Learning Patterns Your Source for Quality Technology Courseware

Introduction to Java Batch (JSR 352)

Java Batch, as specified in the JSR 352 spec, is part of the Java EE platform. It is a sophisticated and capable framework for running batch jobs in enterprise environments. This course covers all the, sometimes complex, details of setting up and using the framework. It includes setup and configuration of the framework, and how to write simple and more complex batch jobs.

This course is hands on with labs to reinforce all the important concepts. It will enable you to create batch jobs with Java Batch, and give you an understanding of the important concepts and technology in a very short time.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the needs that Java Batch fulfills
  • Understand the Java Batch architecture
  • Set up and configure a Java Batch system
  • Write steps and jobs
  • Create multi-step jobs, and multi-processor steps
  • Understand ItemReaders and ItemWriters
  • Use ItemReaders and ItemWriters to read flat files
  • Use ItemReaders and ItemWriters for database access
  • Be familiar with transaction characteristics and restarts in Batch systems
  • Be familiar with Java Batch support for Scalability / Large Data Sets
  • Be aware of more advanced Java Batch capabilities

Course Outline: