This chapter describes the contents and organization of this guide—Developing Oracle Coherence Applications for Oracle WebLogic Server.
This chapter includes the following sections:
Document Scope and Audience
The Developing Oracle Coherence Applications for Oracle WebLogic Server guide describes how to create, package, and deploy Coherence applications for WebLogic Server. The content is specific to using managed Coherence servers. This book does not detail the Coherence API. See Developing Applications with Oracle Coherence for details on using the Coherence API.
This document is a resource for:
Application developers and architects who want to develop and configure Coherence applications for WebLogic Server.
Administrators who want to deploy Coherence applications to WebLogic Server.
Guide to This Document
This chapter, Introduction and Roadmap, describes the organization of this document.
Getting Started, describes Coherence applications and provides an overview of configuration, packaging and deployment, and creating Coherence applications.
Creating Coherence Applications for WebLogic Server, describes how to package Coherence applications for Oracle WebLogic Server, how to create a Coherence application deployment descriptor, and how to access Coherence caches. This chapter also introduces Coherence*Web for session management and TopLink Grid for JPA entity caching.
Deploying Coherence Applications in WebLogic Server, describes how to deploy Coherence applications to a Oracle WebLogic Server domain.
coherence-application.xml Deployment Descriptor Elements, provides a complete reference for the XML schema for the Coherence application deployment descriptor
For additional information, see the following Oracle Coherence and Oracle WebLogic Server documents:
Oracle WebLogic Server
New and Changed Features in This Release
For a comprehensive listing of new Oracle WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.