- If you have different applications using the same set products but their maintenance requirements (patching, backup etc) are different.
- If you have different applications using the different version of the Oracle WebLogic Server software (Weblogic, WebCenter Portal, IDM, SOA etc)
- Different System administrators are responsible to manage different applications due to physical location, or branches of your business.
- Different applications are using different LDAP providers and your top requirements are Performance and Security
- If you want to segregate domains according to product components (WC, SOA, WL etc) or physical tier [Presentation, Integration, Service, Data etc] to achieve better maintainability
- If you want to segregate domains according to logical divisions of applications. For example internet applications and intranet applications OR financial applications and portal applications.
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Depending on your particular business needs and system administration practices, you might decide to organize your domains based on criteria such as: