IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5 Performance Tuning Book

Update: I no longer maintain this course. You may find similar or other courses on Udemy.

It’s great pleasure to annouce “WebSphere ND 8.5 Performance Tuning Course” book.  As a Co Author, I enjoyed writing and hope you may enjoy reading too. This course provides students with the tools and techniques to tune the performance of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Version 8.5 (WAS ND 8.5).

This book is available to buy on Middleware Books –

The following topics are covered:

  • Performance tuning process
  • How WAS processes requests
  • Tools that can be used to measure and tune performance of WAS
  • Tuning JVMs, Thread pools, Connection pools
  • Tuning session/replication/persistence

Course Outline

Performance Tuning Process and Tools
  • Performance Tuning Process
  • Model for Performance Tuning
  • PMI, TPV and the Advisor
  • WAS Threads, the Work Horses
  • Identifying Bottlenecks
JVM Tuning
  • Server Hang & Thread dumps
  • Memory Leak & Heap dumps
  • Dump Agents
  • JVM Memory Architecture and Flags
Tuning Thread Pools
  • Application Execution Model
  • Tuning Thread Pool
  • Tuning Transport Channels
  • Tuning Connection Pools
  • Connection Pool settings
  • Statement Caching and its Impact on Performance
Session Tuning
  • Calculating Optimal session Time-Out Duration
  • Session Replication Tuning
  • Session Persistence Tuning
  • Session Replication Vs Persistence
  • Performance Tuning Checklist
  • Summary