Announcing the general availability of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database Management

Oracle Database Management provides comprehensive database performance and management capability for all flavors of Oracle Databases, including OCI and on-premises, which significantly reduce the burden on DBAs by providing a full-lifecycle solution encompassing monitoring, performance management, tuning, and database administration. Database Management is part of the Oracle Cloud Observability and Management platform.

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Secure Linux Configuration for HIPAA Compliance with Enterprise Manager

In 2020, there was a substantial increase in the number of breaches and incidents reported in the Healthcare vertical. In fact, the number of confirmed data breaches in Healthcare increased from the previous year according to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report. Misconfiguration was one of the vehicles for these data breaches that included compromised personal information, medical details and other credentials. These enabled external and/or internal actors to steal data that is then used for financial fraud. With the ever-present danger of increased security breaches, protecting these sensitive data is critical. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) provides guidance for securing healthcare information. 

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Secure Linux Configuration for PCI-DSS Compliance with Enterprise Manager

With the ever-present danger of security breaches, protecting sensitive data is critical. Data breaches are becoming more frequent; there has been a big increase in the number of records and the value of the information stolen. Businesses must ensure that sensitive data is protected by securing the configuration of Systems, limit privileges assigned to a well-known set of users, and all user activities audited.

Securing your payment card data through preventative measures has never been more important than it is today. PCI Data Security Standards v3.2 help protect the safety of sensitive data in your environment. 

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A Simple Guide for Migration of data to Autonomous Database using EM

Moving the workloads of your on-premises database to an Oracle Cloud gives you a competitive advantage today. Databases in Oracle Cloud leverage Oracle’s Generation 2 infrastructure, providing maximum performance, better pricing, and the most secure environment for your enterprise workloads. OCI also provides the Oracle Autonomous Database, the industry’s first and only self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database.

Oracle continues to extend the capabilities of our industry-leading Enterprise Manager offering to support our customers’ journey to cloud. We are excited to introduce you to the Database Migration Workbench, which will help you migrate on-premises databases to Oracle Autonomous Database. This blog will guide you through the various steps of the migration process.

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Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 7 (13.4.0.7) Is Now Available!

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 7 (13.4.0.7), RU7 for short, is now available for download from My Oracle Support > Patches & Updates.

Release Updates Details

Release Updates (RUs) are a way to roll out new EM features and bug fixes quickly, without waiting for a major release. Release Updates are versioned with a trailing digit indicating the RU version. Note that RUs are cumulative, which means that the most recent RU includes functionality from all previous release updates.  Our general recommendation is to apply the most current Release Update as soon as possible.

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Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 6 (13.4.0.6) Is Now Available!

Like to know more about:

  • CIS Benchmark v3.0.0 – Traditional and Unified Audit Profiles for Oracle Database 12c Single
  • Instance, Pluggable Database and Clusters
Automatic Indexing for Database Nodes of Oracle
  • Exadata Database Machine
ZDLRA Support for New Parameters on Copy-to-Media Jobs
Database
  • Migration Planner: Support for Exadata Cloud and Bare Metal DB System Destinations

Checkout this blog post by Daniela Hanssel, announcing the newly release Update 6 of OEM 13c Release 4.