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singleton stateless session bean in EJB 2.0

 
Ravi Bansal
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Is it possible to have singleton session bean in EJB 2.0 by applying the singleton pattern on session bean ? will there be any issues with this ? or its totally upto the container to manage the number of bean instances ?

I know EJB 3.0 have provided some special annotations to specify the session bean as singleton . Just wanted to know if something similiar is available in EJB 2.0
 
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No. The closest you could get is to have a stateless session bean with a pool size of 1. But you shouldn't be storing things in that bean anyway.
 
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