Who should take this course?
This course is for all operations and administration personnel, developers, and architects who want to get hands-on experience managing and monitoring customer-hosted Mule runtimes and applications (on-premises or in a private cloud) with Anypoint Runtime Manager (whether on the cloud or using the Private Cloud Edition).
- A knowledge of system administration and server commands
- A basic understanding of data formats such as XML, CSV, and JSON
- A basic understanding of typical integration technologies such as HTTP, JMS, JDBC, REST, and SOAP
When you complete this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the Mule runtime architecture.
- Install, configure, run, tune, and scale Mule runtimes.
- Deploy Mule applications to Mule runtimes.
- Use Anypoint Runtime Manager to manage, monitor, and analyze Mule runtimes and Mule applications.
- Scale and tune Mule runtimes and Mule applications.
- Automate administration tasks.
Lessons and Topics
PART 1: Administering Mule Runtimes and Mule Applications
Introducing customer-hosted Mule runtimes
- Describe typical Mule deployment architectures and solutions
- Identify infrastructure options to host Mule runtimes
- Install and start Mule runtimes
- Deploy Mule applications to Mule runtimes
Managing Mule applications and Mule domain projects
- Inspect and manage deployed Mule applications
- Deploy Mule domain projects to Mule runtimes
- Deploy and manage multiple Mule applications in the same shared Mule domain
Managing and monitoring Mule runtimes
- Configure and manage Mule runtimes and licenses
- Locate and interpret Mule runtime log files
- Monitor Mule runtimes with JMX
- Create secure Mule runtime administration connections
Tuning and troubleshooting Mule runtimes
- Tune the JVM for Mule runtimes
- Dump a Mule runtime's heap memory and threads
- Analyze and troubleshoot Mule runtimes
PART 2: Administering with Anypoint Runtime Manager
Managing users and resources
- Organize users and resources with business groups, environments, teams, and permissions
- Administer Anypoint Platform users
- Create and manage Anypoint Platform permissions for teams of users
Managing Mule runtimes and Mule applications
- Register customer-hosted Mule runtimes with Anypoint Runtime Manager using Runtime Manager Agent
- Deploy Mule applications to customer-hosted Mule runtimes using Runtime Manager
- Manage Mule applications with Runtime Manager
- Align servers and server groups with SDLC environments
Configuring Mule applications
- Configure a Mule application for deployment
- Configure a Mule runtime to use external properties files
- Use properties files with encrypted values
- Configure environment-specific properties files
Monitoring and analyzing Mule runtimes and Mule applications
- View Mule runtime and Mule application dashboards
- Configure alerts for Mule runtimes and Mule applications
- Control Mule application flows
- Monitor and analyze business events generated by Mule applications
- Configure third-party monitoring and analysis plugins
Meeting performance and reliability goals
- Distinguish between Mule application performance tuning and scaling goals, options, and solution architectures
- Create and manage Mule runtime clusters
- Deploy Mule applications to Mule runtime clusters
- Test load balancing and failover behavior of applications deployed to Mule runtime clusters
Automating administration tasks
- Automate admin tasks with the Anypoint CLI tool
- Automate admin tasks with the Anypoint Access Management, CloudHub, and Runtime Manager REST APIs