The WebLogic application server from BEA Systems continues to lead the market in the commercial application server arena. Although WebLogic jockeys back and forth with IBM's WebSphere, it is a good example of an application server that supports the EJB 2.0 specification.
One element of the WebLogic environment that is crucial for using it successfully is the console (see Figure E-1). The tree view on the left-hand side of the screen shows the various areas that the developer can both monitor and adjust. Figures E-2 through E-4 explore a few.