We have installed an application server, now we will want to deploy applications. Applications can be installed manually or in an automated fashion using scripts. In this chapter, we will cover how to manually deploy a J2EE (Enterprise Edition) application, covering automated deployments in Chapter 4. As we walk through this chapter, we will show you how to deploy two applications. One application does not require database connectivity; the second is a database aware application which requires some WebSphere configuration to provide database connectivity to the application.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics: