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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By : Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga
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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By: Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga

Overview of this book

Oracle SOA Suite 11g is the backbone of messaging and application integration in a service-oriented architecture. An application administrator is responsible for an end-to-end administration and management of the infrastructure. Understanding the underlying components, services, and configuration and their relations to each other is necessary to effectively administer the Oracle SOA Suite 11g environment. Due to its sheer size, administering Oracle SOA Suite 11g is a daunting task.This book provides detailed explanations of all the core administrative and management activities around Oracle SOA Suite. It includes compact information for end-to-end administration of Oracle SOA Suite 11g. It delves into advanced topics such as silent installs, cloning, backup and recovery and high availability installations.Using this book, you will be able to administer and secure your Oracle SOA Suite services and applications. You will follow examples that you can use in your everyday life as a SOA Suite administrator. The book begins with managing composite applications, their deployments and lifecycles and then moves on to monitoring instances, service engines, Weblogic Server and composite applications. With a detailed coverage of topics like the administration of individual service components as well as configuring MBeans using both Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control and WLST-based scripts, you will be equipped to work with any services and applications.Towards the end, you will be taken through identifying faults & exceptions, troubleshooting approaches, and securing various components.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers


As an Oracle SOA Suite 11g administrator, you must be comfortable with monitoring both the infrastructure as well as transactions. In this chapter, we covered the following:

  • Composite instance monitoring

  • Performance of composite instances through the console and SQL queries

  • Reviewing and understanding relevant logs, using selective tracing and structure of a log entry

  • Oracle WebLogic Server and infrastructure monitoring of managed servers, JVM, messaging queues and topics, and data sources

In Chapter 6, Troubleshooting Oracle SOA Suite 11g Infrastructure, we will see how to go about troubleshooting and resolving various errors, faults, and exceptions that you may find during your monitoring activities.

Now that you have learnt how to manage and monitor Oracle SOA Suite 11g, the next chapter focuses on methods to improve the performance of your infrastructure.