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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By : Steve Robinson
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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By: Steve Robinson

Overview of this book

Administrators require a secure, scalable, and resilient application infrastructure to support the development of JEE applications and SOA services. IBM’s WebSphere Application Server is optimized for this task, and this book will ensure that you can utilize all that this tool has to offer with the exciting new features of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide is fully revised with details of the new functionality of WebSphere Application Server 8.0, including the new installation GUI, managed deployment, and HPEL. With this book in hand, you will be equipped to provide an innovative, performance-based foundation to build, run, and manage JEE applications and SOA services.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 has been tuned for higher performance out of the box, and numerous enhancements have been made to give you as an administrator more options for increasing runtime performance. This book will allow you to utilize all of these features, including HPEL logging and disabling WebSphere MQ Messaging. You will be taken through how to configure and prepare WebSphere resources for your application deployments, and by the end of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, you will be able to successfully manage and tune your WebSphere 8.0 implementation.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
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Deploying a data access application

Now that we have created a JDBC provider and a data source which uses the Oracle provider, we are now ready to deploy a data access application. Our application comes in the form of an EAR file called HRLister.ear, which can be downloaded from the Packt Publishing website at the following location:

The HRLister EAR file contains a single web application which, in turn, contains a servlet called listtable. The application is used to show how to deploy an application which uses a resource reference. The resource reference uses a JNDI lookup to find the data source and allows the application to connect to the HR database.

Our application contains several deployment descriptors; one is called application.xml and the other is called web.xml. The two descriptors detail certain configuration information which will be used by WAS at deployment.

  1. To begin the deployment, click the Install button in the Enterprise Applications section, as seen...