I'm confused about the concept of pooling of stateful session beans. It obvious to me that the bean itself cannot be pooled (like stateless beans) because of the conversaional state. However can the bean instance be pooled after the bean(state) is passivated ? (like entity beans) This wudnt really change the lifecycle...
I'm preparing for the SCBCD from Head first EJB and its says that stateful session beans cannot be pooled. Is this because of
the discrepancy in the terminology for 'pooled' (resuse, identical etc) ... would it be more like they are cached ?
is this omitted because its vendor specific?