Re: Monitoring Standard Edition in EM 12c

Date: Fri, 29 May 2015 09:24:38 -0400
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I never said these things were popular or in widespread use. They might be -- I wouldn't know. In the past 10 years, I have only encountered OEM used to monitor *Oracle* in a small fraction of the sites I have visited, but that could be because the sites I get to visit are part of a self-selecting group (people who are willing to hire people like me) and in no way are representative of the norm.

I rather suspect that if Oracle made OEM a more affordable choice for monitoring its own products it may gain traction and become more popular with other products. Or not. I am not a marketing professional, and I have no data, so how would I know?

In any case, the discussion here -- at least as pertains to OEM -- is more about what *can* be done, not so much about what usually *is* done.

On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 8:36 AM, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

> On 05/29/2015 01:22 AM, MARK BRINSMEAD wrote:
>> Actually, I believe there may be third party plugins for SQLserver and
>> MySQL, too. Since I neither use OEM much, nor those databases, its just
>> something I (might) recall having heard discussed not something I have
>> actively researched. I'd be a little surprised if a thorough search did
>> not turn up some kind of plugins for DB2, Postgres, etc.
> I have done gigs with SQL Server, DB2 and Postgres and I have never
> encountered OEM 12c as monitoring software of choice. It is used mainly for
> monitoring Oracle. Which tells me all I need to know about the perception
> of the tool. The main question is not the one about availability of
> plugins, the main question is the one about the number of users. And
> somehow, I don't think there are many of those using OEM 12c to monitor SQL
> Server. I can make a case for Nagios or Zabbix in a minute, and price
> remains the same. And so can any Windows, Linux or MySQL administrator.
> --
> Mladen Gogala
> Oracle DBA
> --

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