In several of my projects for Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Fusion Middleware Environments a main topic is the monitoring.
Oracle provides with the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control are really powerful solution to monitor Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Fusion Middleware Environments, but the disadvantage is the huge license cost for the necessary Management Packs for Oracle WebLogic / Fusion Middleware. Moreover in many small to midrange sized environments the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud (more...)
The new Oracle Database 22.214.171.124.0 Software were released earlier than announced, its available since today for download on Oracle Technology Network http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html
Currently the Oracle Database 126.96.36.199.0 are available for following Operating Systems:
- Linux x86-64
- Oracle Solaris on SPARC
- Oracle Solaris on x86 systems, 64-bit
The following Software is available:
- Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (188.8.131.52.0)
- Oracle Database 12c Release (more...)
From Oracle SOA Suite 12.2.1 on, Oracle added a nice feature - The Integration Workload Statistics, which you can compare to an Oracle Database AWR report for your SOA Suite.
Kevin King from AVIO Consulting has released for this a really good blog post about the IWS http://www.avioconsulting.com/blog/no-more-hidden-soa-performance-problems
As I am more coming from the Administration site, I prefer to have script-based solutions.
Here I will show you how to scheduled (more...)
Since yesterday, Tuesday 20th December 2016, the Oracle Database 184.108.40.206.0 and later are officially supported on Docker :-)
The corresponding My Oracle Support Note 2216342.1 can be found here: https://support.oracle.com/epmos/faces/DocContentDisplay?id=2216342.1
In the GitHub Repository of Oracle the related README
is also updated to reflect the support for Oracle Database 220.127.116.11.0 and later on Docker.
All required files to build such a supported Oracle Database Instance on Docker can be found here: https://github.com/oracle/docker-images/tree/master/OracleDatabase
The RESTFul Management Services within Oracle WebLogic 12c is one of the greatest features and my personal favorite.
You can achieve a lot of things with the RESTFul Management Services, like creating DataSources, perform deployments, startup and shutdown Managed Servers and so on.
But you also can access the different WebLogic Server Logfiles :-)
Let's say your developers needs access to the Logfiles of your Oracle WebLogic Server, but you don't want to give them (more...)
In case you have multiple Oracle WebLogic Server Domains on one Server running, you might realise the following problem:
Opening 2 or more WebLogic Consoles in one Browser and switching the Browser tabs between the different WebLogic Consoles, you have to re-login all the times for your different WebLogic Consoles. This is really annoying ...
The problem behind is really simple, its the WebLogic Admin Console Cookie, as for all Oracle WebLogic Admin Consoles the default (more...)
In case you configured your WebLogic Nodemanager with SSL, you might run into the following error while using nmConnect via WLST.
Initializing WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) ...
Welcome to WebLogic Server Administration Scripting Shell
Type help() for help on available commands
wls:/offline> nmConnect('nodemanager', 'welcome1', 'soaserver1', '5556', 'demo_domain' , '/u00/app/oracle/user_projects/domains/demo_domain' , 'ssl')
Connecting to Node Manager ...
Traceback (innermost last):
File "", line 1, in ?
File "", line 111, in nmConnect
Today something off topic, as I am normally blogging about Oracle Fusion Middleware stuff.
Microsoft SQL Server under Linux - Preview ... many of you (specially the Oracle Guys) might think now "WHAT ????", but its really true.
Some months ago Microsoft announced that they will release a SQL Server Version for Linux and I was lucky to get into the Preview Program.
The installation of the SQL Server under Linux (currently supported under Ubuntu 16 (more...)
is doing a great job providing Docker Images for various Oracle WebLogic scenarios within the GitHub Repository https://github.com/oracle/docker-images/tree/master/OracleWebLogic
The provided samples are a real good starting point to create your Oracle WebLogic Servers and Domains including sample application.
But I personally miss one point within the Installation process of the Oracle WebLogic Server, applying Critical Patch Updates.
The integration is really simple.
As an example I will take Bruno's build file https://github. (more...)
Since Oracle Forms 12c its possible to start your Oracle Forms without invoking a browser, this is called Oracle Forms Stand-alone Application Launcher (FSAL).
As pre requirement you will need either a JRE or JDK on your desktop, which should execute the Oracle Forms.
For this new Feature Oracle has integrated a short description Website within your installed and configured Oracle Forms & Reports Server 12c. The description website can be reached under following URL (more...)
Oracle Forms & Reports 12c is released since a quite long time and I had now some chance to have a more detailed look on the Oracle Reports 12c component.
After you have successfully installed and configured the Oracle Forms & Reports 12c, you might find out that your Oracle Reports 12c is not working ... because its not yet configured, even you completed the Configuration Assistent successfully :-)
The following steps are describing the necessary (more...)
WLSDM (WL Smart Dashboard & Monitoring)
was already mentioned by some people within the Oracle WebLogic Community.
The WLSDM tool is a Console extension with which you can monitor your Oracle WebLogic Server environment. But its not only a pure monitoring tool, its more than this, it provides on top even Notifications and Alarms for metrics.
Current release for WLSDM is 2.3.1 which also comes with Oracle SOA Support :-)
The installation is (more...)
Since 21st June 2016 the latest release of Oracle WebLogic Server 18.104.22.168.0 is available for download under Oracle Technology Network
Under the "What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server 22.214.171.124.0
" document you can find all new features for the latest release of Oracle WebLogic Server 126.96.36.199.0.
In general the Release 188.8.131.52.0 is the first patch set for Oracle (more...)