WebSphere Application Server V6 Planning and Design WebSphere Handbook Series

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Published 09 March 2005, updated 13 May 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738492183
ISBN-13: 9780738492186
IBM Form #: SG24-6446-00
(592 pages)

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Authors: Hernan Cunico, Leandro Petit, Michael Asbridge, Derek Botti, Venkata Gadepalli, William Patrey, Noelle Jakusz


This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the planning and design of industrial strength WebSphere Application Server V6 environments. The content of this book is oriented to IT architects and consultants who require assistance when planning and designing from small to large and complex implementations.

This book addresses the new packaging and features incorporated in WebSphere Application Server V6, including technology options, product architecture, and integration with other products. It also covers the most common implementation topologies and addresses in detail the planning for specific tasks and components that conform to the WebSphere Application Server environment.

Table of contents

Part 1. Getting started
Chapter 1. Introduction to WebSphere Application Server V6
Chapter 2. Technology options
Chapter 3. What’s new?
Chapter 4. WebSphere Application Server architecture
Chapter 5. Integration with other products
Chapter 6. Development tools
Part 2. Planning
Chapter 7. Planning for infrastructure
Chapter 8. Topology selection criteria
Chapter 9. Topologies
Chapter 10. Planning for installation
Chapter 11. Planning for application development
Chapter 12. Planning for application deployment
Chapter 13. Planning for system management
Chapter 14. Planning for performance, scalability, and high availability
Chapter 15. Planning for messaging
Chapter 16. Planning for Web services
Chapter 17. Planning for security
Chapter 18. Planning for migration
Appendix A. Sample topology walk through

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