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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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In this chapter, we learned that WebSphere Application Server provides a level of abstraction to messaging configuration by allowing resources to be referenced by JNDI. We deployed a message-enabled application, which required a queue connection factory and queue destination, which it used to send and receive messages. Also, in this chapter, we discussed how to configure SiBus members to use either a file store or a data store and outlined the pros and cons of each.

We then covered how to install WebSphere MQ and learned how to create a queue manager and a queue. We then covered how to re-map our application's resource references to re-point the application to use MQ messaging subsystem, as opposed to the internal messaging subsystem.

There are many uses of messaging in enterprise applications and we have covered the key areas for configuring WAS to facilitate resources for message-enabled applications.

MQ link was explained through an example demonstration. We learned how to configure...