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Most enterprises can comfortably tolerate systems built this way but what if you’re not most enterprises? What if you are an eBay or a MySpace? eBay for example have thrown out almost all of J2EE and built their own libraries to tackle the problems they face around:

  1. Monitoring
  2. Hot Upgrades
  3. Scaling

Basically once you’re beyond a certain level of challenge the J2EE way of thought and patterns of design don’t work. So where does one find Java programmers that can cope with such a challenge? They’re going to need serious knowledge of:

  1. Deployment
  2. Monitoring
  3. Networking
  4. FLP
  5. SEDA
  6. Threads
  7. REST
  8. …..

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