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 12.1.5.0.x 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. In the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) based Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) 1.48.0 you have many subscription-based options, like Log Analytics and Application Performance Management that you can activate quickly, try them on for size, and keep them or decomission them for relatively less cost and time than doing so, on-premises. These features also avail you access to technologies requiring higher horsepower (CPU/RAM/etc.) found in the OCI Exadata-based Virtual Machines (VMs) that may be beyond your current investment level. View full review »
Kopano Ramaphoi
Information Technology Administrator at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
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 experiencing any issues. It can help you quickly identify issues instead of having to raise them in a service report. It's much more efficient. There are a number of different user interfaces you can choose from. The solution is pretty interactive and user-friendly. View full review »
Robin Saikat Chatterjee
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at Tata Consultancy Services
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 viewed from the GUi in OEM which cannot be done in other tools . The ability to deploy metric extensions makes this tool extensible for our custom monitoring also. View full review »
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Chris Bradham
Senior Technical Director at AEM Corporation
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 »
reviewer1383255
Senior Project Manager - IT Services at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
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 technology has a long history of quality. While other options may not have many use cases available, Oracle certainly does. They have a wide variety of success stories users can look to. 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 »
reviewer1480089
Manager Database at a real estate/law firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is the best monitoring tool for Oracle databases. You have full visibility with the tool, it is a complete solution. The software is simple to use. View full review »
reviewer1447671
System Administrator & Oracle DBA at a government with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable features are security and speed. View full review »
Khalil AbdulrahmanAlasbahi
Customer Service & Support Manager at Natco Information technology
The most valuable feature is high availability. The features that we are using the most are for partitioning, Armonk, and encryption. View full review »
reviewer1428951
Oracle Database Administrator Senior Team leader at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
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. View full review »
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