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Book Details

ISBN 139781849683029
Paperback304 pages

About This Book

  • A practical book with step-by-step instructions for admins in real-time company environments
  • Create, commit, undo, and monitor a change session using the Administration Console
  • Create basic automated tooling with WLST
  • Access advanced resource attributes in the Administration Console

Who This Book Is For

If you are a web server administrator looking for a quick guide for performing routine and important WebLogic server administration functions, including configuring WebLogic server and deploying Java EE applications, then this is a perfect book for you. No knowledge of administering WebLogic server is required.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Oracle WebLogic: Your First Step into the Middleware World!
The very first steps into middleware
The case: Your company needs middleware!
Oracle WebLogic architecture and terminology
Oracle WebLogic—a JEE server… but what is JEE?
Key players in the middleware market
The big day: Presenting your research!
Summary
Chapter 2: The Beginning: Planning and Installation
Choosing your hardware
Operating system
Preparing your installation
Silent installation: step by step
Summary
Chapter 3: Oracle WebLogic Software Installed; What's Next?
The next steps
Summary
Chapter 4: Getting in Control: Operation Basics
Getting started: Start your WebLogic domain
Using the startup script (startWebLogic)
Summary
Chapter 5: Managed Servers and the Node Manager
Managed Servers
The Node Manager
Summary
Chapter 6: Deploy Your Applications in Oracle WebLogic
Deployment
Summary
Chapter 7: Connecting to the Outside World: JDBC and JMS
WebLogic resources
JDBC
JMS
Summary
Chapter 8: Making your WebLogic Mission-Critical: Clustering
Definition of a cluster
Summary
Chapter 9: The Heart of Oracle WebLogic Server: The JVM
The Java Virtual Machine (JVM)
Summary
Chapter 10: What if Something Goes Wrong?
Diagnostic patterns
WebLogic diagnostic tools
Summary
Chapter 11: Configuring and Analyzing Logging
WebLogic Logging Services
Server and domain logs
Viewing log files
Configure logging
Configure log filters
Oracle Diagnostics Logging (ODL)
Summary
Chapter 12: Keeping your WebLogic Secure: Security and Protection
Oracle WebLogic security concepts
Oracle WebLogic security concepts
Security mechanisms used in WebLogic Server
Other ways of protecting Oracle WebLogic
Summary
Chapter 13: WLST: Makes an Administrator's Life Easier
The WebLogic Scripting Tool explained
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Get started with techniques for installing and configuring WebLogic Server
  • Understand important WebLogic domain concepts including domain creation and configuration
  • Master the different ways to perform routine Oracle WebLogic Server administration functions including creating and configuring a domain, disabling and enabling the Administration Console, deploying applications, and much more
  • Deploy large-scale Java EE applications to servers and manage them
  • Learn how to create a managed server and its relationship with nodemanager
  • Understand, use, configure, and test JDBC and JMS
  • Learn about basic security and audit concepts
  • Get to grips with several server patterns such as JVM, JDBC, and JMS for debugging a problem
  • Monitor your application server using GUI and command-line tools including automation scripts
  • Customize Administration Console preferences

In Detail

Oracle's WebLogic 11g Server is an application server for building and deploying enterprise Java EE applications. WebLogic's infrastructure supports the deployment of many types of distributed applications and is an ideal foundation for building applications based on a Service Oriented Architecture. This book will guide you through the important administration aspects of WebLogic server.

Oracle WebLogic Server 11gR1 PS2: Administration Essentials is a focused step-by-step tutorial that provides an overview of the important administrative tasks performed by WebLogic Server administrators.

This book will teach administrators the techniques for installing and configuring Oracle WebLogic Server and how to deploy Java EE applications using the Administration Console, command-line interface, and scripting tools such as WLST. It starts with a good overview of the techniques needed in the middleware world of today. Clear explanations of definitions and concepts of JEE and how Oracle WebLogic fits into this picture are also provided. The book then dives into performing routine Oracle WebLogic server administration functions, and how to deploy different types of Java EE applications to WebLogic server.

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