Using WebLogic Server Clustering in a Web Deployment

For WebLogic Server's most common application type—a Java-based e-commerce application running on the Web––you must build for scalability, availability, and performance from the outset. WebLogic Server's software clustering functionality is a critical success factor in an enterprise-scale deployment of an e-commerce application. A WebLogic Server cluster features multiple instances of WebLogic Server connected by a local area network (LAN). Software clustering lets a number of WebLogic Servers share a network name so they can function cooperatively. Clustering is the mechanism that supports production services, including:

  • Load balancing— Distributing work among WebLogic Servers in a cluster ...

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