WebSphere Application Server 8.5 Administration

Course:  WSASA
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

The course concentrates on the experience of the author and instructor in many different WebSphere and other middleware engagements, with an emphasis on supportability, maintainability and scalability of JEE applications.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Day 1

  • Introduction to the WebSphere branded family of products and other companion products in the IBM software catalogue.
  • Background and origin of the WebSphere Application Server.
  • JEE Outline.
  • IBM HTTP Server, powered by Apache.
  • Installing and patching WebSphere Application Server, IBM HTTP Server (IHS) and the plug-in.

Day 2

  • WebSphere administrative interfaces
  • Objects within the WebSphere administrative domain
  • Defining external resources ? MQ and Database
  • Creating an application server container
  • Starting and stopping application servers
  • Workload management and clustering principals
  • Applying fixes interactively and silently

Day 3

  • Creating multiple node cells ? ?federating?
  • Deploying web applications into WebSphere
  • Deploying Enterprise applications into WebSphere
  • Creating clusters
  • Creating clones for horizontal and vertical scaling
  • Deploying applications into clustered environments
  • Application scalability

Day 4

  • Service Integration Bus
  • Java Messaging Service
  • Connection Pooling
  • JMeter ? load generation

Day 5

  • Problem Diagnosis
  • Applying WebSphere and JEE security
  • Tracing WebSphere and application behaviour
  • Application assembly with the Server Toolkit
  • Tivoli Performance Viewer and Performance Advisor
What You Can Expect

The objective of this course is to prepare those who come in to regular contact with WebSphere Application Server version 8.0 or 8.5 to administer, deploy, support, trouble-shoot and tune Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) applications within the IBM application server environment>

Recommended Prerequisites

An established understanding of managing computing services.

Understanding of browser use and web technologies.

Ability to use a text editor.

Some experience with scripting languages is beneficial for the scripting module, but is not mandatory.

Understanding of Java in distributed computing environments is not required.

Training Style

Combination of instructor-led theory presentations and hands-on practice.

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