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Oracle Enterprise Manager Valuable Features

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.

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Principal Oracle Applications DVA at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees

It's a useful feature to be able to see the top SQL, the number of executions, the CPU, and the resources that it's using.

Also, being able to utilize that to look at the plans that are being generated for that piece of SQL and then determine how we can change that to increase the performance.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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VB
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.

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Database Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

The solution's most valuable aspect is the fact that it is embedded with the Oracle database and Oracle's engineering system, its extra data, and analytics. 

They have plug-ins that are very helpful. 

Due to the infrastructure's size, the introduction they offer is very, very useful. It helps with an overall understanding of the product.

They have a very nice graphical user interface.

The monitoring is good.

We can capture the SQL tune from us. With Oracle Enterprise Managers, we can see the rich performance tuning. 

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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.

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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.

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System Administrator & Oracle DBA at a government with 10,001+ employees

The most valuable features are security and speed.

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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.

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Head of Application Support & Infrastructure at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees

I like that it's stable.

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Learn what your peers think about Oracle Enterprise Manager. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
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