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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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Monitored deployments

IBM has added a great new feature for WAS 8 known as monitored deployments. Within the administrative console, it is now possible to set a global deployment setting which allows an administrator to specify a monitored directory. A monitored directory allows an administrator to simply drop an Application EAR file into a monitored folder and WAS will automatically install it. This saves you time, especially in development environments where many deployments may be made in a single day as part of testing new versions of an application. WAS will poll the monitored directory for any new application artifacts that appear and automatically install them. Since we have already installed the DefaultApplication.ear earlier, we will first uninstall it and then re-install it using a monitored directory. You cannot install an application again using the same assigned name if it already exists as an installed application. If you wish to re-install an application and use the same logical...