WebSphere Application Server V8: Administration and Configuration Guide

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Published 22 November 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738436186
ISBN-13: 9780738436180
IBM Form #: SG24-7971-00
(1042 pages)

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Authors: Martin Bentancour, Libor Cada, Jing Wen Cui, Marcio d'Amico, Ural Emekci, Sebastian Kapciak, Jennifer Ricciuti, Margaret Ticknor


This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides system administrators and developers with the knowledge to configure an IBM WebSphere® Application Server Version 8 runtime environment, to package and deploy applications, and to perform ongoing management of the WebSphere environment.
As one in a series of IBM Redbooks publications and IBM Redpapers publications for V8, the entire series is designed to give you in-depth information about key WebSphere Application Server features. In this book, we provide a detailed exploration of the WebSphere Application Server V8 runtime administration process.
This book includes configuration and administration information for WebSphere Application Server V8 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8 on distributed platforms and WebSphere Application Server for z/OS® V8.
The following publications are prerequisites for this book:

  • WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Technical Overview, REDP-4756
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server V8 Concepts, Planning, and Design Guide, SG24-7957

Table of contents

Part 1. Installation and profile management
Chapter 1. System management: Technical overview
Chapter 2. Installing WebSphere Application Server on distributed systems
Chapter 3. Working with profiles on distributed systems
Chapter 4. Installing WebSphere Application Server on z/OS systems
Chapter 5. Working with profiles on z/OS systems
Part 2. Administration and configuration techniques
Chapter 6. Administration consoles and commands
Chapter 7. Administration of WebSphere processes
Chapter 8. Administration with scripting
Chapter 9. Accessing databases from WebSphere
Chapter 10. Accessing EIS applications from WebSphere
Chapter 11. Configuring messaging providers
Chapter 12. Configuring and managing web servers
Part 3. Managing distributed systems
Chapter 13. Performance tuning
Chapter 14. Clustering, workload management, and high availability
Chapter 15. Monitoring distributed systems
Part 4. Managing z/OS systems
Chapter 16. Performance tuning
Chapter 17. Clustering and high availability
Chapter 18. Monitoring z/OS systems
Part 5. Working with applications
Chapter 19. New features for application development and deployment
Chapter 20. Understanding class loaders
Chapter 21. Packaging and deploying Java EE applications
Chapter 22. Updating Java EE applications
Chapter 23. Working with SCA applications
Chapter 24. Working with OSGi applications
Chapter 25. Session management
Part 6. Maintenance
Chapter 26. Managing your environment with the centralized installation manager
Chapter 27. System recovery

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