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.

Read the complete article by Sriram Vrinda

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 4 (13.4.0.4) is Now Available!

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Release 4 Update 4 (13.4.0.4), RU4 in short, is now available for download!  You can download the Release Updates from My Oracle Support: Patches & Updates.

Release Updates Details

Release Updates (RUs) are a way for us to roll out new EM features and bug fixes more quickly, without waiting for a major release vehicle. Release Update patches are versioned with a trailing digit indicating the RU version (here, 13.4.0.4). Note that RUs are cumulative, which means that the most recent RU includes functionality from all previous release updates.  It is our general recommendation that you apply the most current Release Updates as soon as possible.

For the complete article see the OEM blog post by Daniella Hansell

Enterprise Manager 13c: What’s New in Database Lifecycle Management

A month back, Oracle announced the release of Enterprise Manager 13c. Enterprise Manager 13c includes several improvements over Enterprise Manager 12c, which was itself had witnessed pretty successful adoption over the last four years. Enterprise Manager 12c rested on the key themes of enterprise grade management, stack management and cloud lifecycle management. The 13c version simply bolsters those pillars.

Read about the new features in Database Lifecycle Management on Oracle’s blog on OEM

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A Guided Install of the Oracle Enterprise Manager Plugin for VMware

For those of you running VMware, Betsy Grant – Blue Medora just published this article on the installation of the VMware plugin for Oracle Enterprise Manager.

The Blue Medora Oracle Enterprise Manager Plugin for VMware provides fully integrated continuous monitoring of VMware-based virtualization environments. This blog provides a visual guide for implementing the Oracle Enterprise Manager Plug-in for VMware vSphere environments from Blue Medora. http://buff.ly/1Qwt2lg

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Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL v3 Is Now Available!

As Matt Lord describes on Oracle’s blog on MySQL:

We’re very happy to announce the general availability of the next release of Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL, version 12.1.0.3.0 (see the full changelog here). This is the official MySQL plugin for Enterprise Manager 12c, offering a fully supported and integrated solution that is included with your MySQL Enterprise Edition subscription.

Thanks Kellyn…