RE: why do I need dbcontrol?

From: John Hallas <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 16:34:50 +0100
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I have worked at a number of sites in the past where EM was set up to manage all the databases and I never saw a successful implementation.

However, working at a Dutch bank they had a wonderful set up and I gained a new found confidence in it.  

I initially installed dbcontrol for each server which was OK but very fiddly and needed support and then I have set up GC for a number of databases and servers and it is a lot easier than it used to be and the advantages (smtp alerts especially) are quite significant.  


From: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR)
[] Sent: 25 April 2008 16:24
To: John Hallas;; oracle-l Subject: RE: why do I need dbcontrol?  

V2 is very stable and performs reasonably well. I personally think that Grid OEM was a step backward in Database Administration capability compared to V9 OEM. But nobody asked me what I thought of the idea, so Oracle went ahead and changed everything!  

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