"The book Mastering WebLogic is a technical tour de force thatreveals WebLogics inner workings and provides solid,pragmatic advice for high volume production deployments. If you areserious about using WebLogic Server, you should read thisbook."
Richard Monson-Haefel, author of Enterprise JavaBeans, 3rdEdition (OReilly 2001)
Written by leading experts in the field, this advanced-levelbook provides best practices for developing and deploying WebLogicServer 8.1 applications. The authors share their real-worldexperience with WebLogic Server and its features to help youunderstand not only how things can be done, but also how thingsshould be done. They walk you through different design solutions,architectures, construction techniques, deployment options, andmanagement techniques, explaining the benefits of each alternative.A realistic example application that leverages key technologiessuch as JSP, Jakarta Struts, JMS, EJB, and Web Services is alsobuilt and deployed to help illustrate selected techniques and bestpractices. Each decision made during the development and deploymentof the application is discussed in detail, providing insight anddirection for similar decisions in your own efforts.
The best practices presented cover a wide range of topics,ranging from Web application and EJB development recommendations toadvanced administration, performance tuning, and configurationtechniques. With these best practices, youll quickly learnhow to:
- Choose an appropriate architecture for your WebLogic Serverapplication
- Package and deploy WebLogic Server applications properly
- Leverage the latest EJB, JMS, Security, and Web servicesfeatures available in WebLogic Server 8.1
- Deliver and troubleshoot scalable high-performance systems
- Configure and manage your development, test, and productionenvironments for optimum productivity and performance
The companion Web site contains example code and installationinstructions, a detailed walkthrough of a complete exampleapplication, and links to additional resources.