IBM Enterprise Workload Manager Release 1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Abstract

This IBM Redbooks publication provides an introduction to the Enterprise Workload Manager (EWLM). In addition to describing the overall product concept and functionality, it presents a detailed discussion of the elements that are part of the solution.
Step-by-step instructions take you through the installation of EWLM code on multiple platforms, for both the domain manager and managed servers, and also show how to enable the instrumentation of the middleware for a 3-tier Web application. The features for administering EWLM are described, along with the monitoring and reporting capabilities.
A sample scenario implemented in the ITSO environment is used to guide you through the process of classifying workload, and defining and deploying your own EWLM policy. This scenario is then used to demonstrate techniques for securing your implementation.
The load balancing capabilities of EWLM are described. Troubleshooting hints and tips are provided, along with some basic performance considerations to help you design the optimum EWLM solution.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM Enterprise Workload Manager Overview
Chapter 2. Installing and configuring EWLM
Chapter 3. Enabling middleware for EWLM
Chapter 4. Administering EWLM
Chapter 5. The ITSO EWLM scenario
Chapter 6. Using a firewall and securing EWLM
Chapter 7. Using load balancing
Chapter 8. Troubleshooting and diagnostics
Chapter 9. Initial performance considerations

Profile

Publish Date
27 August 2004

Last Update
04 May 2005


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Author(s)

ISBN-10
0738490490

ISBN-13
9780738490496

IBM Form Number
SG24-6350-00

Number of pages
254