Why should Oracle Apps (EBS) DBAs learn WebLogic Server ? Release 12.2 with FMW 11g

If you follow (if you don’t then you mustSteven Chan’s blog and have seen EBS Technology Stack Roadmap then it is clear that next version of Oracle Apps R12 i.e. 12.2 will come with Fusion Middleware 11g where WebLogic Server replaces 10g Application Server (10.1.2 Forms/Reports and 10.1.3 Web Tier are replaced by 11g Forms/Reports and 11g Web Tier resp.)

If you have not already started with WebLogic Server then here is list of things you should read for a start

1. WebLogic Domain, Admin Server, Managed Server and Cluster here

2. Install WebLogic Server using steps here and  here

3. Learn about JDBC in WebLogic using steps here and here

4. Configure OHS with WebLogic using steps mentioned  here 

5. Patching in WebLogic using BSU here and here 

6. Integrate OID as authentication provider in WebLogic using steps here and to know more about authentication providers click here 

If you need formal training in WebLogic server then check training from Focusthread


Above is list of thing I learned for Weblogic to start with, I would like to hear what other things you think are important to learn in WebLogic (leave them under comments here)

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Rupesh says June 5, 2011

Wow great !! That will make R12 more stable.

Rafi says June 5, 2011

Thanks Atul for the valuable information.

Viacheslav says June 6, 2011

BTW 10.1.2 Forms/Reports remain in Release 12.2. You can check latest RCD in Metalink Note(Doc ID 1302189.1): Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 12.1 and 12.2 Release Content Documents

sreekanth says June 6, 2011

its really very nice

sreekanth says June 6, 2011

its really very nice

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murali says August 19, 2017

Good morning,

im planning to learn Oracle apps dba and Weblogic admin but im in confusion which one should i learn first Aapps dba or weblogic admin can you please advise me.


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