Next to our Partner Webcast «Oracle WebLogic Server 12.2.1 Multitenancy and Continuous Availability» delivered earlier this month on the 21st of April 2016, where we've focused on the two new main features available in the latest release of the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, we would like to post some generic questions and answers regarding WebLogic MT option including the ones which we've got during the webcast session.
Q: What is the WebLogic Multitenancy Option (MT)?
A: Multitenancy in WebLogic Server provides a
Q: What is the domain partition?
A: Domain partition is an administrative and runtime slice of a WebLogic domain that is dedicated to running application instances and related resources for a tenant. Domain partitions achieve greater density by allowing application instances and related resources to share the domain, WebLogic Server itself, the Java virtual machine, and the operating system while isolating tenant-specific application data, configuration, and runtime traffic.
A: In general meaning, yes, terms microcontainer and partition can be used interchangeably. Partitions provide
Q: What is the relationship between WebLogic Multitenancy
A: Generally speaking behind the
Q: Do SOA Suite and ADF applications support the multitenancy feature?
A: No, in this release of WebLogic Server MT, only Java EE applications are supported. Products that depend on Oracle JRF (Java Required Files) are not supported.
For the time being (April 2016) WebLogic Server MT does not support the following products:
Please check official documentation for additional information.
Q: Do I need to configure Node Manager to start the domain partitions?
A: No, you don’t. Node Manager is not involved in the partition starting
Q: In which format are the partition exported? What it contains?
A: In fact, a partition archive is a ZIP archive containing specific partition-related files. You can find additional information about partition archive content here: https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/wls/WLSMT/export_import.htm#WLSMT636
Q: How to handle different versions of an application without stopping the service for
A: To eliminate downtime you can use WebLogic production redeployment or
Q: Where I can find additional information about WebLogic Server 12.2.1?
A: You can more information in official documentation, videos, whitepapers, tutorials and forums.
And, of course, stay tuned with us to get more information. J