This detailed technical article explains the set up and scheduling of full and incremental RMAN Database backups for thousands of databases using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (Enterprise Manager) 12c, and how this is done more easily and (more...)
Adopting the Cloud Computing paradigm enables service providers to maximize revenues while driving capital costs down through greater efficiencies of working capital and OPEX changes. In case of enterprise private cloud, corporate IT, which plays the role of the provider, may not be interested in revenues, but still care about providing differentiated service at lower cost. The efficiency and cost eventually makes the service profitable and sustainable. This basic tenet has to (more...)
I co-presented at Oracle Open World in September, Manage Beyond Limits: Enterprise Manager CLI and Other Extensibility Features. I focused on the enhancements to Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface, EM CLI. I enthused about the two new modes, Interactive and Script mode and how they compare to the standard mode of previous releases, from the SQL*Plus like environment of Interactive mode to the scalable, JSON formatted output of script mode. I highlighted (more...)
Contributed by Eunjoo Lee, Product Manager, Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Service Level Management, or SLM, is a key tool in the proactive management of any Oracle Packaged Application (e.g., E-Business Suite, Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards E1, Fusion Apps, etc.). The benefits of SLM are that administrators can utilize representative Application transactions, which are constantly and automatically running behind the scenes, to verify that all of the key application and technology components of (more...)
Enterprise Manager (EM) 12c allows you to create an incident rule to send a notification and/or create an incident after an event has been open for a specified period. Such an incident rule will help prevent premature alerts on issues that may correct themselves within a certain amount of time.
For example, there are some agents in an unstable network area, and often there are communication failures between the agents and the (more...)
A customer wanted to install the EM Agent on a different platform (the EM OS was Linux, the target OS was IBM AIX) and his OMS was in offline mode. The following was my reply to him. This would be useful to others, so posting it here.
The publisher (PACKT) of my latest book, "Managing Data Center Chaos using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c" has sent me a few photos of the bookstore at Oracle Open World and my book being sold there. I am sharing these photos for your viewing pleasure.
When planning and configuring your Oracle Enterprise Manager
12c implementation, you will have many infrastructure considerations. One of the most often discussed pieces is the
network ports that are used and how to configure load balancers, firewalls and
ACLs for communication.
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If you have been using the classic Oracle Enterprise Manager Command Line interface ( EMCLI ), you are
in for a treat. Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R3 comes with a new EMCLI kit called ‘EMCLI with
Scripting Option’. Not my favorite name, as I would have preferred (more...)
Oracle Enterprise Manager collects and monitors configuration
information for every target it manages and layers support for sophisticated
lifecycle operations on top of this foundation. Within the configuration
management area itself Enterprise Manager has formalized support for Drift
Management, Inventory Management, Topology visualization and Compliance
Management. Although these (more...)
Enterprise Manager 12c Release 3 includes improvements and enhancements
across every area of the product. This blog provides an overview of the new and
enhanced features in the Database Lifecycle Management area. I will deep dive
into specific features more in depth in subsequent posts.
People, process and
planning are the three key elements to success in a private cloud
journey. Some common questions i hear from field/customers often relates
to tasks involved in setting up Database-as-a-Service(DBaaS) using
Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c from scratch and how these tasks are
mapped to current (more...)