About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code OCW11MTP
Duration 3 Days
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This course trains Oracle WebLogic Server administrators and architects to tune the various aspects of Oracle WebLogic Server to attain optimal performance. Delegates learn how performance test data is generated, gathered, analyzed, and saved.

An appendix is included covering the differences between the 11g (10.3.3) and 12c (12.1.1) product versions with regard to Oracle WebLogic Server administration topics.

Learn To:

  • Describe different monitoring and tuning tools such as JvisualVM, JRockit Mission Control, and so on
  • Instrument with load testing tool such as Grinder
  • Generate and analyze performance data
  • Tune Java Virtual Machine (JVM) parameters
  • Tune Oracle WebLogic Server parameters
  • Describe a typical performance methodology

Target Audience

  • Java EE Developer
  • Project Manager
  • SOA Architect
  • System Integrator
  • Web Administrator

Prerequisites

  • Fair knowledge of administering Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Basic knowledge of Java programming

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe performance tuning methodology and tools
  • Configure performance evaluation tools
  • Use the JRockit Mission Control to monitor JRockit JVM
  • Use JRockit Flight Recorder to record and analyze JRockit performance data
  • Use Java Visual VM to monitor Hotspot JVM
  • Use the Grinder to record performance test data and tune JVM
  • Configure and use Work Manager
  • Tune performance of Web applications
  • Configure and tune JDBC performance
  • Configure and tune EJB performance
  • Configure and tune JMS performance
  • Describe performance considerations for clusters

Outline

Introduction to Performance Monitoring

  • Overview of Performance Methodology
  • Importance of Performance Tests and Benchmarks
  • Introduction to Load and Stress Test Tools
  • Configuring the Grinder
  • Introduction to Oracle Application Testing Suite

Monitoring and Tuning JRockit JVM

  • Overview of Java Virtual Machines
  • Understanding Garbage Collection and Heap Fragments
  • JRockit JVM Benefits
  • JRockit Mission Control
  • JRockit Flight Recorder
  • JRockit Memory Leak Detector
  • Tuning JRockit JVM Garbage Collection
  • Configuring JVM Parameters

Tuning Hotspot JVM

  • Overview of Hotspot JVM
  • Tools for Monitoring Hotspot JVM
  • Using Java Visual VM
  • Command-line Tools to Monitor Hotspot JVM
  • Understanding JVM Ergonomics
  • Use of Throughput Goal
  • Use of Footprint Goal
  • Configuring JVM Parameters

Configuring Work Managers

  • Introduction to WLS Self-tuning
  • What is Work Manager?
  • Threadpool and Priority
  • Scheduling Guidelines
  • Work Manager Configuration
  • Work Manager Scope and Sharing Constraints
  • Introduction to CommonJ

Configuring Other WebLogic Server Resources

  • Domain Startup Mode
  • Native IO Performance
  • Stuck Threads
  • Tuning Chunk Size
  • Connection Backlogs

Using the JSP Compiler jspc

  • Using the Precompile Option
  • Setting JSP Page Check Interval
  • Setting Servlet Reload Check Interval
  • Defining WebLogic Cache Tag

Tuning JDBC

  • Tuning Connection Pools
  • Tuning Statement Caches
  • Performing Batch Updates
  • Tuning Transactions
  • Tuning Database Specific Parameters

Tuning EJB

  • Tuning Pool Size
  • Tuning Cache Size
  • Tuning Concurrency Strategy
  • Tuning Entity Bean Parameters
  • Tuning Transactions
  • Tuning EJB Clients

Tuning JMS

  • Tuning JMS Clients
  • Defining Aggregation and Message Pipeline
  • Describing Persistence Techniques
  • Listing Throttling Techniques
  • Considerations for Store and Forward message

Tuning WebLogic Server Clusters

  • Architectural Consideration
  • Load Balancers and Firewalls
  • Session Persistence
  • General Tuning Tips
Essentials

3 Days

Duration
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