By Ruma Sanyal on Jul 16, 2013
As you read in Will Lyon’s blog from last week, the brand new Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.2 was made available for download on July 11th! With this new release customers are able to deliver next generation applications, such as mobile applications, on a mission-critical cloud platform. A big investment went into simplifying operations with native cloud management and finally for the developer audience, the new release offers a modern development platform and integrated tools to increase productivity and accelerate time to market.
The Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, Release 12.1.2 whitepaper contains details of the investment motivations, the focus areas, and use cases. It goes deep into areas like WebLogic Server dynamic clusters for cloud elasticity, existing integration with Oracle RAC and how this release drives even deeper integration with Oracle Database 12c in the areas of Oracle Multi-Tenant, virtualized connection pooling, application continuity, and Global Data Services. The whitepaper discusses features that provide native cloud management with elastic JMS for flexible cloud scaling and the convergence of Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Coherence management framework to drive operational efficiency. Maven and WebSocket support across the platform and how developers can leverage these capabilities along with Toplink Data Services for Web and mobile development are highlighted.
Here is an excerpt:
... Oracle WebLogic Server lets customers build an application server infrastructure using standard Java Standard Edition (SE) and Java Enterprise Edition (EE) tools. This industry-leading application server platform provides tremendous deployment flexibility. If you are not yet ready for cloud, it offers a best-of-breed choice for deploying packaged and homegrown applications to run on conventional hardware platforms. When ready you can run your applications in a private cloud on conventional hardware platforms or engineered systems, or have your applications hosted by a third party vendor, such as Oracle Cloud, or mix them together in a hybrid cloud model...