In this month's GroovyMag I talk about sharing a database between a J2EE application and a Grails application that is using GORM. If you haven't spent anytime working with concurrency in database applications you will really want to check this out. If you have a Container Managed Persistence (CMP) application that you are working with and you have a green-light on using Grails you might consider moving directly from EJB2 to GORM in a phased manner sharing parts of the database on the way.
Thanks again to Craig Wickesser for editing.
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