Maximizing Database Performance: Best Practices for Mission Critical Systems

Finding and fixing database problems, and optimizing performance and managing service levels are key responsibilities for every DBA. While the Oracle database has many tools for diagnosing and troubleshooting, and most DBAs have their cadre of scripts, the vast majority of DBAs responsible for sizable and or critical database estates depend on Enterprise Manager to simplify and speed their efforts.

Thanks to Timothy Mooney for this great article: Maximizing Database Performance: Best Practices for Mission Critical Systems

 

Enterprise Manager CIS Benchmark Certification Eases Adoption of Secure Database Best Practices

It only takes a single mistake for the “bad guys” to be able to exploit a misconfiguration and exfiltrate your data. Thanks to the Center for Internet Security, Oracle Database users can avoid such scenarios by following the best practices defined by CIS.  With the high rate of change in DevOps-oriented development teams and the profilferation of data across on-premise and cloud environments, database administrators now have an easy way to comply with these standards right within Oracle Enterprise Manager.

Read the complete article by Dan Koloski

Fall 2019 Update to Oracle Enterprise Manager App on Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Get started using OEM 13c on OCI using the Oracle Enterprise Manager app in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The Cloud Marketplace image of EM13c now is based on the 13.3PG Bundle Patch release and installs on an Oracle Database 19.3c.

  • The Enterprise Manager version deployed by the app is the 13.3PG Release with the latest Aug 2019 Bundle Patch for the OMS & Agent Platform.
  • The Database version deployed by the app for the OMR is Oracle Database 19.3c.
  • The Linux host leverages the latest OCI Linux image: OEL 7.7 – which includes a variety of security fixes.
  • The included WebLogic for Oracle Enterprise Manager has been updated with the latest security patches.
  • We’ve updated the Java Development Kit (JDK) to the latest JDK certified for Oracle Enterprise Manager (JDK build 1.7.0_231).
  • We’ve included the latest Oracle Enterprise Manager Diagnostic Kit, which is EMDIAG Version 19.08.01.

Monitoring and Management When You Are Navigating On-Premises and the Cloud

Most companies manage IT resources in their data centers. Additionally, most companies are beginning to leverage the benefits of the cloud. Both, at the same time, which leads to new challenges. If you are experiencing any of the following, read on and learn how Oracle is making it easier to monitor and manage traditional as well as next generation IT environments.

In this blog post Moe Fardoost describes how both Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) and Oracle Managed Cloud (OMC) can be compared with one another and gives us his view on running them together and each of them separately.

 

Oracle Enterprise and Cloud Manageability Support for Multi-Cloud Environments

As customers roll out multi-cloud application environments, they will need to monitor and manage those applications across those multiple clouds.  Oracle customers who use Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM) and/or Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) can take advantage of the appropriate capabilities offered by these solutions to work across their entire estate, regardless of which deployment model they leverage.

Checkout this Blog post by Dan Koloski, on monitoring Autonomous Database but also Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

The Dashboard for the Modern Database Fleet

Please checkout this Blog post on Enterprise Manager 13.3 updated Plugins 

“With this new update of Oracle Enterprise Manager, we have introduced support for Oracle Autonomous Database in Oracle Cloud and other capabilities to enable our customers to monitor and manage their hybrid environments using the same tool they’ve been familiar with for years.”  — Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Oracle

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