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Welcome to Oracle SOA Suite


Oracle Application Server 10g Release 3 ( is an integrated, standards-based software platform that allows organizations of all sizes to be more responsive to changing business requirements.

Oracle Application Server includes:
  • A Web server with PHP and PERL scripting facilities to build Web sites
  • A J2EE 1.4 compatible application server and development tools to build Web sites and Internet applications in Java/J2EE
  • Extensive Web Services capabilities to service enable new and existing applications
  • An industry leading persistence solution for Java/J2EE applications with over 10 years of experience and proven success
  • A Web-based management console providing comprehensive management and deployment support
  • Comprehensive support for key service-oriented architecture (SOA) technologies, including Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0, JavaServer Faces, Web Services metadata, and business rules

Getting Started


Now that you have completed your installation, here are some good starting points for you to explore


OTN and Release Notes


Read the latest Release Notes on Oracle Technology Network for important information about Oracle Application Server 10g Release 3 (




The Oracle Application Server documentation set consists of the documentation library and the platform-specific documentation
  • The Oracle Application Server documentation library contains administration, configuration, and development documentation. The documentation library is on its own CD-ROM in the Oracle Application Server CD pack.
  • The Oracle Application Server platform-specific documentation includes installation and upgrade documentation and release notes.
The Oracle Application Server documentation is also available on Oracle Technology Network.


Additional Resources on the Oracle Technology Network


Learn more about the underlying technologies of Oracle Application Server


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