Compare IBM WebSphere Application Server vs. Oracle WebLogic Server

IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 3rd in Application Server with 3 reviews while Oracle WebLogic Server is ranked 2nd in Application Server with 1 review. IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 7.6, while Oracle WebLogic Server is rated 5.0. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Application Server writes "Valuable connection management and scalability but is quite expensive". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle WebLogic Server writes "We need complete logs for a lot of different files. It has helped us to have different clusters within different servers". IBM WebSphere Application Server is most compared with Tomcat, JBoss and Oracle WebLogic Server, whereas Oracle WebLogic Server is most compared with Oracle GlassFish, JBoss and Oracle Fusion Middleware.
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Pros
The solution is robust. The connection management and the scalability, which IBM provides to the Stack, are also valuable.The most valuable feature of this solution is Portal Virtualization.High availability, alert management, and deployments are the most valuable features for us. We have the ND version so we can do deployments.

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The possibility of having several servers running, so we do not lose the service.It has helped us to have different clusters within different servers, which allows us to identify hacker attacks.

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Cons
They should make the solution more lightweight and not bundle everything into a single product.In the next release of this solution, I would like to see support for the Arabic language.The footprint could be reduced so that we can use a smaller virtual machine to run the application. We could also use more scripts. I would like this solution to be more script oriented, rather than GUI oriented.

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The logs consultant, since it tends to be more in the server, we do need complete consult logs for a lot of different files.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
I don't remember the price, but there are no additional costs.

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2nd
out of 22 in Application Server
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Avg. Rating
5.0
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WebSphere Application ServerWebLogic Application Server
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Overview
IBM WebSphere Application Server provides a range of flexible, secure, Java EE 7 runtime environments available on premises or across any public, private or hybrid cloud.

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c, the world’s first cloud-native, enterprise Java platform enables you to fully realize the benefits of cloud computing. Unique multitenancy capability drives massive consolidation. Lightweight microcontainer architecture drives application isolation and 100 percent portability between your private and public cloud. Multi data center high availability architecture protects against application disruption. Developer innovations with full Java EE 7 and Java SE8 support maximize DevOps productivity. Additionally, you continue to have access to the same platform on premises and in the cloud, via Oracle Java Cloud Service, which is based on Oracle WebLogic Server.

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Sample Customers
TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal LeagueColab Consulting Pty. Ltd., Infosys Ltd., Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Center for Railway Information Systems, SPAR Austria Group, Reliance Commercial Finance, Industrial Bank of Korea, Al Jaber Group, Safe Water Kenya, Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company43%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government13%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company53%
Media Company6%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government6%
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