All applications described in this guide run on the Oracle ATG Web Commerce platform (the ATG platform), which is a highly customizable, configurable framework for building and supporting Web sites, particularly sites used for e-commerce. The ATG platform includes several layers.

The ATG platform runs on one of three application servers: Oracle WebLogic, JBoss, or IBM WebSphere.


The ATG platform documentation set includes the following key pieces:

Additional platform documentation is included in the Oracle ATG Web Commerce Online Documentation Library.

Note that the descriptions in this section include name abbreviations used in the architecture diagram in the next chapter of this guide and elsewhere in the documentation set.