Friday Dec 02, 2011

WebLogic 12c Community Feedback

Oracle Announces Availability of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c – first experiences!

Oracle announces Oracle WebLogic Server 12c the latest release of the #1 application server in this very minute. In exactly one hour from now you can attend the online launch, Developer Deep-Dive, December 1, 11:00 a.m. PT ( Register here). Read the complete press release. I am quoted there, too:

"Oracle WebLogic Server 12c is exactly what I have been waiting for. Developing Java EE 6 applications for Oracle W! ebLogic Server has never been easier. Development, deployment, management and productivity have now been taken to the next level, which makes Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, in my opinion, the most reliable Java EE Markus Eiseleapplication server ever." said Markus Eisele, a German Software Architect and Consultant.

To read the full article please visit Markus Eiseles’s blog

Oracle WebLogic 12c – Key Points from Online Launch Event

This evening I watched both Oracle WebLogic Server 12c launch webcasts: the first was an overview session led by Hasan Rizvi (Senior VP for OFM and Java) and the second was a more developer-oriented discussion mainly delivered by Will Lyons (Director of Product Management for WLS). You can download slides and recordings of the webcasts by clicking the Oracle link on the image, and the Q&A responses are supposed to be published soon too.

This post is a summary of the key points from both sessions combined, with my usual bias towards middleware architects and production administrators (rather than developers). Note it includes slides from the presentations which are now publicly available, but were prefaced with Oracle’s standard "Safe Habour" statement which means you should not make any decisions based on them until 12c is actually available (expected to be around next Thursday by the way).

UK readers please note that Will Lyons, one of the launch event speakers, will be giving Oracle’s first public, in-person WebLogic Server 12c presentation in his keynote this Monday at 10am at the UKOUG 2011 Conference!

To read the full article please visit Simon Haslam’s blog

Weblogic 12c launched december 1st

On december 1st, Weblogic 12c was launched with two online presentations:

The plan is that the release will be available for download on OTN sometime next week (beginning december 5th).

This release has over 200 new features, and it has a focus on Cloud readiness. The cloud could be Oracle Public Cloud with Java Services, or a Private cloud.

The key new capabillities are around:

  • Java EE 6 and Developer Productivity
  • Simplified Deployment and Management with Virtualization
  • Integrated Traffic Management
  • Enhanced High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Much Higher Performance
  • Seamless Upgrade

I will go into details on some of them.

Jon petter hjulstad

To read the full article please visit eVitas Oracle team blog

WebLogic 12c released!

At December the 1st, 2011, Oracle announced it’s new major release, the 12c release. As Oracle added the i (internet) at its 8 release, the g(gridcomputing) at its 10 release, now the focus will be on the c(cloudcomputing).

Many new features come out of the fact that Oracle has made its key application server ready for the cloud, that is, ready for to run on enigineered systems, in fact its own Exalogic machine, Oracle’s solution for implementing the cloud.

So let’s take a look what this new release brings us, in this blogpost. There are several new features available in the 12c

New or enhanced WebLogic 12c features

  • JAVA EE 6 support all kinds of JEE6 specifications are implemented like :
    • JSF 2.0,Java Servlets 3.0 JPA 2.0 and EJB 3.1.
    • Managed Beans 1.0
  • WebLogic 12c also supports supports Java SE 7 (and Java SE 6).
    • Java language optimizations and Internationalization
    • Client and server support
    • SSL/TLS 1.2 in JSSE to support JAVA Socket Transport security
    • Converged Java VM:JRockit and HotSpot are  inc Michel Schildmeijerorporated with the best features from both.The JVM convergence will be a multi-year process, which was confirmed during my presence at Oracle’s Publisher Seminar 2011 during OOW

To read the full article please visit Michel Schildmeijer’s blog

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OTNArchBeat OTNArchBeat WebLogic 12c over 200 new features | Juergen Kress

Lucas Jellema

lucasjellema WLS 12c: JSF 2.1, Maven 2 and 3, on converged JVM (JRockit + Sun Hotspot); integrated Traffic Management (software load balancing)

Jon petter hjulstad Jphjulstad WL 12c zip distro 168 MB

Sten Vesterli stenvesterli # weblogic 12c will come with Maven support

Marc mkelderman # weblogiccommunity # weblogic12c virtual developers day: Jan 24, 2012

clip_image002 biemond Nice, WebLogic 12c -> EJB 3.1, JPA2.0 , JSF2.0 , Maven, Softw Load balancer, Transactions logs in database (JTA?) # weblogic

clip_image003 simon_haslam In UK? To find out more about GridLink in # weblogic 12c see Frances Zhao and my session next Tues at # ukoug2011

clip_image004 stenvesterli Automated tooling to go from iAS 10g to # weblogic

clip_image005 wlscommunity Weblogic 12c launch presentation slides: # WebLogicCommunity

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