This chapter covers the following concepts:
Problem prevention best practices
Change control best practices
WebSphere best practices
Working with IBM WebSphere support
One of the best ways to avoid and flush out problems prior to releasing a new application into the production environment is to properly test it. To most, the concept of testing is an obvious prerequisite to putting an application into the production environment. However, it is important to note that the key is not just “testing,” but “proper testing”. To paraphrase a famous statement, it is not whether you test, but how you test. A large percentage of the problems ...