In this three-day course, you learn the advanced skills that are needed to monitor and tune the runtime of IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 for improved performance.
IBM Business Process Manager is a comprehensive BPM product that provides the visibility and insight to effectively manage organizational business processes. This course focuses on both the Standard and Advanced editions of IBM Business Process Manager. You learn how to configure the IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 system beyond the default settings in order to improve runtime performance. You also learn about performance tuning methods and monitoring tools that are available.
The course introduces you to a tuning checklist that lists the major components and their associated configuration properties. You learn about the configuration parameters available to system administrators, and how knowledge of these configuration settings is necessary for improving the runtime performance of IBM Business Process Manager V8.5. The course also provides hints and tips on monitoring and configuring IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 through in-depth lectures of various components.
Hands-on exercises are provided on Linux to reinforce lecture content. The exercises give you practical experience with IBM Business Process Manager V8.5 performance tuning and monitoring. Finally, you are introduced to the Tivoli Performance Viewer and IBM Support Assistant, and learn how to use these tools to monitor the runtime performance of a server.
After completing this course, you have a solid foundation in best practices for tuning IBM Business Process Manager V8.5, as well as the skills to diagnose performance problems.
This course provides lab exercises running on IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.5.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the architecture and components for a typical IBM Business Process Manager deployment
- Explain basic performance concepts and methodologies
- Apply the Business Process Manager performance checklist and configure the server for better performance
- Identify key development best practices for IBM Process Designer and IBM Integration Designer
- Implement best practices for general WebSphere runtime performance
- Tune the target modules for various bindings
- Purge data that is no longer needed from the Business Process Manager environment
- Create efficient Coaches and Coach Views
- Name the key best practices for the business flow manager (BFM)
- Identify key WebSphere monitoring facilities
- Evaluate various bottleneck patterns and determine a possible solution that is based on your observations
- Collect verbose GC trace logs from the runtime and analyze them to diagnose potential Java memory management issues
- Monitor application server performance by using WebSphere and the IBM Support Assistant
- Monitor and tune the JVM for optimum throughput and response time
- Monitor and tune connection pools for optimum performance
- Use the IBM Health Center tool to profile and tune Java EE applications
Troubleshoot Business Process Manager performance problems
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