Originally posted by Rahul JG:
In an Entity Bean, if a finder method returns a large number of records (say
thousands of them), will thousand bean instances be created? If yes, what
happens if the number of bean instances required to be created exceed the
number of instances which have been specified to be maintained in the pool?
I know this question would have been asked many times in many forums, but I
haven't been able to get a convincing reply. Can anyone answer me?
Originally posted by SPAD:
The returned Enumeration/Collection has the remote references that doesn't neccesarily mean that the corresponding beans have been created. The beans may be in passivated state [no resource usage] and will be activated only in case of business method invocation. Check this out in Monson's book on EJB "The Life Cycle of Entity Bean" on I think page #213 secod ed