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From Bruce Snyder <>
Subject Re: [OT] Non-EJB container JTA
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2003 06:11:41 GMT
This one time, at band camp, Brian McCallister said:

BM>Current solution is just to provide a "Transaction" interface with 
BM>implementations built from the various persistence repositories (which 
BM>know what they are using) in the application. Distributed transactions 
BM>(two step) aren't needed thankfully.
BM>The "Transaction" namespace pollution is getting so annoying that I 
BM>just want to provide JTA because every persistence backend we support 
BM>knows how to handle JTA nicely if it is provided to it.
BM>On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 04:01 PM, Brian McCallister wrote:
BM>> I need to transparently wrap whether I am using JTA, OJB local 
BM>> transactions, ODMG transactions implemented as a wrapper around OJB 
BM>> local transactions (the most common case), Hibernate local 
BM>> transactions, or JDBC local transactions.
BM>> As both OJB and Hibernate can wrap JTA, and JTA can wrap JDBC, it 
BM>> seems the easiest way to provide the greatest functionality is to find 
BM>> a convenient way to provide a JTA implementation around local 
BM>> transactions then simply expose JTA to my users =)
BM>> -Brian
BM>> On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, at 03:27 PM, Chris Perrin wrote:
BM>>> Do you need JTA or just transaction support?
BM>>> ----- Original Message -----
BM>>> From: "Brian McCallister" <>
BM>>> To: <>
BM>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 2:23 PM
BM>>> Subject: [OT] Non-EJB container JTA
BM>>>> Sorry for the off-topic posting, but with the collective expertise
BM>>>> here...
BM>>>> Anyone know of a free/open JTA implementation that is not bound to an
BM>>>> EJB container?

AFAIK, there are only two avaible. Tyrex ( or,
even better, JOTM (

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