Introducing the brand new Grafana Plug-In for Oracle Enterprise Manager

The Grafana Plug-In for Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 Release Update 3 is now available.  The Grafana Plug-In (which is also referred to as the “Oracle Enterprise Manager App” in the Grafana environment) is available for download via Oracle Enterprise Manager’s (EM) Download Page.

Read more on this on the Oracle blog for OEM in the article by Murtaza Husain (Director, product management – management cloud)

 

Monitoring Best Practices White Paper for Enterprise Manager 13c

Monitoring Best Practices White Paper for Enterprise Manager 13c now available

Written by Ana Mccollum, initially published with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c and now updated for Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c, it was written based on many years of working with customers with large data centers who needed monitoring features to enable them to monitor at scale. The paper offers guidance from planning your monitoring setup, understanding key Oracle Enterprise Manager monitoring concepts and features, to strategies for how you can use these features to implement a scalable monitoring solution.

Download the paper now

In this paper, you’ll learn how to:

  • Leverage Administration Groups and Template Collections to manage alert thresholds across different environments in an automated way
  • Configure your Incident Rule Sets to send incident notifications to the appropriate teams based on event type and severity, escalate important incidents, prevent a flood of email alerts when a host goes down
  • Use privilege-propagating groups with roles to ensure different IT Operations staff have the appropriate level of access to your targets as soon as they are added to Oracle Enterprise Manager

Many of the examples are largely based on real-world scenarios.

The Oracle Enterprise Manager Mobile Application is Now Available for Download

This is something we have been waiting for, well at least I was…

The Oracle Enterprise Manager Mobile Application is Now Available for Download

The mobile application requires Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 (and higher), and allows you to seamlessly interact with your Oracle Enterprise Manager monitoring and incident management activities from mobile devices. You can easily see overall status, drill down into target status, view and manage incidents, share incidents and problem details using mobile sharing and even work across multiple EM instances, all from the palm of your hand! In addition, you can gain a consolidated view across multiple EM instances through new Federated Enterprise summary and Incident Details pages.

Independent Study Finds Managing Databases with Enterprise Manager Results in 60%

Customer interviews and research conducted by Pique Solutions were the basis of this study that quantifies the value our users are experiencing. The study includes in-depth interviews with users who shared before and after experiences of using Enterprise Manager. Pique Solutions then created a model and applied the findings for realistic quantification of the benefits. The study finds users can expect an ROI of 60% over a 3-year period.

Read the complete article by Moe Fardoost

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 is now available for download

Just to let you know, the new Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 release is now available for download!

To download it, you can either visit the Oracle Enterprise Manager downloads page or visit the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud.

For more information about what’s in this release of Oracle Enterprise Manager, visit the following resources:

Several third-parties also wrote about this release of Oracle Enterprise Manager.  Some of their articles are below:

In addition to the features described in the links above (some of which will be fully-delivered via follow-on Bundle Patches to the 13.4 base release), this version of Oracle Enterprise Manager includes new stack uptakes of Oracle Middleware 12.2.1.3, Perl 5.28.1 and Java Development Kit (JDK) 8.  Also, as part of this release, the following Enterprise Manager Plug-Ins have been updated to 13.4.1.0.0 (you will see this listed in Enterprise Manager Self-Update).

  • Enterprise Manager for Storage Management Framework
  • Enterprise Manager for Systems Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Exadata
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Virtualization
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Virtual Infrastructure
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Cloud Application
  • Enterprise Manager for Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Siebel
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Fusion Applications
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Consolidation Planning & Chargeback
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database
  • Enterprise Manager for Cloud Services Management
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Cloud Framework
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Big Data Appliance
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle ORAchk Health Checks
  • Enterprise Manager for Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall