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.