BEA organization' WebLogic is a server software application that runs on a middle tier, between back- end databases and associated applications and browser-based thin clients. WebLogic is a leading e- commerce online transaction processing (OLTP) platform,advanced to connect users in a distributed computing environment and to facilitate the integration of mainframe applications with distributed corporate data and applications.
WebLogic Server application planner can use HTTP servlets, JavaServer Pages (JSPs), Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs), and other APIs to develop unified applications that use the EIS data and business logic.
The sequence of states through which a WebLogic Server instance can transition is called the server life cycle. At any time, a WebLogic Server instance is in a appropriate operating state. Commands—such as start, stop, and suspend—cause specific changes to the practical state of a server instance. The following sections describe WebLogic Server states, state transitions, and life cycle commands.
In September 1995, Paul Ambrose and Carl Resnikoff co-founded WebLogic, Inc. which was then, took over by BEA Systems in 1998 and was named BEA Weblogic. Oracle collected BEA in 2008 and named BEA weblogic to Oracle Weblogic. Today, Weblogic Application server is one of the most attractive application server in the market. Oracle weblogic is a server software application that runs on a middle tier and commenlly used with UNIX, Linux and Windows Operating System. That is, between the database and scan -based thin clients.