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WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Concepts, Planning, and Design Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 01 August 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738438464
ISBN-13: 9780738438467
IBM Form #: SG24-8022-01

Authors: Carla Sadtler, Fabio Albertoni, Jan Bajerski, Davide Barillari, Libor Cada, Susan Hanson, Guo Liang Huang, Rispna Jain, Gabriel Knepper Mendes, Catalin Mierlea, Shishir Narain, Sergio Pinto, Jennifer Ricciuti and Christian Steege

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about the concepts, planning, and design of IBM WebSphere® Application Server V8.5 environments. The target audience of this book is IT architects and consultants who want more information about the planning and design of application-serving environments, from small to large, and complex implementations.

    This book addresses the packaging and features in WebSphere Application Server, and highlights the most common implementation topologies. It provides information about planning for specific tasks and components that conform to the WebSphere Application Server environment.

    Also in this book are planning guidelines for Websphere Application Server and Websphere Application Server Network Deployment on distributed platforms. It also includes guidelines for WebSphere Application Server for IBM z/OS®. This book contains information about migration considerations when moving from previous releases.

    This book has been updated with the new features introduced with WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to WebSphere Application Server

    Chapter 2. Integration with other products

    Chapter 3. An overview of the full profile

    Chapter 4. An overview of the Liberty profile

    Chapter 5. Intelligent Management

    Chapter 6. WebSphere Batch

    Chapter 7. Infrastructure

    Chapter 8. Topologies

    Chapter 9. Installation planning

    Chapter 10. Performance, scalability, and high availability

    Chapter 11. Application development and deployment

    Chapter 12. System management

    Chapter 13. Messaging and service integration

    Chapter 14. Web services

    Chapter 15. Security

    Chapter 16. WebSphere Application Server for z/OS

    Chapter 17. Migration

    Appendix A. Sample topology walkthrough

    Appendix B. Sample topology using the job manager and a Liberty profile

    Appendix C. Sample topology for maintenance and troubleshooting using the Liberty profile

    Appendix D. Additional material


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