Oracle WebLogic Server Overview

Oracle WebLogic Server is the #3 ranked solution in our list of top Application Server tools. It is most often compared to Oracle Application Server: Oracle WebLogic Server vs Oracle Application Server

What is Oracle WebLogic Server?

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.

For more information on Oracle Weblogic Server, visit Oracle.com

Oracle WebLogic Server is also known as WebLogic Application Server.

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Oracle WebLogic Server Customers
Colab 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
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Arquitecto Java at MANGO
Real User
We need complete logs for a lot of different files. It has helped us to have different clusters within different servers.

What is our primary use case?

We use it for the deployment of the enterprise's internal applications. 

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped us to have different clusters within different servers, which allows us to identify hacker attacks.

What is most valuable?

The possibility of having several servers running, so we do not lose the service.

What needs improvement?

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

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.
Oracle architect & senior DBA, OBIEE data analytics, warehousing & ETL specialist at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
For administration purposes, it offers a robust and easy-to-understand interface.

Valuable Features

Technologically, the product offers excellent performance and high reliability. Because it is an application platform on which applications and products are deployed, these are probably among the most important features. For administration purposes, it also offers a robust and easy-to-understand interface. Performance monitoring tools are also comprehensive.

Use of Solution

I have used it for four years.

Deployment Issues

It is a complex product with many "moving parts". Installation, upgrade and patching are probably the most challenging administration tasks. Individual components may need to be upgraded to support the deployed applications, and yet these components and their patch level have to be compatible with each other. One should not underestimate the…
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Team Leader at a tech consulting company with 501-1,000 employees
Consultant
When connecting to Oracle RAC Database, the Active Grid Link feature guarantees Fast Connection Failover and Connection Load Balancing.

What other advice do I have?

If you are interested in Oracle Fusion Middleware products (Business Intelligence, Oracle Service Bus, Identity Management, etc.), I suggest before installing a standard WebLogic Server: investigate the installation, the configuration, the high availability and backup/restore. Also don't forget to apply patchset updates and recommended patches, to avoid known bugs or issues.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Consultant at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
WLST makes it easier to automate deployments.

What other advice do I have?

I'll advise potential customers to go for this product, especially large enterprises.
Group Manager at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Consultant
Historically the default standard of financial systems and our systems interlock with them.

What other advice do I have?

I believe WebLogic is the most important application server.
Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Consultant
Gives us two main features that we use the most and which are the most valuable to us: the administration console and clustering.
Team Lead at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Consultant
Important features out-of-the-box are the JMS server, database tuning options, full script ability, and Java EE 6.0 support.

What other advice do I have?

WebLogic is an amazing product, reflected by its pricing model. I would always advise on setting up a clustered environment, even if this is not a user requisite, as this allows for more flexibility. Also, consider using Apache with the WebLogic plugin as a web tier and SSL terminator instead of a commercial offering.
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