WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Performance Tuning Global Knowledge Egypt

This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Performance Tuning (SPVC) (ZA815). This option does not require any travel.

This course teaches you how to monitor and tune WebSphere Application Servers for improved performance. You learn about performance tuning methods and monitoring tools that apply to both the application server environment and Java EE applications. These methods and tools for load testing, monitoring, and tuning are applied to various WebSphere components, such as the application server’s Java virtual machine (JVM), JDBC connection pools, JMS resources, and the general runtime environment.

Target Audience:

This intermediate course is designed for anyone who works on WebSphere related applications and projects, including administrators, IBM Business Partners, independent software vendors, and consultants.


You should have:

  • WebSphere administration skills, which you can learn by successfully completing an IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 or V8.5.5 administration course, WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Administration (WA585) / (ZA585) or WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Administration (WA855) / (ZA855), or through practical experience with administering a WebSphere Application Server environment
  • Basic operating skills for the Linux operating system


  • Course introduction
  • WebSphere Application Server systems and components
  • Overview of performance concepts and tuning tasks
  • Exercise: POD configuration
  • Apache JMeter and load testing
  • Exercise: Apache JMeter basics
  • Exercise: DayTrader Benchmark installation
  • Exercise: Using Apache JMeter to load test DayTrader
  • WebSphere performance data and tools
  • Exercise: Performance monitoring tools
  • WebSphere performance tuning methods
  • Introduction to the JVM
  • Exercise: Exploring GC policies and monitoring JVM performance
  • Tuning the JVM
  • Exercise: Tuning the JVM
  • Exercise: Troubleshooting JVM problems
  • Tuning the connection pool
  • Exercise: Tuning JDBC connection pools and enabling servlet caching
  • WebSphere runtime performance tuning
  • Application profiling and tuning
  • Exercise: Application profiling with Java Health Center
  • WebSphere clusters and scalability
  • Exercise: Load testing an application server cluster
  • Course summary

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