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Four Essential Components for Database as a Service

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c provides capabilities that address the fundamentals of delivering database as a service—essential components such as database consolidation, standardization, self-service, automation, metering, and chargeback for reporting.
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New Oracle Enterprise Manager Extensibility Exchange

Find out what new capabilities have been added to the Oracle Enterprise Manager extensibility exchange—an important tool in Oracle’s efforts to nurture and expand the Oracle Enterprise Manager ecosystem.
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What’s In It for You: IOUG Oracle Enterprise Manager Special Interest Group

In response to the rapid and widespread adoption of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) created the new Oracle Enterprise Manager special interest group (SIG) in September 2012. We asked Kris Cook, senior manager of database services at SITA and IOUG SIG cochair, for an update on how members are benefitting.
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Allied Irish Bank Consolidates to a Private Cloud

Allied Irish Bank talks about consolidating its Oracle Databases and infrastructure to a private cloud, enabling it to deliver cost-effective services to customers.

CISDI Achieves IT Integration with Oracle Enterprise Manager

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Oracle Enterprise Manager Customer Assets on

Learn more about the following customers that are enjoying the benefits of using Oracle Enterprise Manager with Oracle engineered systems such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database Appliance.

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Banking on a Private Cloud: HDFC Bank Maximizes Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c to Reduce Costs and Launch New Business Initiatives

Read more about utility computing in the cloud.

Consolidated Power

A private cloud based on Oracle engineered systems helps 300,000 government employees serve 25 million Texas citizens.

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Automate Creation of Cloud Resources with Cloud Blueprints

Set Up Database Cloud Self-Service for Data Cloning Using Snap Clone

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Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Cloud Solutions

Zero to Cloud Blog

Systems Management Blog

Steve Wilson

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Porus Homi Havewala

Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Neelima Bawa

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Series: New Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Capabilities for Managing Private Clouds

Oracle recently introduced Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2 plug-in update 1, which delivers fully automated database-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, and testing-as-a-service capabilities. Get all the latest information about these innovations in our Webcast series, featuring Oracle experts, best practices, and more.

Building Private Cloud Infrastructure with Oracle’s SPARC Servers

Deploy a cloud infrastructure faster while lowering total cost of ownership and improving system performance with Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure. Upgrade, consolidate, and virtualize your Oracle’s SPARC-based infrastructure using proven best practices.

Oracle’s x86 Systems: The Best x86 Platform for Oracle Solaris

Discover the significant benefits of running Oracle Solaris on x86 systems, such as more-advanced fault diagnosis, automatic service requests, easier serviceability, simplified installation, and more.

IOUG SIG Webcast: Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Metrics Monitoring and Management Repository Views: Tips and Tricks (login required)

Get the latest tips and tricks.

Oracle Technology Webcast Center

Visit the new Oracle technology Webcast center—one stop for more than 200 Webcasts covering Oracle technologies.

Watch more live and on-demand Oracle Enterprise Manager technical Webcasts

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Zero to Cloud

Fast-track your transformation to an enterprise cloud. Determine your organizational readiness and explore early adopter tips, demos, guides, exclusive white papers, and more.

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Building and Managing a Cloud Using Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Learn how to architect, configure, and manage components of a public or private cloud lifecycle in this book authored by an expert from Oracle.

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

And don’t miss these favorites, authored by members of Oracle Enterprise Manager’s extended ecosystem.

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White Paper—Middleware as a Service Cookbook

White Paper—Oracle’s x86 Infrastructure as a Service Customers

White Paper—Oracle’s x86 Systems: The Best x86 Platform for Oracle Solaris

Visit the Oracle Enterprise Manager Resource Center for more white papers and reports.

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Cloud Blueprints Download—Use and Create Blueprints for Interrelated Cloud Resources

Presentation—Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Management API

Guide—Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2 Cloud Administration Guide (

Solution Page—Testing as a Service

Resource Center—Migration Made Easy: SUSE Linux to Oracle Linux

Technical Article: How to Configure the Linux Kernel Out of Memory Killer

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c: Cloud Management Workshop

The Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Cloud Management workshop teaches you how to set up infrastructure, database, and middleware clouds. Learn to use the cloud self-service portal and investigate consolidation and cloud deployment options.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c: Advanced Configuration Workshop

The Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c: Advanced Configuration workshop teaches you to maximize availability and scalability. Learn techniques for disaster recovery, security, and command line operations.

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Oracle Cloud Builder Summit

Join us in a city near you. Discover how to build—in only two hours—an enterprise cloud environment.

Oracle Day

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Oracle CloudWorld

Coming to a city near you in 2013. │ #CloudWorld

ODTUG Kscope 13

June 23–27 │New Orleans, Louisiana │ #Kscope13

Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai 2013

July 22–25 │Shanghai, China

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California

Find an Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Event Near You

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