High Availability and Scalability for IBM WebSphere Presence and XML Document Management Servers

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 29 July 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738431001
ISBN-13: 9780738431000
IBM Form #: SG24-7370-00
(510 pages)

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Authors: Edward Oguejiofor, Vijay Bhadriraju, Rajasekhar Durvasula, Andrew Jones, Ravi Reddy K, Yutaka Obuchi, Sebastian Pietrzak, Galina Rubinshtein


In this IBM® Redbooks publication, we describe how to create scalable and highly-available solutions that incorporate only two of the WebSphere products for Telecom : the IBM WebSphere® Presence and the WebSphere XML Document Management Servers (XDMS) . IBM WebSphere products for Telecom is a set of service enablers that extend the IBM WebSphere Application Server to deliver full IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards-compliant platform for creation and delivery of next-generation telecommunications services.

This book is structured into five parts:

Part 1, “ Introduction” - in this introductory part, we provide an overview of the IBM WebSphere Presence Server and XDMS Document Management Servers and describe the sample scenario that we use throughout this book to demonstrate availability and scalability.

Part 2, “ The base scenario” - in part 2 of the book, we provide an overview of the base environment for our sample scenario, which includes the architecture and topology. We also describe how to set up and configure the different components in the base environment. We conclude with the execution of test cases that validate the base environment.

Part 3, “ The High Availability (HA) scenario” - in part 3, we describe the enhancements to the base environment to make it highly available. We demonstrate fail-over processing following failure of servers in the environment.

Part 4, “ The scalable scenario” - in this part, we describe how to configure additional servers to make the highly available environment scalable. We demonstrate the distribution of messages to additional servers that are introduced to the environment.

Part 5, “ Appendices” - we provide additional information and pointers to related publications and other useful information that includes how to obtain the scripts for the sample scenarios.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. IBM WebSphere products for Telecom
Chapter 2. About the scenario

Part 2. The base scenario
Chapter 3. Overview of the base environment
Chapter 4. Presence Server installation
Chapter 5. XML Data Management Server installation
Chapter 6. Aggregation proxy installation
Chapter 7. Presence Server and XDMS integration configuration
Chapter 8. Testing the base scenario

Part 3. The high-availability (HA) scenario
Chapter 9. The high-availability environment setup and configuration
Chapter 10. Testing the high-availability (HA) scenario

Part 4. The scalable scenario
Chapter 11. The scalable environment setup and configuration
Chapter 12. Testing the scalable scenario

Part 5. Appendices
Appendix A. Performance, monitoring, and tuning
Appendix B. Additional material

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