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Execute Threads and Queues
This section briefly describes the internal architecture of Oracle WebLogic Server in the sense of how the server performs its work of satisfying user requests. When a client sends a request to the WebLogic Server, the actual work to satisfy that request is performed by a Java thread called an execute thread. A user can submit work to WebLogic Server using an HTTP-based request to the Servlet engine or a request for Remote Method Invocation (RMI) access to objects such as Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs). When a server process starts up, it binds itself to a port and assigns a listen thread to the port to listen for incoming requests. Once the request makes a connection, the server passes the control of tha...