Monday Mar 14, 2016

Enterprise Manager - Database as a Service - REST API Cookbook

With the latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c,enhancements have been made to the REST API that now facilitate the administration as well as the operational use of features in the Cloud Pack for Oracle database that enable customers to now fully automate the administration of assets. It also facilitates the selfservice model for private cloud, enabling the customer to fully automate the actual request and governors of database needs by a given Line of Business. (LOBs). Through the use of the REST API, the customer can streamline the process of delivering critically needed databases to the LOBs at a fraction of the current Operational Expenses (OPEX) cost. 

The "Enterprise Manager - Database as a Service - REST API Cookbook" is intended to provide direction and requirements for the execution of a Database as a Service (DBaaS) specific to the use of the REST API provided with the Cloud Pack for Oracle Database and should be reviewed/executed in a specific customer’s environment for accuracy. This document is intended to provide an operational best practices reference only, using calls that will facilitate the administration and execute of the DBaaS features.

Thursday Feb 04, 2016

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c: Resource kit

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c was announced a few weeks ago. Here is a list of resources to help partners get trained around all the new features of the new version.

Coverage Area

Material (Links to OTN)

Installation and Upgrade

Framework and Infrastructure

Database Lifecycle Management

Hybrid Cloud Management

Private Cloud Management - Database

Private Cloud Management - Middleware

Database Management

Middleware Management

Enterprise Monitoring

Application Quality Management

Packaged Applications Management

Hardware Management

Heterogeneous (Non-Oracle) Management

Wednesday Jan 27, 2016

New Oracle OpenStack Demo

Show your customers how Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 2.0 based on Kilo delivers a complete solution for creating private clouds, providing enterprise developed and tested services, and offering end-to-end support across the infrastructure with this new animated demo video.  Watch this animated demo and bookmark it to share with your customers.

Tuesday Nov 17, 2015

New Oracle Database Hybrid Cloud e-Book

Just released - Oracle Database Cloud e-Book!

This new Database Cloud e-book provides you with a comprehensive look at Oracle Database Cloud solutions which offers full portability between your on-premises and cloud environments.  Businesses want to capitalize on new business opportunities quickly and bring new products to market faster. These ‘time to market demands’ are driving IT innovation and change. Database Clouds promise greater agility, lower risk and cost over traditional IT environments.  Most organizations will deploy some combination of private and public cloud (hybrid cloud) environment as there are advantages to each model. Oracle DBaaS solutions enable coexistence and migration between both on premises and private cloud deployments and allow for transparent movement of database workloads using the same architecture; same standards, same products, and same management.

Monday Aug 24, 2015

Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Management

Learn the value of Oracle Enterprise Manager for the Oracle Cloud Platform by viewing this launch webcast and the two customers that joined us to talk about their Hybrid Cloud challenges, advantages of EM and getting started tips & tricks.

Oracle recently announced Oracle Enterprise Manager for the Oracle Cloud Platform, the industry’s only solution that enables Oracle customers to manage hybrid clouds as one, all from a single pane of glass. During the launch webcast two customers, Red Stack Tech (former e-DBA) and Bridge Consulting, talked on:

  • Challenges with integrating cloud into existing infrastructure
  • Migrating workloads to Oracle Cloud
  • Reducing costs for QA/Dev environments
  • The advantages of Oracle’s Hybrid Cloud management, ex, DB Diagnostics
  • Tips and tricks to get started quickly.

Oracle Enterprise Manager for Oracle Cloud Platform represents the best vehicle for customers to put their public cloud strategies into practice, and to utilize their cloud credits quickly and effectively.

Learn more

Invite your customers to the public webcast replay.

Tuesday Jun 16, 2015

New Enterprise Manager Release Allows Customers to Manage Their Hybrid Cloud from a Single Interface

Oracle is today announcing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 5, which simplifies the journey to the cloud.  For the first time, you will be able to manage your hybrid cloud as one, from a single pane of glass.

According to a recent Computerworld survey, cloud consumers are struggling with security issues, integration headaches and performance concerns in public and hybrid cloud environments.

The latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager addresses these concerns through new enhancements that manage, migrate, test and deploy applications and databases across hybrid clouds, with 100% reuse of existing management tools and practices.  These enhancements will provide centralized visibility and control to Oracle customers on their cloud journey, while helping to ensure that their existing company-wide standards are applied across the estate.

Read the full blog announcement here

Don't miss the announcement webcast on June 25

Monday Jun 15, 2015

Webcast, June 25: Simplify Your Journey to the Cloud - Manage Hybrid Cloud as One

Introducing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 5

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 18:00 CET

With hybrid cloud uptake on the rise, the challenges involved with managing IT environments where public- and private clouds and on-premises infrastructure can thrive as one will become increasingly important.

