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Migrating WebSphere Applications to z/OS

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 30 April 2002

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ISBN-10: 0738424102
ISBN-13: 9780738424101
IBM Form #: SG24-6521-00

Authors: Holger Wunderlich

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    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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