JBoss AS 7 book published !

jboss 7 bookDiscover the new features of JBoss AS 7 with the new book “JBoss AS7 administration configuration and deployment”. Available now !

Based on the latest 7.1.0 Beta release of the application server, this book will will give you a complete understanding of every component that makes up the JBoss application server, and will show you how to use them, helping you to dramatically cut down the learning curve for this exciting product.

What this book covers:

Chapter 1, Installing JBoss AS 7, will introduce you to the new application server,
depicting its most important features and showing how to install it on your machine.  

Chapter 2, Configuring the Application Server, covers the application server main  
configuration file and some core parts of it, such as like the Thread pool configuration
and the Logging subsystem.

Chapter 3, Configuring Enterprise Services, will teach the reader how to model the core
Java Enterprise services using the standalone configuration file.

Chapter 4, JBoss Web Server Configuration, completes the standalone server  
configuration by looking at the Web subsystem. This chapter also includes a full Java EE
example which teaches the reader how to create and configure a Java EE 6 application  
on JBoss AS 7.


Chapter 5, Configuring a JBoss AS Domain, teaches the reader how to shape the domain
server configuration and which is the criteria behind the choice of a standalone or domain
server configuration.

Chapter 6, Deploying Applications on JBoss AS, covers all the nuts and bolts related to
the application deployment. It also discusses the class loading mechanism which that is
used by the application server when applications are loaded.

Chapter 7, Managing the Application Server, teaches the reader which management tools
can be used to control the application server instances.

Chapter 8, Clustering, covers the AS 7 clustering capabilities that serve as an essential
component to providing scalability and high availability to your applications.

Chapter 9, Load Balancing Web Applications, discusses the second important concern of
clustering, which is the ability to make several servers participate in the same service and
do the same work. In other words, it discusses how to load balance the number of
requests across the available servers.

Chapter 10, Securing JBoss AS 7, covers the foundation of JBoss Security framework
and how to secure Enterprise applications and the server management interfaces.

Chapter 11, Taking JBoss AS 7 into the cloud, shows how to deliver Java EE applications
on a cloud environment using the Red Hat OpenShift platform.

Appendix, provides a quick reference for the most common commands and operations
that can be used to manage the application server with the CLI.


You can freely download the first chapter from Packt Pub site

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