IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Administration and Configuration Guide for Liberty Profile

An IBM Redbooks publication


IBM® WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 includes a Liberty profile, which is a highly composable, dynamic application server profile. It is designed for two specific use cases: Developers with a smaller production runtime, and production environments. For developers, it focuses on the tasks that a developer does most frequently, and makes it possible for the developer to complete those tasks as quickly and as simply as possible. For production environments, it provides a dynamic, small footprint runtime to be able to maximize system resources.

This IBM Redbooks® publication targets administrators of Liberty environments. It provides the information needed to create, configure, and manage Liberty servers. It includes information about managing multiple servers in an installation, including the use of the new administrative capabilities introduced in WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.7.

The following publications are companion publications for this book:

  • WebSphere Application Server: New Features in V8.5.5, REDP-4870
  • WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Technical Overview, REDP-4855
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Concepts, Planning, and Design Guide, SG24-8022
  • WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile Guide for Developers, SG24-8076

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Overview of IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty for administrators
Chapter 2. Liberty for the cloud
Chapter 3. Installing and updating Liberty
Chapter 4. Working with Liberty profile servers
Chapter 5. Administering the WebSphere Liberty profile
Chapter 6. Accessing databases
Chapter 7. Messaging applications
Chapter 8. Monitoring the Liberty server environment
Chapter 9. Problem determination tools
Chapter 10. Intelligent Management

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Publish Date
26 October 2015

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