As an administrator, you require to perform standard administrative duties such as :

 

  • health checks,
  • taking backups,
  • deploying code,
  • tuning performance,
  • purging old instance data,

 

• Performing health checks of servers and infrastructure

 

• Managing multitier transaction flows some of which are as follows:

                ° Spanning shared components/services

                ° Deploying multitier transactions across several tiers in different containers

                ° Managing multitier transactions across the enterprise

 

• Obtaining performance metrics and visibility of SOA services:

                 ° Obtaining performance metrics beyond generic Java classes and methods

                 ° Obtaining framework and metadata visibility

                 ° Obtaining specific knowledge of the Oracle platform

 

• Maintaining control over configuration changes

 

• Tuning the performance of a service infrastructure

 

• Performing time-consuming administrative tasks, which include:

                ° Setting up, provisioning, and patching environments

                ° Code deployments

                ° Cloning and scaling up

                ° Backups and restores

                ° Purging and cleanup

 

• Troubleshooting faults and exceptions

 

• Policy and security administration