What is the Difference Between a Vertical and a Horizontal WebLogic Cluster? (Doc ID 2046371.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Though uncommon in Oracle documentation, the terms "vertical cluster" and "horizontal cluster" are sometimes heard in the context of WebLogic clustering. We will explain what they mean.

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