1 Introduction and Roadmap

This chapter describes the contents and organization of this guide—Tuning Performance of Oracle WebLogic Server.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Document Scope and Audience

This document is written for people who monitor performance and tune the components in a WebLogic Server environment. It is assumed that readers know server administration and hardware performance tuning fundamentals, WebLogic Server, XML, and the Java programming language.

Guide to this Document

New and Changed Performance Features in This Release

WebLogic Server introduces the following performance enhancements:

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