Migrating WebSphere Applications to z/OS

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 30 April 2002

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ISBN-10: 0738424102
ISBN-13: 9780738424101
IBM Form #: SG24-6521-00
(250 pages)

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Authors: Holger Wunderlich


This IBM Redbooks publication covers the technical and organizational issues involved in migrating a WebSphere EJB application from a distributed environment to the z/OS platform. It provides guidance to application developers and WebSphere on z/OS administrators.
Part 1 covers the migration aspects and details the following:
- Hints and tips on how to optimize application code to fit seamlessly into its final deployment environment
- J2EE naming concepts that you need to perform the migration job
- A complete walkthrough of a migration project
- The necessary setup of deployment, test and production systems within the Parallel Sysplex
Part 2 describes how to manage WebSphere applications and details the following:
- How to integrate your migrated application into the managed z/OS infrastructure, for example Change Management and System Automation
- Centralized system administration, change management, and highly automated processes
Part 3 describes the following tools for WebSphere Application Server on z/OS:
- Jinsight
- Object Level Trace
- Introscope

Table of contents

Part 1. Migrating WebSphere applications
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. WebSphere sample performance benchmark application
Chapter 3. Preparing for WebSphere application migration
Chapter 4. Migrating an application to z/OS
Part 2. Managing WebSphere applications
Chapter 5. The lifecycle of an application
Chapter 6. Management summary
Part 3. Tools for WebSphere Application Server on z/OS
Chapter 7. Jinsight
Chapter 8. Object Level Trace
Chapter 9. Introscope
Appendix A. Sample code and JCL
Appendix B. J2EE server naming convention and customization
Appendix C. System Management scripting API
Appendix D. Multiple WSAS nodes in sysplex
Appendix E. ISPF Wizard-driven runtime upgrade

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