Announcing the New WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator

We are pleased to announce the release and open sourcing of the Technology Preview version of the Oracle WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator! We are releasing this Operator to GitHub for creating and managing a WebLogic Server domain on Kubernetes. We are also publishing a blog that describes in detail how to run the Operator, how to stand up one or more WebLogic domains in Kubernetes, how to scale up or down  a WebLogic cluster manually or automatically using the...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Technical | Read More

WebLogic Server Certification on Kubernetes

We are pleased to announce the certification of Oracle WebLogic Server on Kubernetes! As part of this certification, we are releasing a sample on GitHub to create an Oracle WebLogic Server domain image running on Kubernetes. We are also publishing a series of blogs that describe in detail the WebLogic Server configuration and feature support as well as best practices.  A video of a WebLogic Server domain running in Kubernetes can be seen at WebLogic Server...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Technical | Read More

Announcing the New WebLogic Monitoring Exporter 

Very soon we will be announcing certification of WebLogic Server on Kubernetes.  To give our users the best possible experience when running WebLogic domains in Docker/Kubernetes environments, we have developed the WebLogic Monitoring Exporter.  This new tool exposes WebLogic Server metrics that can be read and collected by monitoring tools such as Prometheus, and displayed in Grafana. We are also making the WebLogic Monitoring Exporter tool available in open source here, whic...

Monday, December 4, 2017 | Technical | Read More

Using Prometheus and Grafana to Monitor WebLogic Server on Kubernetes

As part of certifying Weblogic Server on Kubernetes, the WebLogic team has created a sample that demonstrates orchestrating a WebLogic Server cluster in a Kubernetes environment. This sample includes the WebLogic Monitoring Exporter, which was implemented to scrape runtime metrics for specific WebLogic Server instances and feed them to the Prometheus and Grafana tools. The Weblogic Monitoring Exporter is a web application that you can deploy on a WebLogic Server instance that...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Technical | Read More

How to... WebLogic Server on Kubernetes

The WebLogic Server team is working on certifying WebLogic domains being orchestrated in Kubernetes.  As part of this work we are releasing a series of blogs that answer questions our users might have, and describe best practices for running WebLogic Server on Kubernetes. These blogs cover topics such as security best practices, monitoring, logging, messaging, transactions, scaling clusters, externalizing state in volumes, patching, updating applications, and much more.  Our...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Technical | Read More

Automatic Scaling of WebLogic Clusters on Kubernetes

Elasticity (scaling up or scaling down) of a WebLogic Server cluster provides increased reliability of customer applications as well as optimization of resource usage.  Elasticity was introduced in WebLogic Server 12.2.1 and was built on the concepts of the elastic services framework and dynamic clusters:     Elasticity in WebLogic Server is achieved by either:   ·      Manually adding or removing a running server instance in a dynamic WebLogic Server cluster using the WebLogic...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 | Technical | Read More

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