This IBM Redbooks publication discusses the planning and design of IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1 environments. The content of this book is oriented to IT architects and consultants who require assistance when planning and designing small implementations to large and complex implementations.
This book addresses the packaging and features incorporated in WebSphere Application Server, covers the most common implementation topologies, and addresses planning for specific tasks and components that conform to the WebSphere Application Server environment.
The book includes planning information for WebSphere Application Server V6.1 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.1 on distributed platforms and WebSphere Application Server for z/OS. It does not cover WebSphere Application Server for i5/OS.
Note the following companion pieces to this book:
Chapter 1. Introduction to WebSphere Application Server V6.1
Chapter 2. Integration with other products
Chapter 3. Planning for infrastructure
Chapter 4. WebSphere Application Server concepts
Chapter 5. Topologies
Chapter 6. Planning for installation
Chapter 7. Planning for application development and deployment
Chapter 8. Planning for system management
Chapter 9. Planning for performance, scalability, and high availability
Chapter 10. Planning for messaging
Chapter 11. Planning for Web services
Chapter 12. Planning for security
Appendix A. Sample topology walk-through