Oracle is excited to announce our next release of Oracle Enterprise Manager, which will enable customers to leverage the deep management capabilities of Enterprise Manager against the Oracle Cloud Platform. For the first time, customers will be able to manage their hybrid cloud as one, from a single pane of glass.

In this webcast you’ll discover how to:
  • Gain a nine time improvement in provisioning time
  • Manage private and public cloud and on-premises IT as one, via single pane of glass
  • Reuse 100% of management practices and IT investments for hybrid cloud
  • Optimize your data centre operations by increasing performance and consolidation and lower risks
  • Better control your IT resources, become more agile and move to dev/test in the cloud
  • Transform IT to drive innovation, by managing IT and Cloud as one
  • Reduce labor effort with 50%

Register today.

Friday Jun 12, 2015

Managing the Hybrid Cloud with Oracle Enterprise Manager - Demo

In this demonstration, we'll discuss how Oracle Enterprise Manager can provide Lift & Shift capabilities across hybrid clouds while providing consistent governance and enforced compliance.

Wednesday May 20, 2015

May 2015 issue of the Enterprise Manager Indepth Newsletter

The May 2015 issue of the Enterprise Manager Indepth Newsletter is now available here.


New IOUG Survey Reveals Latest Trends in Database Manageability

Released in April 2015, a new Independent Oracle Users Group survey reveals the opportunities and challenges that database administrators face today. Find out what’s on the minds of more than 300 data managers and professionals.
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Top Three Challenges Driving Adoption of Database as a Service

The market for cloud databases and database as a service (DBaaS) is rapidly growing. Learn about the top three barriers to adoption, what DBaaS should look like when it’s done right, and how you can manage DBaaS using Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Read More

2015 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards Voting Now Open

For the second year in a row, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c is nominated for two categories, “Best Database Administration Solution” and “Best Database Performance Solution.” Vote today!
Read More

Read full newsletter here

Tuesday May 19, 2015

On Demand webcast: Managing Private Database Cloud Services with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

In order to deliver top-quality database cloud services for private cloud, customers need a management solution that raises service levels, reduces deployment times and simplifies IT operations. Featuring David Wolf, Director of Product Management for Oracle.

Watch the on-demand webcast here: Managing Private Database Cloud Services with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

On Demand webcast: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Oracle Multitenant is helping organizations reduce IT costs by simplifying database consolidation, provisioning, upgrades, and more. Now you can combine the advantages of multitenant databases with the benefits of the cloud by leveraging Database as a Service (DBaaS). In this session, you’ll learn about key best practices for moving your pluggable databases from on-premises environments to the Oracle Database Cloud  and back again. 

Watch the on-demand webcast here: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Monday May 18, 2015

Get familiar with the fourth release of EM 12c!

Enterprise Manager 12c has now reached its fourth release with features + updates that help you upgrade your business and be more competitive in the market. Get familiar with Enterprise Manager 12c specialization roles and learn more about these features for the fourth release.

Monday Apr 27, 2015

Private DBaaS & Consolidation Sales Tools

Some great collateral to educate customers on Private DBaaS solution benefits.

Thursday Apr 09, 2015

Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c for ISVs: April 21th

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Oracle's latest generation of database technology, Oracle Database, has some impressive new features. It offers great potential for a fast upgrade, simple migrations and consolidation, making more efficient use of hardware and delivering major improvements in management efficiency.


21 April, 2015

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(45 minutes presentation followed by the Q&A session)

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Join our webcast on Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c for ISVs and you will learn:

- Why you need to upgrade to Oracle Database

- How to ensure that your applications are ready for Oracle Database 12c

- How to evaluate and test all enhancements of the upgrade process plus other new features

- Best practices to upgrade and migrate successfully

At the end of the webcast our speaker Mike Dietrich, Master Product Manager for Oracle's Database Upgrade Development Team, will be available for your questions.


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Master Product Manager - Database Upgrade & Migrations

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Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

Oracle Database In-Memory Advisor

Summary: This advisor identifies analytic workloads that will benefit from Oracle Database 12c In-Memory

Tell customers about the advisor and share the white paper to help upsell In-Memory.

Oracle Database In-Memory is designed to optimize analytical processing in the database. The In-Memory Advisor analyzes the analytical processing workload present in your database to determine an estimated benefit for the database as a whole if that analytical workload is optimized.

Share this best practices white paper for In-Memory Advisor with your customers.

They will discover that adding Oracle Database In-Memory to their Oracle Database solution delivers optimal performance for transactions while simultaneously supporting real-time analytics and reporting.

The Advisor can be run on Oracle Database and above, in order to plan your customers' adoption of Oracle Database In-Memory in


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