Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Improved High Availability with Whole Server Migration on Dynamic Clusters

If you remember, we added Dynamic Clusters in WebLogic Server 12.1.2. Dynamic Clusters make it really easy to configure a cluster and to scale up that cluster. They are a cloud-enabling technology that provides elasticity for your applications. We’re always looking to improve on a good thing, so in WebLogic Server 12.1.3, we enabled Whole Server Migration with Dynamic Clusters. Whole Server Migration enhances the availability of clusters by enabling a failing/failed managed server to be restarted automatically on a different machine. This is especially important for recovery of persistent JMS messages and distributed transactions.

I just posted a video on YouTube with more details and a short demo. Take a look:

If you want to learn more:

Thursday Jun 26, 2014

Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 is Released

We're proud to announce that Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 has been released as part of the Cloud Application Foundation and Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.1.3 release as described at the Cloud Application Foundation Blog. Oracle WebLogic Server is the industry's leading application server, providing unparalleled choice for deploying applications in public clouds, on-premise private clouds, engineered systems such as Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle SPARC SuperClusters, and Oracle Database Appliance systems, and conventional systems.

Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 is a new version release of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c.   It builds on the features provided in WebLogic Server 12.1.2 to improve developer productivity, performance and high availability, and manageability.   It enables you to develop and deliver innovative applications, to meet the application service level requirements for your business, and to manage your application infrastructure efficiently to achieve low total cost of ownership.

For developers we have placed specific focus on enabling development of server applications that support rich client applications running in HTML5 browsers or mobile devices. Such applications typically rely on REST based Web Services, use JSON as the data format for message payloads, and often require dynamic updates between clients and servers. In Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3, we have implemented support for selected Java EE 7 APIs including JAX-RS 2.0, Java API for JSON Processing, Java API for WebSocket, and JPA 2.1, to enable and support development of such applications.  We have also delivered related value-added capabilities like support for Server-Sent Events and unique WebSocket emulation capability.

High availability and performance improvements include improvements to Oracle Database 12c integration support - we have bundled the latest version of the Oracle Database 12c driver for ready access to database integration features, and have certified Oracle Database 12c AQ JMS as a Foreign JMS Server within Oracle WebLogic Server.    Innovations to the Oracle WebLogic Server transaction processing subsystem enable elimination of transaction logs in many cases, increasing performance and simplifying distaster recover configuration.   Optimizations for Oracle Exalogic systems include JMS performance improvements, and Cooperative Memory Management to adapt server memory usage based on memory consumption on Oracle Exalogic systems.

Manageability enhancements include improvements to dynamic clusters introduced in Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.2.   In Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 we support use of whole server migration to provide improved availability for dynamic clusters environments using JMS.    We have expanded our support for REST-based management, adding lifecycle management, application deployment, and datasource configuration support via REST.   We have also made similar improvements to support for Oracle WebLogic Server management in Oracle Fusion Middleware Control.

Finally, Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 is the foundation of the Oracle Fusion Middleware 12.1.3 release, which adds Oracle SOA Suite 12c and other Oracle Fusion Middleware products to the family of products that is supported with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c.  This will make it easy for Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3 customers to adopt the latest releases of these products, and will also enable Oracle Fusion Middleware users to take advantage of the latest features in WebLogic Server 12.1.3.  To learn more:

...and look for more information from us in the coming days and weeks.  Thanks!

Thursday Dec 22, 2011

WebLogic Server Midweek Update December 22, 2011

Hi Everyone. A few WebLogic Server notes and events that you don't want to miss! Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!

Unveiling Oracle WebLogic Server 12c

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c is cloud-ready and optimized for modern, lightweight Java EE 6 Full Profile Development. Download and unzip the 168mb distro and go, no installer! Check out the launch event replay, which includes a developer-focused deep-dive session, for details.

Download: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/weblogic/downloads/index.html

Launch Event Replay: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=375727

Virtual Developer Day: Oracle WebLogic Suite 12c (Jan. 24, 2012)

In this virtual workshop, Java developers and architects can learn how to use Java EE 6, Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, Oracle Coherence, Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, NetBeans, Maven and Hudson in hands-on labs and sessions while interacting with Oracle product experts in live moderated chats. Learn more about the event, or register now!

Learn More: http://blogs.oracle.com/cloudappfoundation/entry/otn_virtual_developer_day_returns

Register Now: http://oracle.6connex.com/portal/weblogicsuite/login/?langR=en_US&mcc=blog-wl

WebLogic Devcast Webinar Series (Jan 12, 2012 10:00am PT)

Introducing a new, monthly webinar series focused on Oracle WebLogic Server 12c and Java EE 6! The first webinar, "Developing a Data Access Layer with JPA" is now open for registration. The February webinar will be replaced with the OTN Virtual Developer Day: WebLogic Suite 12c, and then we will resume a monthly cadence in March.

Learn More: http://www.oracle.com/goto/weblogicdevcast

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