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RE: OEM 2.1 vs. BMC Patrol

From: Rachel Carmichael <>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 09:02:34 GMT
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I have an opportunity at the moment to look at many different products and bring in what I want... do you have a website for Precise?



>From: "Gait, Christopher" <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L <>
>Subject: RE: OEM 2.1 vs. BMC Patrol
>Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 19:34:15 -0800
>Have you looked at Precise software? We're evaluating it right now for
>performance monitoring and improvement and what I've seen so far impresses
>me. The real beauty is that Precise works from outside Oracle. It sucks
>information on the SGA and pool directly out of Unix memory and thus has no
>user login, no querying V$ views, no real impact at all on the instance.
>figures I've seen are that it uses less than 5% of one CPU on a server and
>allows you to query performance and build a SQL repository (tracking what
>was run and how it effected everything else running) with a HUGE refresh
>rate (up to 99 times a second).
>Mike Ault recommends it, which was the first endorsement that got my
>Chris Gait
>Arlington, VA
>-----Original Message-----
>Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2000 9:17 PM
>To: Oracle-L; Oracledba
>Damagement is keen on acquiring some DBA tools. The current tools being
>considered are BMC Patrol and OEM. We are strictly a Sun/Oracle/Apache shop
>and don't need cross platform support. Any white papers or comparisons of
>OEM 2.1 vs. BMC Patrol?
>I've been burned by OEM 1.X in the past but have been pleasingly surprised
>by OEM 2.1. I set it up on a Sun pizza box for the Management Server tier
>and I use Windoze NT for the client tier. It performs well (despite
>and has lots of functionality. Looks like Oracle has FINALLY come through
>with a viable release of OEM! (We're using the Diagnostics and Performance
>Packs with the Replication and InterMedia Text Managers.)
>After briefly reviewing BMC's site, I'm seeing a lot more functionality
>OEM. Is there ANY functionality in BMC Patrol that OEM does not have? For
>that matter, is there any important functionality in any of the other tools
>(Savant, Embarcadero, Quest, etc.) which is missing from OEM 2.1?
>It's time to re-evaluate the offerings... any feedback is greatly
>Steve Orr
>The biggest investment is my time and the dollar cost of software is small
>potatoes by comparison.
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