Web Services Feature Pack for WebSphere Application Server V6.1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 04 August 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738431346
ISBN-13: 9780738431345
IBM Form #: SG24-7618-00
(598 pages)

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Authors: Peter Swithinbank, Russell Butek, Henry Cui, Andrew Das, David Illsley, Mark Lewis


The WebSphere® 6.1 Feature pack for Web services offers a new and improved implementation of Java Web services and improved usability. Some of the changes simplify existing solutions; others enable new solutions requiring more secure and reliable services, asynchronous interaction patterns, and more complex data models.

The Feature pack for Web services offers a preliminary implementation of the WS-I Reliable and Secure WS-I profile, which is expected to proceed to ratification through 2008.

This IBM® Redbooks® publication includes an extensive interoperability example using Reliable and Secure Web services with the Windows Communications Foundation. There are also lots of examples showing you how to use the feature pack, use the new Web services Policy sets, and code Java Web services using the JAX-WS specification.

For architects and designers, there are chapters on business scenarios that will benefit from the feature pack, and examples of patterns that are readily implemented using the feature pack.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. What is in the feature pack
Chapter 2. History and roadmap
Part 2. Benefits of the feature pack
Chapter 3. Business scenarios
Chapter 4. Facets and patterns
Chapter 5. Technical advantages
Part 3. Using the feature pack
Chapter 6. Installation
Chapter 7. JAX-WS programming model
Chapter 8. Policy sets
Chapter 9. Secure conversation
Chapter 10. Reliable messaging
Chapter 11. Interoperability
Appendix A. Sample code
Appendix B. Additional material

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