aspose file tools*
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes What is meant by Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "What is meant by "managed"?" Watch "What is meant by "managed"?" New topic
Author

What is meant by "managed"?

Dotan Cohen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 09, 2011
Posts: 40
What is meant by the word "managed" in the following quote from Wikipedia:
Enterprise JavaBeans is a managed, server-side component architecture for modular construction of enterprise applications.

The quote is from this page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ejb

Is it referring to memory management?

Thanks.
Paul Clapham
Bartender

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18908
    
    8

No, it's referring to the fact that they are components which are managed by a container in which they reside. The inference is that EJBs are created and controlled by that container rather than by any of the enterprise applications which might be running inside the container.
Dotan Cohen
Ranch Hand

Joined: Feb 09, 2011
Posts: 40
Thanks Paul.
 
 
subject: What is meant by "managed"?