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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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Implementing the backup process

Now that we have described the types of files to be backed up, the frequency of backup needed, and the locations of what needs to be backed up, you may use alternate third-party tools or commands to perform your filesystem backups. The backup commands and instructions in this section are meant to serve as a workable guideline to cover all areas requiring backup and are general in nature. They assume a Linux-based operating system with gtar installed, but they may be substituted with alternate file manipulation commands as needed. We recommend dedicating a backup mount point with ample storage and timestamping each backup file with the date and time in the file name. Many backup solutions that can be leveraged to automate and simplify the administration of the entire backup process are available in the market.

Oracle system files

The Oracle system files are comprised of the server specific files under the /etc system directory as well as the Oracle Inventory...