WebLogic 11 Performance Tuning

Course:  WLTUNE
Duration:  3 Days
Level:  II
Course Summary

This course will train students to perform the majority of Weblogic Performance Tuning techniques. In this class we will investigate common Operating System, JVM, Weblogic, and application performance issues.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Weblogic Baselining

  • What is a baseline benchmark
  • Benchmark tools
  • Emulating valid load
  • Scaling a load test
  • Performing a Stress Test

Operating System Tuning

  • Operating System Impacts
  • UNIX Networking
  • UNIX Threading
  • UNIX vs Linux
  • Windows Networking
  • Windows Threading
  • Virtualiation

JVM Tuning

  • JVM Structure
  • JVM Differences
  • Switching the JVM
  • Sun JVM
  • Common Sun Options
  • Monitoring the Sun JVM
  • JRockit JVM
  • Common JRockit Options
  • Monitoring the JRockit JVM

Weblogic Server Tuning

  • Weblogic components
  • WLST monitoring
  • Changing settings in WLST
  • Disabling unused components
  • Common Weblogic tuning parameters
  • Thread Pools
  • Network Channels
  • Clustering for Performance

Application Tuning

  • Application Structure
  • Servlet/JSP performance
  • JMS Tuning
  • EJB Tuning
  • JDBC Tuning

Work Managers

  • Work Manager Introduction
  • Defining Work Managers
  • Common Thread Pool
  • Using Work Managers
  • Request Classes
  • Constraints
What You Can Expect
  • Monitor Central Processing Unit (CPU) usage
  • Understand and use a few tools to monitor OS performance
  • Use tools like Grinder to stress test applications
  • Tune parameters on the Sun Hotspot and BEA JRockit Java Virtual Machine
  • Tune parameters on BEA WebLogic Server
  • Understand the impact of work managers on the performance of applications deployed on BEA WebLogic Server
  • Tune J2EE applications level parameters deployed on BEA WebLogic Server
  • Improve the performance of a cluster of BEA WebLogic Servers
Recommended Prerequisites

Weblogic 9 or 10 System Administration experience.

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Related Courses
Code Course Title Duration Level
WebLogic 11 Server Administration
5 Days
WebLogic 11 Advanced Server Administration
5 Days

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