Solution Deployment Guide for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere

Book description

This IBM Redbooks publication is written for services professionals who are responsible for developing, selling, and implementing customer-based service engagements. The book focuses on implementation services for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere V6.0.

IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere is a performance management solution for WebSphere Application Server-based applications. It enables monitoring of various performance aspects of WebSphere Application Servers and provides valuable assistance in finding and removing application bottlenecks. This implementation service for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere is suitable for customers with multiple mission-critical applications deployed on WebSphere Application Server.

This book explains the fundamental aspects of services engagement and Statement of Work creation. We explore in detail how to analyze the effort required for implementing the solution. We also provide several additional add-ons that you might be able to package in the implementation service.

This book is meant to be used in conjunction with Deployment Guide Series: IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere V6.0, SG24-7252. We will not cover deployment in detail; we are more focused on building the service engagement package.

Please note that the additional material referenced in the text is not available from IBM.

Table of contents

  1. Notices
    1. Trademarks
  2. Preface
    1. The team that wrote this book
    2. Become a published author
    3. Comments welcome
  3. Chapter 1: IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere solution offering
    1. Services solution overview
    2. ITCAM for WebSphere concepts
      1. Components
      2. Supported platform overview
    3. ITCAM for WebSphere solution
      1. Solution overview
      2. Software components
      3. Suggested hardware configuration
    4. Document organization
  4. Chapter 2: Planning for customer engagement
    1. Services engagement preparation
      1. Implementation skills
      2. Available resources
    2. Solution scope and components
      1. Basic solution definition
      2. Cross-sell and up-sell opportunities
    3. Services engagement overview
      1. Executive Assessment
      2. Demonstration system setup
      3. Analyze solution tasks
      4. Creating a contract
    4. Defining solution timing
      1. Environment analysis tasks
      2. WebSphere application management tasks
    5. Statement of work
      1. Environment analysis service
      2. WebSphere application management service
  5. Chapter 3: Demonstration of ITCAM for WebSphere
    1. Demonstration system setup
      1. Installing application environment
      2. Installing ITCAM for WebSphere environment
      3. Setting up management resources
      4. Running the application load generator
    2. WebSphere Application Server monitoring
    3. Generating performance report
  6. Chapter 4: Implementation of ITCAM for WebSphere service
    1. Install the managing server (1/3)
    2. Install the managing server (2/3)
    3. Install the managing server (3/3)
    4. Modify the managing server for the other site
    5. Install data collectors (1/2)
    6. Install data collectors (2/2)
    7. Customize the management environment
      1. IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere
      2. Activating data collection (1/2)
      3. Activating data collection (2/2)
      4. Defining server groups
      5. Defining operators
    8. Run initial data collection
    9. Collect performance reports
    10. Run detailed data collection
      1. Scheduling monitoring level changes
      2. Getting transaction trace
      3. Performing lock analysis
      4. Performing memory leak analysis (1/2)
      5. Performing memory leak analysis (2/2)
    11. Develop the finding report
    12. Remove the data collector
  7. Chapter 5: Complementary solutions for ITCAM for WebSphere engagement
    1. Cross-sell and up-sell
    2. Additional solutions
      1. Managing and analyzing response time
      2. Working with messaging infrastructure
      3. Managing Web Services and SOA infrastructure
    3. Enhancement solutions
      1. Enabling a split server for load balancing and reliability
      2. Security enhancement
      3. Integrating performance monitoring with the portal solution
      4. Collecting performance information in Tivoli Data Warehouse
  8. Appendix A: Additional material
    1. Locating the Web material
    2. Using the Web material
      1. System requirements for downloading the Web material
      2. How to use the Web material
  9. Abbreviations and acronyms
  10. Related publications
    1. IBM Redbooks
    2. Other publications
    3. Online resources
    4. How to get IBM Redbooks
    5. Help from IBM
  11. Index
  12. Back cover

Product information

  • Title: Solution Deployment Guide for IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for WebSphere
  • Author(s): Budi Darmawan
  • Release date: December 2006
  • Publisher(s): IBM Redbooks
  • ISBN: None