Large-Scale Implementation of IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere and Response Time Tracking

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 05 December 2007

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IBM Form #: REDP-4162-01
(160 pages)

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Authors: Budi Darmawan, Aleem Subhedar, Celena Tan, Howard Anglin, Huang Chuan, Rohit Dhall

Abstract

This IBM® Redpaper discusses large-scale implementation of IBM Tivoli® Composite Application Manager for WebSphere® and IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Response Time Tracking. Large-scale implementation is typically characterized by the number of monitoring agents deployed and the number of transactions load-managed. A typical large-scale implementation of a monitoring product contains the following challenges:

- Keeping up the performance of the monitoring tools to accommodate the processing load from the agents.
- Automation of installation, update, and maintenance of monitoring agents based on silent installation and automated update.
- Specific day-to-day maintenance actions to ensure performance and availability of the monitoring solution.

This IBM Redpaper addresses these issues with regard to the implementation of ITCAM for WebSphere and ITCAM for Response Time Tracking on distributed platforms. The discussion is divided into planning issues, implementation guides, and maintenance considerations.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview of IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager implementation
Chapter 2. Planning for ITCAM for WebSphere
Chapter 3. Installing ITCAM for WebSphere
Chapter 4. Maintenance of ITCAM for WebSphere
Chapter 5. Planning for ITCAM for Response Time Tracking
Chapter 6. Installing ITCAM for Response Time Tracking
Chapter 7. Maintenance of ITCAM for Response Time Tracking

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