What are the enhancements to the Enterprise Monitoring Framework in EM12c Release 4? This is the framework that controls the monitoring of enterprise targets.
Improvement - The “Target Down” status is detected by Enterprise Manager within seconds of its occurrence. This applies to the Database, Weblogic Server, Host, Agent as well as deployed applications. This kind of ability is very important for enterprise-level monitoring.
The Host level monitoring has also been improved. (more...)
There are a number of great improvements to the Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) capability in Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4.
As a recap, in earlier releases it was possible to set up a private database cloud very easily, so that developers, testers or project managers/business users could self-service the creation of new databases, schemas or pluggable databases (PDBs) as per a pre-defined quota, and then have those databases, schemas or PDBs metered and used for dollar chargeback, (more...)
This is a list of the many great new features in EM12c Release 4, from the official Oracle technical documentation. Check out the BI Publisher Integration
, and the new Cloud Management features, such as being able to create Data Guard Standby databases via self-service
· Framework and Infrastructure
By Scott McNeil
Contributing Author: Eunjoo Lee, Principal Product Manager, Oracle
The Oracle Enterprise Manager Applications Management team is pleased to announce the release of their latest whitepaper (available here) and associated screenwatch (available here) on configuration management for Siebel. The task of managing configuration parameters in a dynamic, multi-target environment can be extremely challenging. A large, production scale environment can have dozens of unique targets, and each target can have several hundred (more...)
By Sudip Datta
Today, I stumbled over a competitor blog, conspicuous by its factual incorrectness on Enterprise Manager Snap Clone. However, I must compliment the author of the blog, because inadvertently, he has raised a point that we have been highlighting all along. The author, with reference to Dataguard and storage technologies, argues against the cobbling of technologies together and adding another technology stack to the mix without any automated management.
The Oracle Security team has indicated that Enterprise Manager Cloud Control, Grid Control as well as Ops Center are not effected by the Heartbleed vulnerability. This is mentioned in the internet published document on the Oracle Technical Network (OTN):http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/opensslheartbleedcve-2014-0160-2188454.html
An excerpt from this document:
1.0 Oracle products that, while using OpenSSL, were not subject to CVE-2014-0160
Global Product Security has determined that the following products are using OpenSSL cryptographic libraries (more...)