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In J2EE, meaning of coarse-grained and fine-grained ?

Edward Chen
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In J2EE, what meaning of coarse-grained and fine-grained ? please give me some examples.

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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Edward,
Those terms are usually used in the context of calling EJBs. "Fine grained" is when you make a lot of session bean calls. For example getA(), getB(), getC(). "Coarse grained" is when you make less EJB calls. For example, getAllFields().


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