Oracle Enterprise Manager Valuable Features

James Lui
Team Lead - Oracle Applications DBA at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
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 resources regardless of where they are deployed. PG1 adds enhancements for EMCLI (Command Line Interface) extensions to allow additional automation and scripting of common OEM tasks (Blackout begin/end, Patch availability monitoring, cloning enhancements.) Of the 12c series of Oracle Enterprise Manager products, version introduces Cloud (both public and private) support for both monitoring, and lifecycle management. This allows individual components, or entire systems to be resident either in-house on conventional hardware/VM's, or ported into virtualized datacenter environments, off-site, whether for fault tolerance and disaster recovery, or simply to reduce the cost of non-Production systems by using a pay-to-play methodology (reducing investment in specific hardware just to support disposable and transitional software systems development?) Consolidated and uniform monitoring of all Oracle-related technologies. Ability to enable centralized control and administration of Oracle products from a single console. Ability to see at a glance, all conditions of all products throughout the enterprise. Version 13c includes hybrid cloud support making transparent the transfer of provisioning systems between Oracle's Cloud and on-premise equipment. All of the cloud systems and in-house systems appear in logical groups according to their common function (Applications, Middleware, Databases, etc.) The configurations are also snapshot-friendly and made comparable to quickly isolate differences between similar systems. View full review »
Chris Bradham
Senior Technical Director at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
SQL Tuning Advisor, ADDM, Top Activity, ASM Space Manager, Incident Notifications. The ability to identify performance bottlenecks and make an immediate impact can serve as a significant contribution to Database Administers which saves time and resources. View full review »
Robin Saikat Chatterjee
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The database performance monitoring features are very useful and allow us to quickly zero in on DB-related issues. View full review »
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Gokhan Atil
Database Architect, Oracle ACE Director at
Oracle Enterprise Manager provides comprehensive monitoring features for all Oracle products. It has an extensible architecture, so it’s possible to add third-party plugins to extend its monitoring abilities. These are valuable features of Oracle Enterprise Manager for all Oracle customers. On the other hand, I think the most valuable feature of Oracle Enterprise Manager is its management capability for Oracle products. It makes a real difference when comparing it to any other monitoring solution in the market. You can manage your Oracle Databases, Oracle VM, WebLogic, and other products with Oracle Enterprise Manager. View full review »
Prerak Trivedi
Consultant at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Max use was server monitoring and operations of applications. This helps handling of critical situations in a production and support for the customers. View full review »
Alessandro Guimarães
Gerente da Unidade de Negocio Oracle at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The product has powerful features for diagnosis of database issues, complemented with tuning capabilities for most of the issues found. With ASH Analytics, ADDM, Real-Time SQL Monitoring, SQL Tuning Advisor, we can measure SLAs, detect performance hotspots, perform deep diagnostics into specific tiers, tune applications, and remediate. View full review »
Oracle DB A
I mostly use the top events, and look at how the execution is happening on the database; and monitoring the cluster level rates. I even look at the execution plan. I really love this tool because I don't need to type the commands. It's very user friendly, I just click and get the reports and get it done. View full review »
DBA at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It's user friendly. View full review »
DB A at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Performance diagnostics. That is the best. View full review »
Is Business Analyst at Emerge
The ability to capture data and then processing it based on what we need to pull for analysis. View full review »
Lead / Senior Systems Analyst at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
I think it's mainly to do a health check of the system and the application and how the performance is doing, so that we can determine any tuning and tweaking that we need to do; it's helpful. View full review »
Sheldon Carter
Database Administrator Manager at a international affairs institute with 11-50 employees
* Remote administration * Corrective actions * Custom reports * Oracle Secure Backup integration * Exadata/SuperCluster plugin View full review »
DBA with 10,001+ employees
Helps us to monitor the databases and avoid any downtime. View full review »
Lead Database Administrator
The speed at which I can drill down to isolate issues. View full review »
Analyst at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Everything you do; you can see the whole picture. You can everything in one place. That's very good, very convenient. View full review »
Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The look and feel I think. Fast and compatible. It's easy to customize. View full review »
Software Developer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The masking features are good, and many new options and features are available in OEM for masking when compared to other tools. View full review »
Jessie Quinn
Senior Enterprise Database Engineer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
I have found the singular GUI feature very helpful. Fewer DBA resources can be allocated with Toad licenses. View full review »
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