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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
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The art of troubleshooting—where do you start?

Troubleshooting is part art, part science. Without the proper understanding of Oracle SOA Suite 11g, it becomes very difficult to know what tools, features, and capabilities are available to help you in your troubleshooting effort. Furthermore, it helps to understand certain fundamentals on how both the infrastructure and transactions behave.

Fortunately, the previous chapters covered numerous areas to prepare you for this:

  • Chapter 1, SOA Infrastructure Management—What you Need to Know introduced the various consoles, and more importantly the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console and Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control. These two are the core consoles for all administration, configuration, monitoring, and management that you will need to perform.

  • Chapter 3, Monitoring SOA Oracle Suite 11g described various areas of monitoring. You should now know how to monitor the Oracle WebLogic Server and the JVM, leverage SQL queries...