1 Introduction and Roadmap
Document Scope and Audience
This document describes how you design, configure, and manage WebLogic Server environments. It is a resource for system administrators and operators responsible for implementing a WebLogic Server installation. This document is relevant to all phases of a software project, from development through test and production phases.
It is assumed that the reader is familiar with Java EE and Web technologies, object-oriented programming techniques, and the Java programming language.
Guide to This Document
The document is organized as follows:
This chapter, Introduction and Roadmap describes the scope of this guide and lists related documentation.
Configuring Network Resources describes optimizing your WebLogic Server domain for your network.
Configuring Web Server Functionality describes using WebLogic Server as a Web server.
Using Work Managers to Optimize Scheduled Work describes the WebLogic Server execution model and the process of configuring application access to the execute queue.
Avoiding and Managing Overload describes detecting, avoiding, and recovering from overload conditions.
Configuring Concurrent Managed Objects describes the Concurrent Managed Objects (CMOs) implemented by WebLogic Server to provide support for defining and implementing the Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0 (JSR 236).
Using the Batch Runtime describes the batch runtime implemented by WebLogic Server to provide support for defining, implementing, and running batch jobs, as defined for Java EE 7 in Batch Applications for the Java Platform (JSR 352).
New and Changed Features in This Release
This release of WebLogic Server enhances adds support for Java EE 7, including the following features:
Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0 (JSR 236). For information, see Configuring Concurrent Managed Objects.
Batch Applications for the Java Platform (JSR 352). For information, see Using the Batch Runtime.
For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.