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Oracle® Database Appliance Using Oracle WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance
Release 2.7 for Linux x86-64

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1 Overview

This chapter provides an overview of using Oracle WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance and describes how to prepare for the WebLogic Server installation.

Oracle Database Appliance is server, storage, and network hardware, combined with network, cluster, and database software and templates. Oracle fully supports all hardware and software components. The hardware and software are engineered together to be simple to configure and maintain, and to be pre-configured for specific database workloads. Oracle Database Appliance is designed to minimize cost, time, and risk in database deployment and maintenance.

Oracle Database Appliance also supports WebLogic Server clusters. By downloading and installing Oracle Virtual Machine (OVM) templates that provide WebLogic Server and Oracle Traffic Director, you can quickly configure and provision a highly-available WebLogic domain using the Oracle WebLogic Server Configuration for Oracle Database Appliance utility.

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The following sections are included in this chapter:

Installation Prerequisites

To use WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance, you must download and install:

Prior to downloading and installing these items, you must complete the following prerequisite tasks as described in Oracle Database Appliance Getting Started Guide. Refer also to the Oracle Database Appliance Setup poster:

After completing these tasks, refer to Chapter 2, "Installation and Configuration," for instructions on how to download the support files and the Oracle WebLogic Server Configuration for Oracle Database Appliance utility.

Hardware Configuration

For the hardware specifications for your Oracle Database Appliance, refer to "Hardware Capacity Specifications" in the Oracle Database Appliance Getting Started Guide.

For supported configuration information for WebLogic Server, see the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported Configurations page on the Oracle Technology Network at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html

Virtual Machine Topology

The virtual machine topology for using WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance consists of the following components: