Bridging Ops Center and Oracle Enterprise Manager
By user12601629 on Sep 30, 2009
Yesterday's big announcement was Ops Center 2.5's availability. However, at the end of the press release, there was a short paragraph about how we plan to demo at Oracle Open World some new technology to connect Sun's and Oracle's systems management tools. This technology isn't ready for production yet, but it is far enough along to help demonstrate how valuable Ops Center can be to customers using Oracle.
At Open World we'll be showing the first phase of the Ops Center to Enterprise Manager bridge. In this phase of the project, we've built a plug-in to Enterprise Manager that allows Enterprise Manager to pull detailed hardware information from Ops Center up into Enterprise Manager. Why is this interesting? Because now customers using both EM and OC will be able to correlate information from higher levels of the system (like database and middleware stats) to lower level information (like hardware performance counters and component failures). Here's a screenshot that shows some of this detailed hardware information displayed inside Enterprise Manager.
This is just the begining. Longer term we'll start to pass information in both directions and do more complex linking between the products. It should offer us a very powerful solution for customers of both products.