7 September 2012

EJB version history

Year
Java EE
EJB
What’s new
1998

1.0
Stateful Session Beans
Stateless Session Beans
Entity Beans
JNDI
Thread safe
JTA
1999
1.2
1.1
XML descriptors
RMI over IIOP
2001
1.3
2.0
local beans
2003
1.4
2.1
SOAP support
Message driven beans
2006
5
3.0
JPA replaces Entity beans
POJOs/annotations
2009
6
3.1
CDI
@Asynchronous
@Singleton
2013
7
3.2