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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
Credits
About the Authors
Acknowledgement
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface

About the Authors

Ahmed Aboulnaga is a Technical Director at IPN Web Inc., a full life cycle systems integrator headquartered in Maryland, USA. Ahmed's professional focus is on technical management, architecture, and consulting within the Oracle Fusion Middleware stack, having implemented enterprise solutions for commercial, government, and global customers over the years.

Ahmed is an Oracle SOA Architect Certified Expert and Oracle Application Server Certified Associate and has presented at OpenWorld, Collaborate, OAUG, IOUG, and various Oracle users groups in the past. He actively contributes to the online community in areas of WebLogic Server, SOA Suite, Application Integration Architecture, Oracle Service Bus, Grid Control, and other Oracle middleware technologies. Ahmed is currently the President of the Western Michigan Oracle Users Group.

Arun Pareek is an IASA certified Software Architect and has been actively working as an SOA and BPM practitioner. Over the past six years, he has worked in the capacity of Consultant and Architect in the implementation of a variety of SOA-based projects for customers across the globe. He has a knack for designing systems that are scalable, manageable, performant, and fault-tolerant, and is a keen enthusiast of automation techniques.

He is currently employed with Rubicon Red, Australia; an innovative IT professional services firm focused on enabling enterprise agility and operational excellence through the adoption of emerging technologies such as SOA, BPM, and Cloud Computing. Rubicon Red was founded in 2009 to focus on the emergent needs of Oracle Fusion Middleware customers, and offers a robust SOA adoption methodology incorporating agile development, reference architecture(s), automation, and governance.

Prior to working with Rubicon Red, Arun has worked for companies such as Dell and Accenture where he has successfully executed many SOA-based projects in the communications and utilities domain.

Arun Pareek has also been engaged with Packt Publishing as a Technical Reviewer for quite some time now; reviewing books such as Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook and Oracle BPM Suite 11g Developer's cookbook. He is also an active blogger on these technologies, and runs a widely popular blog at http://beatechnologies.wordpress.com. He can also be contacted at his personal e-mail address at.