the JVM instance? Or do app servers allow individual apps to be restarted.