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IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Introduction and Technical Overview

An IBM Redpaper publication

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Published on 25 January 2012

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IBM Form #: REDP-4840-00

Authors: Simon Dickerson and Raji Narayanan

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    IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration enables companies to integrate applications, regardless of whether the applications are located on-premise or in public or private clouds.

    This IBM® Redpaper™ provides an overview of the core components and use of WebSphere Cast Iron Standard and Enterprise editions and includes a brief introduction to the Express edition. It covers the use of the following form factors:

    - The virtual appliance, WebSphere Cast Iron Hypervisor Edition

    - The physical appliance, WebSphere DataPower Cast Iron Appliance XH40

    - The multi-tenant cloud service, WebSphere Cast Iron Live

    Table of Contents

    Integrating cloud applications

    Example use cases

    The WebSphere Cast Iron approach to integrating applications

    Architecture overview

    Developing integrations

    Activities and configurations

    Management and monitoring

    Availability and scaling

    Upgrading to a new release

    Cast Iron editions

    Express edition


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