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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
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Troubleshooting performance issues

Troubleshooting performance issues is a rather vast and complicated area, which we will only be able to touch upon lightly. In general, performance becomes a concern when a transaction is unable to execute within a reasonable or expected time, or when the system is unavailable to process expected volumes. Sometimes this may be specific to a single transaction, other times it is something that is affecting every composite instance running on the server. The ultimate aim is to speed up the execution time of transactions by minimizing any undue delays and waits at the infrastructure level.

Server wide performance issues

When server wide performance problems occur, this should impact most or all of the transactions currently executing on your infrastructure. For example, if the dehydration store database is down or performing poorly, this will undoubtedly have an impact on all running instances.

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