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IBM WebSphere and Lotus

Implementing Collaborative Solutions

John Lamb, Michael Laskey, Gopal Indurkhya

Sep 2004, Hardback, 560 pages
ISBN13: 9780131443303
ISBN10: 0131443305
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Lotus Notes and Domino are the premier offerings in the field of collaborationwhile WebSphere is IBM's premier entry in the area of tools for buildingwebsites. For companies that have a Web application that requires thestrengths of Domino (e.g. Teamrooms, Knowledge Bases, Corporate Portals,Help Desks, Sales Force Automation, Web Meetings - that include "chat",Project Tracking, Intranets, built in messaging, etc.) and the strengths ofWebSphere (e-commerce, Brokerages, B2B Exchanges, Supply ChainIntegration, Online Banking, Web Account Access, Web Portals, Extranets,etc.) a combined Domino and WebSphere system would be ideal. This bookshows developers how to build applications that combine the strengths of bothproducts.

Straight from IBM, this is the first comprehensive guide to building collaborative solutions that integrate WebSphere and Lotus to drive maximum business value. Writing for experienced Web developers, three leading IBM consultants show how to design and deploy WebSphere and Domino together in any environment, no matter how large or complex. The authors address architecture, security, performance, availability, development, and much more. Using their techniques, you can implement cutting-edge collaboration, drive productivity improvements, streamline business processes, accelerate response times—and build your On Demand enterprise.

Coverage includes

  • Architecting WebSphere and Lotus collaboration for maximum effectiveness
  • Establishing a common platform that reduces administrative costs and increases ROI
  • Choosing what to deploy on WebSphere and what to deploy on Domino
  • Optimizing new Lotus collaborative applications for existing WebSphere environments
  • Managing integrated WebSphere and Domino systems
  • Using WebSphere and Domino development tools to extend and customize your system
  • Accessing J2EE from Domino—and vice versa
  • Detailed appendices on WebSphere Application Server, Domino, WebSphere Portal, Lotus Workplace, and much more...

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1. Introduction.

2. The Architecture of WebSphere and Lotus Collaboration Together.

3. WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 5.

4. Domino 6.

5. Using WebSphere and Lotus Collaboration Together.

6. Building a Combined WebSphere and Domino System.

7. What to Put on WAS vs. Domino.

8. Development Tools.

9. Accessing J2EE Elements from Domino.

10. Accessing Domino from J2EE.

11. Issues with WAS and Domino Together.

12. Security and Single Sign-On.

13. Clustering.

14. Performance and High-Availability Issues.

15. Implementing High-Volume Web Sites.

16. The Future for WebSphere and Lotus Collaboration.

Appendix A. WebSphere Application Server 5 Details.

Appendix B. Domino 6 Details.

Appendix C. Detailed Steps for Building a Combined WebSphere and Domino System.

Appendix D. What’s New in WAS 6?

Appendix E. The WebSphere Portal.

Appendix F. Lotus Workplace.




JOHN LAMB, Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM Global Services in White Plains, NY, has developed Web services architectures on behalf of clients including the New York Stock Exchange. A Principal Certified Lotus Professional (PCLP) in Systems Administration, he has written three books on Lotus technologies, including Lotus Notes and Domino 5 Scalable Network Design.

MICHAEL LASKEY, IT Architect for IBM Global Services in Tampa, FL, and Lead Developer in IBM's e-Commerce Development and Support organization, co-authored Domino and WebSphere Together.

GOPAL INDURKHYA, Certified Consulting IT Architect for IBM in Charlotte, NC, specializes in managing development and building solution architectures. He has co-authored a book on Servlet/JSP/EJB Design and Implementation Guide for WebSphere Application Server.

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