1.1 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.
1.2 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.
The WebLogic Persistent Store describes the WebLogic Server execution model and the process of configuring application access to the execute queue.
Using the Default Persistent Store describes detecting, avoiding, and recovering from overload conditions.
Using Custom Persistent Stores describes optimizing your WebLogic Server domain for your network.
Using Custom File Stores describes using WebLogic Server as a Web server.
Using a JDBC Store describes configuring and monitoring the persistent store, a built-in, high-performance storage solution for WebLogic Server subsystems and services that require persistence.
Managing the WebLogic Persistent Store describes the WebLogic Server introspection plug-in for Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder, which can be used to examine a single WebLogic domain and the Middleware home directory in which it resides.
Monitoring the WebLogic Persistent Store describes the WebLogic Server introspection plug-in for Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder, which can be used to examine a single WebLogic domain and the Middleware home directory in which it resides.
1.3 Related Documentation
1.4 New and Changed Features in This Release
The chapter "Using the WebLogic Persistent Store" in Administering Server Environments for Oracle WebLogic Server, that was published in 12.1.3 and earlier versions, has been moved and reorganized in this new book.
For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server 184.108.40.206.0.