Application Server CookBook


Learn about three core Java EE application servers with this handy guide.

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Who dares to learn the three most popular application servers in a week ? this book is the perfect guide for learning about the core Industry middleware products with practical 5 minute recipes and detailed comparison between each product.

Some answers that you will find here include: What is the difference between a JBoss AS domain and an Oracle Weblogic domain ? How do you bundle a datasource along with your application in all three application servers ? How to configure an application that runs without an hitch on all application servers ? What about failover and HA? How to port a WAS clustered application to JBoss EAP or viceversa ? Talking about second level cache, how do you activate it on each application server ? Three one minute recipes to install and configure a development environment ….

These are only a few examples of the many recipes that you will find in this 600 pages book!

More in detail here is how the book is organized:

  • Part I discusses about Oracle Weblogic Server, which is one of the core components of Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Part II is about JBoss Enterprise Application Platform the commercial product from Red Hat derived from the popular open source application server (JBoss AS).
  • Part III discusses about IBM Websphere which is the IBM product for developing and running Java enterprise software.

Each part is in turn divided into 11 Chapters which are re-iterated on each application server in order to provide an immediate comparison and quick reference to all aspects related to the configuration, administration and management of the application servers.