WebSphere Application Server 6 Overview for Managers Training

Course #:WA1517

WebSphere Application Server 6 Overview for Managers Training

This course provides an overview of IBM WebSphere Application Server v6 and is intended for managers with teams working on different areas of WebSphere Application Server. This course clears the air on the application server's functionality and its different features. Having understood the key features of the product and its capabilities, participants will be better able to allocate resources in this area.

  • Enterprise (J2EE) Applications
  • WebSphere Application Server Architecture
  • Basic Enterprise Application Management
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning with Tivoli Performance Analyzer
What you will learn
  After completing this course, the participant should be able to:
  • Get an understanding of the various components in an J2EE application
  • Describe the architecture of different WebSphere editions
  • Understand the WebSphere administration model
  • Describe the role and features of WebSphere Administration console
  • Gain an insight into the problem determination, performance monitoring and tuning features of WebSphere Application Server
  This course is designed for Managers, Project Leaders and other IT staff who are new to WebSphere Application Server V6. This course introduces the WebSphere Application Server v6 in a easy to understand manner and touches upon the key areas that are an important part of the product.
  The participant should have some understanding of web technology or internet applications.
  One day

Outline of WebSphere Application Server 6 Overview for Managers Training

1. J2EE and WebSphere Overview

  • Objectives
  • Goals of Enterprise Applications
  • What is Java?
  • What is J2EE?
  • The J2EE Specifications
  • Role of Application Server
  • What is a Servlet?
  • Servlet Execution
  • What is a JSP?
  • JSP Code Sample
  • What is an EJB?
  • EJB Types
  • EJB Examples
  • Model-View-Controller Architecture
  • MVC An Example
  • WebSphere Platform
  • Base Edition
  • Base Edition
  • Other WAS Editions
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • Other Products
  • J2EE and WebSphere Overview Questions
  • J2EE and WebSphere Overview Answers
  • Reference

2. J2EE Architecture and Services

  • Objectives
  • J2EE Components
  • Web Browser
  • Applet
  • Application Client
  • J2EE Vendor Specifications
  • Containers
  • J2EE Blueprint
  • Services
  • JDBC
  • Data Sources
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface
  • Java Message Service
  • JavaMail
  • J2EE Connector Architecture
  • Java Transaction API
  • Security
  • Lifecycle Management
  • WebSphere Architecture
  • J2EE Architecture & Services Questions
  • J2EE Architecture & Services Answers
  • Reference

3. Administration Console and Application Deployment

  • Objectives
  • Single Server Admin Structure
  • Administration Clients
  • Console Intro
  • Logging In
  • Console Overview
  • Navigation Tree
  • Workspace Area
  • Help Area
  • Save Configuration
  • Save Conflicts
  • Common Configuration
  • Scope
  • Application Installation
  • Installation Steps
  • Finishing Up
  • Start Application
  • Applications on File System
  • Admin Console & Application Deployment Questions
  • Admin Console & Application Deployment Answers
  • Reference

4. Network Deployment Architecture

  • Objectives
  • Workload Management (WLM) Basics
  • Role of Network Deployment Software
  • Similarities With Base Edition
  • Differences With Base Edition
  • Coexistence With Base Edition
  • Network Deployment Cell
  • Deployment Manager and Node Agents
  • Configuration File Synchronization
  • Synchronization Problems
  • Network Deployment Profiles
  • Federating Nodes
  • Federating an Application Server Profile
  • Federating a Custom Profile
  • Adding Nodes
  • Prerequisites Before Adding Nodes
  • Steps Taken When Adding a Node
  • Removing Nodes
  • Admin Console Changes
  • Controlling Deployment Manager and Node Agents
  • Automatically Starting Servers
  • Network Deployment Architecture Questions
  • Network Deployment Architecture Answers
  • Reference

5. Web Server Management and Cluster Topology

  • Objectives
  • Web Server Management
  • Using IBM HTTP Server
  • IBM HTTP Server Architecture
  • Non-IHS Web Server
  • Managing Multiple Web Servers
  • Cluster
  • Vertical Scaling
  • Horizontal Scaling
  • "Mixed" Scaling
  • Heterogeneous Scaling
  • Creating a Cluster
  • Cluster Member Options
  • Managing Clusters
  • Mapping Applications to Clusters
  • Cluster Topology Screen
  • Topology
  • Factors Affecting Topology
  • Coexistence Scenarios
  • Common Topologies
  • All in One
  • Vertical Scaling
  • Server Separation
  • "Mixed" Scaling
  • Web Server Horizontal Scaling
  • Web Server Management & Cluster Topology Questions
  • Web Server Management & Cluster Topology Answers
  • Reference
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.