James LuiTeam Lead - Oracle Applications DBA at a energy/utilities company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The interface is in continuous development and improves version by version."
"The managing and monitoring are the solution's most valuable features. They are something I find quite helpful in my work."
"This is a good product and I recommend it."
"I think it's stable, scalable, and flexible."
"The most valuable feature is high availability."
"There are a number of different user interfaces you can choose from."
"The 13cR2 updates to the OEM family, strongly integrate Cloud (off-site, hybrid and on-premise) services providing a seamless way to see all of your resources regardless of where they are deployed."
"The tried and tested services that Oracle provides is second to none."
"The product gives us as much control as we can have by providing a complete picture of the whole set of Oracle products."
"SQL Tuning Advisor, ADDM, Top Activity, ASM Space Manager, Incident Notifications"
"The most valuable features are security and speed."
"This solution allows us to quickly drill down when there are issues."
"Our customers would like to see the price lowered."
"If the solution could provide better integration to make it easier to manage everything on different servers, that would be helpful. Whatever servers a company has, be it IBM, Dell, etc., if the System Management could be a platform that links all of them together, it would make management across different server types easier."
"The return on investment report is too difficult to understand."
"I think that support integration could be improved."
"RMAN tools need improvement."
"There's a lot of documentation to go through as a new user."
"Reporting and statistical charting is largely still left up the end-user to develop custom solutions."
"The solution is considered expensive."
"We would like to have a single dashboard for monitoring and controlling all of our products."
"Patching. It's extremely difficult to determine what requires patching and the process to patch each component is slightly different."
"The user interface is not very interactive. It needs improvement."
"The product is pretty comprehensive, but quite resource hungry. This might be due to the majority of the application seemingly being written in Java."
"The support is yearly-based and the license is permanent."
"The price of this product is fair."
"The license was included when we purchased the server."
"The pricing is very high."
"Based upon 3 days of implementation by a single person, plus licensing costs would be approximately $60,000, including the virtualized hosts."
"We are satisfied with the pricing."
"There are a few bugs with the software which require opening SRs with Oracle Support which contribute to the day-to-day cost. Perhaps 8 hours per month is spent dealing with support, just as a rough guess."
"There is only the standard licensing fee. There are no other costs."
"Evaluate your requirements carefully. Elaborate DR and HA setup of OEM can become expensive."
"Be careful to only enable the packs for which you have a license as this is an issue we see time and again."
"The solution is inexpensive to purchase."
As an IT operations professional, your job is more critical than ever because cloud operations are now a fact of life. For example, you must address the concerns of corporate compliance auditors one minute, and the next minute, deal with end users who signed up for cloud services without consulting you first. So, what are you to do?
Not to worry! Oracle provides a single solution for managing both situations. Oracle Enterprise Manager provides a “single pane of glass” that allows you to manage on-premises and cloud-based IT using the same familiar interface you know and use on-premises every day.
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HPE System Management is ranked 15th in Server Monitoring with 4 reviews while Oracle Enterprise Manager is ranked 4th in Server Monitoring with 12 reviews. HPE System Management is rated 8.4, while Oracle Enterprise Manager is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of HPE System Management writes "Good management and monitoring of servers and very good stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Enterprise Manager writes "Very helpful to have the ability to enable centralized control & administration of Oracle products from a single console". HPE System Management is most compared with Lenovo XClarity Controller, whereas Oracle Enterprise Manager is most compared with AppDynamics, Nutanix Era, Quest Spotlight, Quest Foglight for Databases and Zabbix. See our HPE System Management vs. Oracle Enterprise Manager report.
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