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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 Reviewers

Mehmet Demir is a TOGAF certified Enterprise Architect with more than 15 years of experience designing systems for large companies. He has hands-on experience in developing and implementing SOA-based solutions using Oracle Fusion Middleware, WebCenter Portal, WebCenter Content, BEA WebLogic/AquaLogic product technologies and Oracle Identity Access Management Suite. As an Oracle certified SOA Architect, IBM certified SOA Designer, BEA certified Architect and Oracle WebCenter 11g Certified Implementation Specialist, Mehmet focuses on developing high quality solutions using best practices.

He is currently working for Thoughtcorp as an Enterprise Architect delivering high value IT solutions to many of Canada's most prominent companies such as CIBC, Home Hardware, and Bell TV. Prior to this Mehmet worked for BEA Systems where he was a principal member of the Canadian consulting team.

In addition to his technical capabilities, Mehmet has an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and is a certified Project Manager with a PMI PMP designation.

Mehmet can be contacted at: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/demirmehmet.

Hans Forbrich, an Oracle ACE Director, has been involved with Oracle products since 1984. As for the later 1990s, Hans has been heavily involved in Oracle's middleware products, whether Oracle Application Server or WebLogic Server, and the operations administration of application infrastructure, such as SOA, deployed into the middle tier.

Hans is the owner of Forbrich Computing, specializing in Oracle training. He is also an Oracle University partner and founding member of SHEN Group—a consortium of consultants in the Oracle technology field, ranging from Database to Oracle Business Intelligence and SOA Suite.

Tobias Luetticke has more than 12 years of experience in the software field. As a Consultant and Software Architect he shaped various mission-critical applications for German blue chip companies and his current employer. His background also includes project management and teaching software development best practices. Early in his career, Tobias developed a passion for open source and agile development methodologies that still drives his work. His main focus is on finding the best means to deliver business value. When not working, he and his family explore the beautiful country of New Zealand.

Tobias is a certified Scrum Master, Project Management Professional (PMP), and holds a Computer Science degree from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Excellence University, Germany.

Currently, he works as a Senior Application Solution Architect for a New Zealand government entity, where he architects enterprise applications and leads development teams to see his solutions through to fruition.

Tobias enjoys writing and shares his experience in the software development space through articles he publishes in various magazines as well as through his book on OpenSSH.

Shanthi Viswanathan is an Oracle technologies evangelist and predominantly provides consulting services in Oracle products. She has worked on several Oracle Fusion projects in various different roles spanning the entire life cycle. Shanthi has also helped clients with high availability, performance tuning, and capacity planning of Oracle Fusion Middleware products. She has trained and mentored clients and assisted in jump starting projects. She is currently a Principal Solution Architect at Canon Europe. In addition, Shanthi is an avid yoga practitioner and teacher.