Companies lose millions of dollars each year on their business applications running on Java application servers due to issues that could have easily been avoided. Implementing a winning strategy to reduce costs can be extremely challenging, but can pay off with more stable systems, increased morale and better customer experience. Putting the right technical approach in place combined with a process that integrates your lessons learned back into the system can eliminate lost revenue. The measure of success in Java application server management is generating a repeatable process that delivers consistent results. Ensuring success in designing, developing, deploying and managing the systems is built on technologists working to architect your new systems. John Hawkins, an experienced technical consultant, shares his insight in a practical guidebook that outlines the critical steps to design, support and build complex n-tier systems. You will learn how to overcome the organizational and technical challenges, understand the fundamentals, and then design an application that will save your company money and, in turn, make you a more valuable employee.
"Affinity" is a vital component to future success for application and systems administrators and IT managers who want to increase the reliability of Java application servers.