Java 8 in a JEE Environment

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Tue Apr 16 00:34:48 PDT 2013

On Apr 15, 2013, at 11:07 AM, Richard Warburton <richard.warburton at> wrote:

>> IIRC, the Java EE concurrency folks had been already talked through
>> this, and the current outcome is that FJP will gracefully degrade to
>> single-threaded (even caller-context) execution when running from within
>> the EE container. That will automatically mean the parallel stream
>> operations are effectively sequential.
> Will it be possible to utilise any of the constructs specified by JSR 236?

AFAIK not at the moment.

I think the difficultly here is how to expose control of the F/J pool to the framework/container developer. This is not something we want most developers to fiddle with.


> Even if this is a manual process.  It seems a little confusing for there to
> be an active JSR around providing concurrency in an EE context and for new
> SE concurrency constructs to be unable to use it.
> regards,
>  Richard Warburton
>  @RichardWarburto <>

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