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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By : Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga
Book Image

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
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Chapter 4. Tuning Oracle SOA Suite 11g for Optimum Performance

As an Oracle SOA Suite 11g administrator, when managing highly visible and mission critical business process application of your enterprise, one of the most important ongoing activities that you will engage in is performance tuning the infrastructure. Considerations like scalability, performance, and reliability of the underlying infrastructure are paramount. Pre-configured default settings are not optimal or may require tuning for performance and production environments, and this is where optimization is required to extract the best performance out of your environment.

In this chapter, you will learn details of specific areas that you need to focus on to improve your infrastructure performance. The key to optimization is to understand why you require optimizing in the first place, and knowing the ramifications of the changes you are making.


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