Oracle Enterprise Manager Reviews
Oracle Enterprise Manager is the #1 ranked solution of our top Database Development and Management tools. It's rated 4.1 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to AppDynamics - Oracle Enterprise Manager vs AppDynamics
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Sep 09 2020
Very helpful to have the ability to enable centralized control & administration of Oracle products from a single console
What is most valuable?The 13cR3-PG (Patch Group) 1 updates to the OEM family, strongly integrate Cloud (off-site, hybrid and on-premise) services providing a seamless way to see all of your… more »
How has it helped my organization?With over 2,700 different target components deployed and in-use, it would be impossible for 4 DBA's to otherwise monitor and assess the condition of this number of… more »
What needs improvement?Reporting and statistical charting is largely still left up the end-user to develop custom solutions. Having more pre-built standard industry-generic reports using… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?Based upon 3 days of implementation by a single person, plus licensing costs would be approximately $60,000, including the virtualized hosts. Day-to-day is very roughly… more »
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?Previously used prior release of OEM (version 22.214.171.124) - these older versions are no longer supported by Oracle, and are prone to many security, stability and… more »
What other advice do I have?Analyze your daily monitoring and service intervention needs, based upon the available (or target) headcount, otherwise you may find yourself inundated with more alerts… more »
Which other solutions did I evaluate?ELK, HP OpenView, BMC Patrol
Aug 30 2020
What is most valuable?It's more effective to use command-line interface than using the GO setup. One of the great things about that EM is that you are able to connect to Oracle Support. This will make your work easier due to the fact that it will help you identify if your database is to be upgraded or if you are… more »
What needs improvement?Sometimes the solution can be quite difficult in terms of when you want to deploy agents. You need to go through the Oracle documentation in order for you to be able to deploy an agent. Sometimes it just takes a long time, however, the thing is there is the overall concept of deploying. I don't… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?I'm not aware of how much the product costs, so I can't speak to the pricing.
What other advice do I have?We're just a customer. We have no relationship with the vendor. There is a more up to date version, 18.42, however, I have not started using it yet as it requires some patching. Currently, I'm on version 18.4, which is quite stable. I would recommend the solution to others. In fact, I've already met… more »
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Jul 14 2020
OracLe Enterpise Manager allows us to quickly drill down when there are issues and to get a real time view of the Oracle database internals
What is most valuable?The database performance monitoring features are very useful and allow us to quickly zero in on DB-related issues.Exadata storage server and Infiniband switches can be… more »
How has it helped my organization?This solution allows us to quickly drill down when there are issues. It helps us monitor solutions both in-house and at our customer premises. We use it extensively for… more »
What 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. Also, better mobile… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?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… more »
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?Oracle Enterprise Manager is the only solution which can monitor and drill down into the inner workings of engineered systems, like Exadata and Exalytics. Thus, we had to… more »
What other advice do I have?If you are an Oracle shop, or even an Oracle SI, then familiarity with Oracle one stop management solution is an imperative. Everything ties into this solution, so it has… more »
Which other solutions did I evaluate?None of the other options out there have the breadth and depth of this solution. This is the only solution which can drill down to the cell level of an Exadata system… more »
Jun 08 2020
Represents the best of the breed. Very powerful product and should be used to automate more key DBA type tasks.
What is most valuable?SQL Tuning Advisor, ADDM, Top Activity, ASM Space Manager, Incident Notifications. The ability to identify performance bottlenecks and make an immediate impact can serve… more »
How has it helped my organization?SQL Tuning allows massive performance gains behind the scenes in order to more easily troubleshoot the most complex SQL statements. The use of SQL Profiles and creating… more »
What needs improvement?Patching. It's extremely difficult to determine what requires patching and the process to patch each component is slightly different. In desperate need of a single patch… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?The initial setup was probably a couple of hours of installation time. Besides applying the quarterly patches which takes 2 - 4 hours (we have two Cloud Control… more »
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We used cron jobs and custom scripts for some of the capability. However, many of those scripts are no longer necessary.
What other advice do I have?The product is very powerful and should be used to automate more key DBA type tasks. Performance tuning bad SQL becomes extremely simplified as long as you leverage the… more »
Which other solutions did I evaluate?We also have Foglight and AppDynamics in house. Foglight will be going away and from my perspective, it doesn't offer any real value over what Cloud Control can provide… more »
Sep 29 2020
What is most valuable?It's the most reliable database available on the market. The tried and tested services that Oracle provides is second to none. The solution offers excellent support. The product is very mature. There are a lot of new upstarts, however, this… more »
What needs improvement?The solution is considered expensive.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?The solution is quite expensive. It's not the cheapest on the market. Companies will have to pay a fair bit for it. The pricing is core and processor-based. The overall cost largely depends on how many nodes your company needs to deploy.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We use a variety of solutions, according to our client's needs, as we are service providers.
What other advice do I have?We're working with the latest version of the solution. We're on the service industry side of the business. Whatever our clients need we work to accommodate. Whether they prefer an Oracle server or a Microsoft option, we'll work with them to… more »
Jun 17 2020
What is most valuable?Max use was server monitoring and operations of applications. This helps handling of critical situations in a production and support for the customers.
How has it helped my organization?This product helps to reach the cause of an outage or unstable system in production and in handling such situations. It provides an easy way to reach the root cause of the… more »
What needs improvement?Customization for double secure / nonce based / token based Business Transaction Management. Where you can monitor DB calls as well as Web service calls under firewall.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?License version..does not cost too much due to license and agreement between vendor and company.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?We still have t-mart alert system. We switched to this one to monitor systems in detail. T-mart alert is just a replication of a user's behavior which does not show the… more »
What other advice do I have?If you have a license contract with Oracle and if you have a lifetime agreement on service on any product from Oracle then this product is worth using. Otherwise it's best… more »
Which other solutions did I evaluate?No. We use other Oracle products like Java, Weblogic Portal, Weblogic Server, Sun One web servers, Solaris servers and Linux.
Nov 17 2019
What is most valuable?The most valuable feature is high availability. The features that we are using the most are for partitioning, Armonk, and encryption.
What needs improvement?RMAN tools need improvement. There are some doubts about the Oracle policy on price quotes. I have a good relationship with the customers and If I start dealing with them, and get them a discount, then that discount is available to all of the Oracle partners. I prefer the way it works with other… more »
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?The pricing is very high.
What other advice do I have?This solution is the best! It's perfect! I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.
Oct 15 2020
Good monitoring and management of our Oracle products, but consolidating everything into a single dashboard would be better
What is most valuable?The product gives us as much control as we can have by providing a complete picture of the whole set of Oracle products. We can monitor all of them.
What needs improvement?We would like to have a single dashboard for monitoring and controlling all of our products. This would add value, for us, because as it is now, we have to go to different screens to check different products.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?We are satisfied with the pricing.
What other advice do I have?Overall, I am satisfied with this product. It assists us in finding issues through monitoring services. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.
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What is Oracle Enterprise Manager?
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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