Virtual application patterns in IBM PureApplication System provide easy and powerful capabilities to construct a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) pattern. This three-part series shows you how to use the PDK to build virtual application patterns to deploy several classic web platform topologies. More >
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- Setting up security for RESTful web services with WebSphere Application Server
This article helps you understand commonly used options for securing web services. It then shows you how to configure security for a RESTful web service, set up authentication against an IBM Bluepages enterprise directory, and set up authorization using IBM Bluegroups.
- Understanding WebSphere Application Server SAML Trust Association Interceptor
Recent fix packs to WebSphere Application Server V7.0, 8.0, and 8.5 include a new SAML Trust Association Interceptor (TAI) with advanced SSO capabilities. Just updated, this article explains the TAI's many properties and options and shows you how to use them.
- Working with JD Edwards Connector or WebSphere Adapter on different runtimes
Learn about working with the JD Edwards Adapter or Connector on different runtimes, such as WebSphere Business Process Manager, WebSphere Cast Iron Appliance, WebSphere Cast Iron Live, and WebSphere Message Broker.
- Governance in the age of APIs and social interactions
Governance is no longer the control point for a user interface or internal IT system -- rather it is the edge of the enterprise, the point where the uncontrolled meets the somewhat controlled. Choosing which capabilities to project across that boundary and how to do it must be a joint business and IT decision –- sometimes even a pure business decision, executed by IT.
- Troubleshooting IBM Business Process Manager
Troubleshooting BPM issues can be complex without the correct tools and techniques. This article describes a set of tools and techniques suggested by the IBM BPM SWAT and Support team to help you with problem determination for IBM BPM.
- Modeling business rules with IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM)
This article describes three models for implementing an IBM ODM business rule project: the domain conceptual model, the executable object model (XOM), and the business object model (BOM). It also describes the processes and IBM tools you can use to create the model.
- From spreadsheets to IBM Business Monitor dashboards in under an hour
Starting with a simple spreadsheet tool such as Microsoft Excel, this article series shows you how to define metrics, KPIs, reports, and sample data, and then quickly create and customize a visual dashboard to meet the needs of your business users. Topics include formatting, adding widgets, changing display types, defining alerts, and enabling real-time updating.
- Getting started with Data Format Definition Language (DFDL) in IBM Integration Bus
In this age of big data, most of the data begging to be analyzed is in a variety of structured and semi-structured formats, both text and binary. Until now, there has been no standard way to describe this data. Watch these two videos to learn about the new Data Format Definition Language (DFDL), and see how you can use it to describe a wide variety of data formats.
- Performance tuning in WebSphere Transformation Extender (TX)
Detect performance bottlenecks and improve performance in WebSphere TX maps.
- Build your own cloud sandbox with IBM Workload Deployer
This article series helps you create your own cloud environment for Proof-of-Concept projects. Part 1 shows you how to install an ESX server and the Workload Deployer virtual appliance, available free from IBM as the Virtual Pattern Kit for Developers (VPKD). Part 2 shows you how to configure Workload Deployer security options
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Recognizing developerWorks Master Author Bobby Woolf
Bobby Woolf is an Infrastructure Architect for IBM PureSystems in the AIM Services and Support organization. He is a co-author of several retail books on topics such as at Enterprise Integration, SOA, and IBM On Demand Technology.
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