1 Introduction and Roadmap

This section describes the contents and organization of this guide—Administering Server Environments for Oracle WebLogic Server.

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:

New and Changed Features in This Release

This release of WebLogic Server enhances adds support for Java EE 7, including the following features:

For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.