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Introduction to WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6

IBM Course Code: VX899G

GK# 720744 Vendor# VX899G

Course Overview


This course provides an introduction to WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6. WebSphere eXtreme Scale operates as an in-memory data grid that dynamically manages application data and business logic across multiple servers. It provides architects and developers with a solution for addressing scalability and performance issues through advanced caching and grid technology.

The course covers the basic architecture of WebSphere eXtreme Scale and administrative concepts that are related to it. It begins with an overview of the WebSphere eXtreme Scale product and grid technology. You then learn how to install WebSphere eXtreme Scale, design a topology, and determine sizing requirements. You also learn how to offload HTTP sessions to WebSphere eXtreme Scale solutions, and use the WebSphere eXtreme Scale dynacache plugin for WebSphere.

Note: This self-study course contains lecture content only. It does not include any hands-on labs, recordings, or demonstrations.

What You'll Learn

  • Explain the features of the WebSphere eXtreme Scale product
  • Describe cache scenarios that can effectively use WebSphere eXtreme Scale
  • Describe the architecture and topologies of WebSphere eXtreme Scale environments
  • Explain the design considerations that are involved in designing an eXtreme Scale solution
  • Describe how to offload HTTP sessions to WebSphere eXtreme Scale
  • Describe the WebSphere eXtreme Scale dynacache plugin for WebSphere
  • Identify WebSphere eXtreme Scale design and sizing requirements
  • Use the WebSphere eXtreme Scale web console


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Self-Paced Outline

  • Course introduction
  • WebSphere eXtreme Scale overview
  • Architecture details
  • WebSphere eXtreme Scale installation
  • Administration and configuration
  • HTTP session management
  • WebSphere eXtreme Scale with WebSphere Commerce Suite for dynacache offload
  • WebSphere eXtreme Scale topology design and sizing
  • WebSphere eXtreme Scale web console and memory utilization
  • Course summary

Who Should Attend


This basic course is designed for independent software vendors, systems integrators, system administrators, architects, and developers who develop or architect solutions by using IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale.

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:


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