> Q1. Can this be done CMP 2.0/JBoss/Jaws?
i´m not familiar with cmp 2.0
> Q2. If I use BMP, is there any thing as Entity Cache
> as I seem to hit the DB everytime even if the entity
> state hasn't changed. Is there some thing I can
hmm, with commit-option A, you should not hit the db twice. the entity cache works for bmp entities as well. did you consider
a) only findByPrimaryKey() returns instances from cache
b) the instances do not expire (tune container config/cache settings)?