Help increase performance and mitigate risk with Oracle EM 13.5 Manage the Manager

Monitoring your most critical targets, such as databases, applications, servers are all about minimizing risk.  Many Oracle customers use Enterprise Manager (EM) to drive culture and best practices for risk management. Why? Because EM 13c is built to deliver a highly available, scalable, and performant platform itself, designed for administrators of large, critical IT estates who need management-at-scale monitoring.  Collectively, these qualities come from Manage the Manager (MTM) functionality. This blog describes how to leverage the latest features of MTM to improve the monitoring of EM 13.5 sub-systems.

Read the complete blog article by Shefali Bhargava

Migration of data to Autonomous Database using EM

As Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (OEM) is the monitoring and management tool for on-premise data-center components for many years already, this scope has been extended with workloads that run in the private and public cloud as well. OEM now supports IT departments to transparently manage the road to the cloud, by means of the Database Migration Workbench that simplifies the migration of on-premises databases to an Autonomous Databases.

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Take a look at the Simple Guide for Migration of data to Autonomous Database using EM, written by Rohan Prasad (Consulting member of the technical staff)

Three Reasons Managing The Converged Database Should Be On Your Radar

The DBA’s challenge: Simplify administration of complex workloads to achieve scale and agility.

Register for this webinar now streaming here

John Mishriky does a great job describing the converged database and, in this webinar, he asked me to talk about the managing aspects of converged workloads. Oracle has made a point of simplifying the database landscape for DBAs by incorporating new datatypes into one architecture. That means you are not standing up a myriad of different database types, each with their own tools and process, then figuring out how to integrate the data together, not to mention managing the new implementations along with everything else you’re doing.

Please read the oem blog article by Timothy Mooney

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. 

Please read the full article by Product Manager Harrish Niddagatta

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. 

Please read the full article by Product Manager Harrish Niddigatta

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.

Please read the complete article on this, by Rohan Prasad

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 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
  • 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.