[javaee-spec users] Re: [jsr342-experts] Re: Minimal profile ?

From: Craig Ringer <>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:55:53 +0800

On 07/31/2012 04:27 PM, Antonio Goncalves wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 3:25 AM, Craig Ringer <
> <>> wrote:
> On 07/30/2012 09:51 PM, Antonio Goncalves wrote:
>> Like you, more and more I think JSF should not have been into the
>> Web Profile. But as we can see today, there are more and more
>> applications with NoSQL architecture without JPA/JTA
> Just a nit-pick: "NoSQL" in no way means that JTA is useless. XA
> transactions remain useful for any application that needs to make
> atomic (or as-atomic-as-possible) changes to two or more data
> storage locations, at least one of which is transactional.
> Similarly, JPA is by no stretch limited to SQL. EclipseLink for
> example is perfectly capable of querying a variety of non-SQL
> datasources:
> Yes but that's not part of JPA (it's a proprietary feature)

That's what I get for posting in a hurry. For some reason I was under
the impression that EclipseLink fit its support within the JPA support,
and I didn't read the page properly.

What I was saying about JTA stands, but yeah, no such luck for "NoSQL" +

Craig Ringer