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WebSphere Application Server Overview for Managers Training

Course ID: WAS1517
Duration: 1 Days

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This course provides an overview of IBM WebSphere Application Server v6 and is intended for managers with teams working on different areas of WebSphere Application Server. This course clears the air on the application server's functionality and its different features. Having understood the key features of the product and its capabilities, participants will be better able to allocate resources in this area.

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Learning Objectives

  • Get an understanding of the various components in an Java EE application
  • Describe the architecture of different WebSphere editions
  • Understand the WebSphere administration model
  • Describe the role and features of WebSphere Administration console
  • Gain an insight into the problem determination, performance monitoring and tuning features of WebSphere Application Server


The participant should have some understanding of web technology or internet applications.

Course Outline

Java EE and WebSphere Overview

  • Goals of Enterprise Applications
  • What is Java?
  • What is Java EE?
  • The Java EE Specifications
  • Role of Application Server
  • What is a Servlet?
  • Servlet Execution
  • What is a JSP?
  • JSP Code Sample
  • What is an EJB?
  • EJB Types
  • EJB Examples
  • Model-View-Controller Architecture
  • MVC An Example
  • WebSphere Platform
  • Base Edition
  • Other WAS Editions
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • Other Products

Java EE Architecture and Services

  • Java EE Components
  • Web Browser
  • Applet
  • Application Client
  • Java EE Vendor Specifications
  • Containers
  • Java EE Blueprint
  • Services
  • JDBC
  • Data Sources
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface
  • Java Message Service
  • JavaMail
  • Java EE Connector Architecture
  • Java Transaction API
  • Security
  • Lifecycle Management
  • WebSphere Architecture

Administration Console and Application Deployment

  • Single Server Admin Structure
  • Administration Clients
  • Console Intro
  • Logging In
  • Console Overview
  • Navigation Tree
  • Workspace Area
  • Help Area
  • Save Configuration
  • Save Conflicts
  • Common Configuration
  • Scope
  • Application Installation
  • Installation Steps
  • Finishing Up
  • Start Application
  • Applications on File System

Network Deployment Architecture

  • Workload Management (WLM) Basics
  • Role of Network Deployment Software
  • Similarities With Base Edition
  • Differences With Base Edition
  • Coexistence With Base Edition
  • Network Deployment Cell
  • Deployment Manager and Node Agents
  • Configuration File Synchronization
  • Synchronization Problems
  • Network Deployment Profiles
  • Federating Nodes
  • Federating an Application Server Profile
  • Federating a Custom Profile
  • Adding Nodes
  • Prerequisites Before Adding Nodes
  • Steps Taken When Adding a Node
  • Removing Nodes
  • Admin Console Changes
  • Controlling Deployment Manager and Node Agents
  • Automatically Starting Servers

Web Server Management and Cluster Topology

  • Web Server Management
  • Using IBM HTTP Server
  • IBM HTTP Server Architecture
  • Non-IHS Web Server
  • Managing Multiple Web Servers
  • Cluster
  • Vertical Scaling
  • Horizontal Scaling
  • "Mixed" Scaling
  • Heterogeneous Scaling
  • Creating a Cluster
  • Cluster Member Options
  • Managing Clusters
  • Mapping Applications to Clusters
  • Cluster Topology Screen
  • Topology
  • Factors Affecting Topology
  • Coexistence Scenarios
  • Common Topologies
  • All in One
  • Vertical Scaling
  • Server Separation
  • Web Server Horizontal Scaling

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