JBoss AS 7 book soon to be published

Looking for one more reason to love JBoss AS 7 ? I’ll try to provide one ! I’m really excited to announce the new “JBoss AS 7  Administration Configuration and Deployment” book which is half way from being completed and is due to be out Dec 2011/Jan 2012.


Edited by Packt Publishing, the book  will cover all the key topics mentioned in the title  showing, at the same time, the evolution path from earlier releases. It has numerous includes explanations, tips and practical examples that the reader can try on their own and learn while doing so.











Here’s the Book outline (subjected to some minor changes!):


Chapter 1 – Understanding the new AS infrastructure. Basic server administration.

Chapter 2 – Configuring the core AS 7 services

Chapter 3 – Configuring the Java EE subsystems.

Chapter 4 – Configuring an domain of AS servers, showing the differences, the pros and contros against a standalone installation.

Chapter 5 – How to deploy applications on the AS, using all the available tools/instruments.

Chapter 6 – How to manage the application server using the Admin Console and the new Command Line Interface.

Chapter 7 – How to configure and run a cluster of application server nodes. How to provide High Availability to your applications.

Chapter 8 – How to secure the application server and the applications running on it.

Chapter 9 – How to integrate the AS with other JBoss Projects such as Infinispan grid cache, RichFaces 4 project, Arquillan testing framework.

Chapter 10 – Rolling up the application server in production !


I’m really thankful to the awesome JBoss developers who provided an insight on more than one topic and contributed to the pursuit of the project!


Stay tuned as more info will be added soon !