WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Overview for Managers Training

Course #:WA1767

WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Overview for Managers Training

This course provides an overview of IBM WebSphere Application Server v7.0 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 (Java EE) Applications
  • WebSphere Application Server Architecture
  • Basic Enterprise Application Management
  • WebSphere Application Server Clustering
What you will learn  

After completing this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the new features introduced with WebSphere Application Server v7.0
  • Get an understanding of the various components in an Java EE application
  • Describe the architecture of different WebSphere editions
  • Understand the WebSphere administration model
  • Describe the role and features of WebSphere Administration console
  • Describe the benefits of a clustered WebSphere Application Server environment

This course is designed for Managers, Project Leaders and other IT staff who are new to WebSphere Application Server v7.0. This course introduces the WebSphere Application Server v7.0 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 7.0 Overview for Managers Training

Chapter 1. Java EE and WebSphere Overview

  • Goals of Enterprise Applications
  • What is Java?
  • What is Java EE?
  • The Java EE 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 Application Server Platform
  • "Base" Edition
  • Other WAS Editions
  • IBM HTTP Server
  • Other Products
  • Java EE and WebSphere Overview Questions
  • Java EE and WebSphere Overview Answers
  • Reference

Chapter 2. What's New in WebSphere Application Server 7.0 & Rational Application Developer 7.5

  • New for Developers
  • Support for New Standards
  • Standards Matrix
  • Simplified EJB Programming
  • Annotations and POJOs
  • Session Bean Example – Business Interface
  • Session Bean Example – Bean Class
  • JPA Entities
  • Simplified Web Service Programming
  • JAX-WS Provider Example
  • JAX-WS Consumer Example
  • Portlet API 2.0 (JSR 286) Support
  • Development Tools
  • New for Administrators
  • Centralized Installation
  • Mixed Version Management
  • Dynamic Provisioning
  • Business Level Applications
  • Flexible Management
  • Web Service Management
  • Jython Script Library
  • Property File Configuration
  • Fine-Grained Administrative Security
  • Security Domains
  • IBM Support Assistant
  • Summary

Chapter 3. Java EE Overview for Administrators

  • Java EE Components
  • Java EE Vendor Specifications
  • Containers
  • Java EE Blueprint
  • Services
  • JDBC
  • Data Sources
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface
  • Java Message Service
  • JavaMail
  • Java EE Connector Architecture
  • Java Transaction API
  • Security
  • Lifecycle Management
  • Application Server Architecture
  • Java EE Application Structure
  • EAR File
  • What are Modules?
  • Java EE Deployment Descriptors
  • Web Module
  • EJB Module
  • Client Module

Chapter 4. Administration Console and Application Deployment

  • Single Server Admin Structure
  • Administration Clients
  • Logging In
  • Console Overview
  • Navigation Tree
  • Workspace Area
  • Configuration and Runtime
  • 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

Chapter 5. Network Deployment Architecture

  • 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
  • Firewall Issues
  • WebSphere Profiles - Recap
  • Network Deployment Profiles
  • Profile Management Tool
  • manageprofiles command
  • Federating Nodes
  • Federating an Application Server Profile
  • Federating a Custom Profile
  • 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

Chapter 6. Web Server Management and Cluster Topology

  • Web Server Management
  • Administering 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
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