WS6OVMNG – WebSphere Application Server 6 Overview for Managers

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  • Code: WS6OVMNG
  • Duration: Days 1
  • Price per delegate: £495.00 +VAT

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Course Description

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

Target Student:

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.
Delivery Method:

Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives:

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 

Course Content

1. J2EE and WebSphere Overview
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
Other Products
J2EE and WebSphere Overview Questions
J2EE and WebSphere Overview Answers

2. J2EE Architecture and Services
J2EE Components
Web Browser
Application Client
J2EE Vendor Specifications
J2EE Blueprint
Data Sources
Java Naming and Directory Interface
Java Message Service
J2EE Connector Architecture
Java Transaction API
Lifecycle Management
WebSphere Architecture
J2EE Architecture & Services Questions
J2EE Architecture & Services Answers

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

4. 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
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

5. Web Server Management and Cluster Topology 
Web Server Management
Using IBM HTTP Server
IBM HTTP Server Architecture
Non-IHS Web Server
Managing Multiple Web Servers
Vertical Scaling
Horizontal Scaling
"Mixed" Scaling
Heterogeneous Scaling
Creating a Cluster
Cluster Member Options
Managing Clusters
Mapping Applications to Clusters
Cluster Topology Screen
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