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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


In this chapter, we have seen many options available for tuning Oracle SOA Suite 11g and provided guidelines and recommendations on how to improve performance of your application infrastructure, covering areas of Oracle WebLogic Server, Service Engines, code considerations, Oracle database tuning, and operating system recommendations.

It is also critically important to understand the role that your infrastructure and application design decisions can have on the performance you desire, and to ensure that these areas are not neglected when attempting to tune the system.

To summarize, in this chapter you have learned the following:

  • Reviewing your existing infrastructure, having the right strategy in place before diving into performance planning, and effectively planning an optimizing technique for your Oracle SOA Suite 11g environment.

  • The key areas and levels of your infrastructure that need to be performance tuned via the JVM, application server, infrastructure, and underlying database...