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For more information on creating personalized portals, see Oracle9iAS Concepts in the Oracle9i Application Server Documentation Library.
Lesson Summary
  • Oracle9iAS Portal is a simple browser-based environment for building and deploying enterprise information portals.
  • A portal page consists of multiple portlets, which are regions of the page that provide dynamic access to any Web-based resource.
  • The multithreaded servlet in the portal cache aggregates metadata from a database server and portlets from content providers to form portal pages.
  • Oracle9iAS Portal provides a simple self-service publishing environment to avoid Webmaster bottlenecks.
  • Users can customize portal pages by adding, deleting or rearranging portlets, and modifying other page attributes.
  • Oracle9iAS Portal provides single signon and secure HTTPS connections.
  • Oracle9iAS Portal includes both pre-built portlets and partner portlets from many other providers.
  • Organizations can build and deploy additional portlets using Java, PL/SQL, or XML.