Each new JVM release usually includes a large number of performance improvements, as the vendors constantly vie for the top spot on the performance benchmarks. By upgrading to the latest available JVM, you can take advantage of the latest performance improvements.
For this recipe you need to have installed SOA Suite, and have edit access to the start scripts for your domain. You also need to have downloaded and installed a newer JVM (the JDK version, not the JRE).
This recipe assumes that you are starting WebLogic using the scripts in the domain
bin directory. If you are using another method such as the node manager, you should make the changes to
JAVA_HOME via the relevant method (for the node manager, this ...