Install and configure IBM’s WebSphere Application Server (WAS) using Puppet
Dec 19, 2017
Traditional WAS deployments have always been tedious and time-consuming. While traditional deployments may be more powerful, they also require a more hands-on approach. This is where Puppet comes into play.
The Puppet Supported WebSphere Application Server module helps in installing and managing IBM’s WebSphere Application Server (WAS).
This module supports the installation and configuration of the base WAS software and fix pack management. In addition to the software, the module can also manage and deploy the various node types that comprise a WAS cell. Using the module, we can do the installation and creation of various profiles across the multiple clients seamlessly avoiding the manually efforts.
Everyday Challenges for Middleware Administrators:
- Creating new middleware environment for new projects or for disaster recovery
- Adhering to naming conventions for creating objects
- Following implementation guides, without adding any personality of their own
- Ensuring proper documentation so other sysadmins can understand the work done
- Ensuring consistency of middleware infrastructure while scaling for business
- Not being able to build environments that development teams need fast enough
- Improved efficiency. Once verified, deploy to as many nodes as you need to
- Better than gold images/custom scripting
- Low-level documentation
- No configuration drift provides confidence to system administrator about any system in the environment
- Reduced operational cost & faster decision making
- Engineers simply need to do a high level layout of environment (architecture work); low level details taken care of by puppet.
Explore Additional Resources
Learn how you can select the best Digital Experience platform for your business.
Our Innovation Solutions Practice helps our clients tap into AI, IOT, and AR/VR to create amazing experiences that make their brand stand out.
GET HELP FROM OUR EXPERTS
Over the past 19 years, we have completed thousands of digital projects globally. We have one of the largest and deepest multi-solutions digital consulting teams in the world. Our proprietary processes and years of Digital Experience expertise have earned us a 97% customer satisfaction rating with our clients ranging from Global Fortune 1000 to Mid-Market Enterprises, leading educational institutions, and Non-Profits.
About TA Digital
TA Digital is an innovative digital transformation agency, specializing in delivering digital experience, commerce, and marketing solutions. For nearly two decades, we have been helping traditional businesses transform and create dynamic digital cultures through disruptive strategies and agile deployment of innovative solutions. We are known as a global leader in the digital technology industry for helping marketing leaders achieve their revenue targets, create profitable, omni-channel customer and commerce experiences. TA Digital has high-level strategic partnerships with digital technology companies Adobe, Microsoft, Sitecore, Acquia, Marketo, SAP Hybris, Elastic Path, IBM Watson Marketing, Coveo and Episerver. The company was named on 2013, 2014, 2015 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the United States.