Migrating WebSphere InterChange Server and Adapters to WebSphere Process Server V6.2 and Best Practices

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 17 August 2009, updated 21 August 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738433063
ISBN-13: 9780738433066
IBM Form #: SG24-7415-01
(720 pages)

Authors: Saida Davies, Julien Nagel, Raja Sreenivasa, Hui WH Wang, Meng Wang, Ji Yu, Jie ZJ Zhao


IBM® WebSphere® Process Server is the next generation business process integration server that has evolved from proven business integration concepts, application server technologies, and the latest open standards. In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we provide guidance for WebSphere InterChange Server users about how to migrate IBM WebSphere InterChange Server and WebSphere Business Integration Adapters to WebSphere Process Server.

We discuss the critical concepts that are related to integration solution architecture, migration project planning, and the technical implementation approach. We provide a detailed discussion about the capabilities of the migration tools. In addition, we include various migration examples that show how to upgrade IBM WebSphere InterChange Server and WebSphere Business Integration Adapters to WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Adapters.

The four parts are:
- Part 1 introduces the high-level concepts required to comprehend the migration roadmap.
- Part 2 discusses relevant migration implementation concepts.
- Part 3 covers the standard migration tools to upgrade from WebSphere InterChange Server to WebSphere Process Server.
- Part 4 provides comprehensive examples to migrate end-to-end integration solutions.

Table of contents

Part 1. Migration concepts
Chapter 1. Introduction to this book
Chapter 2. Integration background
Chapter 3. Usage patterns
Chapter 4. Migration planning
Part 2. Migration implementation concepts
Chapter 5. Product overview
Chapter 6. Product feature comparison
Chapter 7. Server component upgrade
Chapter 8. Adapters and data handlers upgrade
Chapter 9. Migration implementation approach
Part 3. Migration tooling
Chapter 10. Overview of migration tools
Chapter 11. Artifacts migration
Chapter 12. Post-migration tasks
Chapter 13. Best practices
Part 4. End-to-end technical solutions
Chapter 14. Preparation for the technical solutions
Chapter 15. Technology adapters to integrate JDBC, MQ, and Web services
Chapter 16. Technology adapters to integrate JDBC, MQ, and JText
Chapter 17. Application adapters to integrate SAP and PeopleSoft
Chapter 18. Customize and enhance the solutions
Chapter 19. Technical solutions: Troubleshooting
Appendix A. WBI Adapters in a secured WebSphere Process Server environment
Appendix B. Access EJB migration
Appendix C. Migrate WBI Adapter for EJB Architecture
Appendix D. Additional material

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