I'm not sure I follow how the EJB async "fire-and-forget" nature relates to
All we are saying is that the HTTP response is returned on a different thread
that the one received the request.
Async EJBs is one way how to delegate request processing to another (managed)
thread in a JEE container.
[jsr339-experts] Re: [jax-rs-spec users] Spec's reference of EJB's @Asynchronous is incorrect