Observability and Management

Monitor, analyze, and manage multicloud applications and infrastructure environments with full-stack visibility, prebuilt analytics, and automation using Oracle Cloud Observability and Management Platform.

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Observability and Management services and products

Application Performance Monitoring

Complete app performance visibility through real user experience, synthetic monitoring, and distributed tracing.

  • Real user experience monitoring:
    Monitor the actual experiences of each end user, all the time, no matter where and how they access the application.
  • Stack monitoring:
    Assess the overall health of applications and its underlying stack—applications, databases, hosts—viewable together in a single solution.
  • Synthetic monitoring:
    Run scheduled, scripted monitoring to ensure application availability even when there are no users on the system.
  • Distributed transaction tracing:
    Track every step of every transaction of new cloud native and existing legacy applications running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), on-premises, or on other public clouds.
  • Server monitoring:
    Pull metrics from any component and collect cloud native metrics at scale. Take advantage of existing Prometheus exporters or write custom code to obtain the exact metrics needed for optimal monitoring.

Database management

Unified database monitoring and administration capabilities for on-premises and cloud databases.

  • Fleet monitoring:
    View, monitor, and obtain insights about Oracle databases across an OCI compartment or group. Perform root-cause analysis and automate database fleet tasks.
  • Database groups:
    Manage many databases as one and perform bulk SQL operations.
  • Database summary:
    Monitor database time and active sessions to evaluate database performance. Monitor I/O bandwidth and throughput. Get visibility into system and database storage.
  • Database jobs:
    Create templates that automate bulk SQL jobs across all databases in a group, such as DevOps jobs, using your custom SQL, PL/SQL scripts.

Java management

Discover, monitor, and manage Java environments.

  • Discover what the installed Java versions are, which distributions you have, and the latest security patches.


Easily review log data, diagnose issues, and generate notifications using predefined triggers.

  • Centralized log management:
    Securely ingest, store, and analyze infrastructure and application logs.
  • Search and analyze logs:
    Analyze and visualize trends. Aggregate and search logs easily with intuitive log search language.
  • Robust integrations:
    Easily ingest logs using Fluentd. Integration with third-party providers using Kafka-compatible Streaming; view logs in Grafana dashboards.

Logging Analytics

Monitor and troubleshoot issues faster by analyzing data from any source using interactive, intuitive dashboards.

  • Data analytics and exploration:
    Simplify troubleshooting with topology-aware log exploration, curated machine learning algorithms, and customizable dashboards for data visualization.
  • Data archival and recall:
    Archive data for long-term storage at low cost. Leverage user-defined policies for compliance requirements.
  • Rich collection of log parsers:
    Choose from more than 250 out-of-the-box parsers for a wide variety of Oracle and third-party log formats.


Monitor performance and uptime of infrastructure and applications running on OCI.

  • Infrastructure and app metrics:
    Leverage out-of-the-box infrastructure metrics with metrics aggregation and support for complex queries.
  • Alarms and notifications:
    Detect anomalies, trigger alarms and messages via platforms, such as PagerDuty, email, and Slack.


Automatically send alerts and messages through OCI services and delivery partners, including Slack and PagerDuty.

  • Rich choices for message delivery:
    Supports email, SMS, Slack, PagerDuty, and HTTPS endpoint.
  • Security, usability, and reliability:
    Provides identity and access controls with automatic updates for messaging protocols. Built on a highly available architecture.

Ops Insights

Optimize utilization and performance over time by analyzing long-range patterns.

  • Capacity planning:
    Analyze and forecast database resources using machine learning–based forecasting models.

  • SQL warehouse:
    Store up to 25 months of SQL performance data to proactively identify performance issues or top resource consumers.

OS Management Hub

Centralize and simplify the management of operating system (OS) deployments across distributed environments.

  • Manage OS updates:
    Automate and schedule OS updates on-premises and in the cloud.

  • Automate lifecycle environment updates:
    Update groups of OS instances across lifecycle stages. Maintain systems integrity. Control across development, test, and production environments.
  • Manage security compliance:
    Apply OS security updates. Help ensure higher security with Oracle Ksplice zero-downtime Oracle Linux kernel and user space updates. View OS security vulnerability reports.

Resource Manager

Deploy and manage Oracle Cloud resources using Terraform-based automation.

  • Terraform-based automation:
    Codify infrastructure configurations using Terraform. Export existing configurations for automated duplication of environments.
  • High productivity and security:
    Share configurations and collaborate with stakeholders, configure built-in identity and access management, and track compliance with drift detection.

Connector Hub

Manage operations data exchanges between OCI services.

  • Manage data movement:
    Centralize monitoring and management of data movements for OCI services.
  • Process data in motion:
    Build event-driven apps. Move logs for analytics. Use command-line interface and API to create service connectors for data movement services.
  • Operations and security:
    Use supported metrics to create alarms. Integrated with Oracle Identity and Access Management for secure set up and granular governance policies.

Enterprise Manager

Monitor, analyze, and administer Oracle Database and Engineered Systems with Enterprise Manager deployed on-premises or on OCI.

  • Database performance and ops management:
    Find, fix, and validate database performance issues. Automate provisioning and cloning. Scalable fleet maintenance and patching.
  • Exadata management:
    Discover, monitor, and manage all your Oracle Exadata deployments.
  • Enterprise monitoring:
    Monitor on-premises software and hardware. Monitor databases deployed on Oracle Cloud.
  • Middleware and application management:
    Manage Oracle middleware, including WebLogic Server and popular third-party software, such as JBoss and Tomcat. Manage Oracle Packaged Applications, such as Oracle E-Business Suite.

Consistent and transparent global pricing across regions

With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, customers have the same low cloud pricing across all regions and services, enabling predictable spend, from proof of concept to full production. Unlike other cloud providers, Oracle doesn’t charge for data egress for observability operations, including export and import of metrics and log data.

Foundational visibility and troubleshooting

OCI Monitoring, Application Performance Monitoring, Logging, Connector Hub, Notifications, and more at no cost forever.


Any size infrastructure environment as long as Always Free capacity constraints are not exceeded. See below for details.

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Database lifecycle management
Complete database management

Unified database monitoring and administration capabilities for on-premises and cloud databases.


Small: $30 /month

Medium: $536/month

Large: $1,488 /month

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Rapid troubleshooting
Topology-aware log analysis

Automatically correlates logs across all IT components and uses machine learning for pattern recognition and anomaly detection.


Small: $372 /month

Medium: $1,860 /month

Large: $18,600 /month

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End-to-end visibility
Application performance insights

Combines end user monitoring, synthetic monitoring, and distributed transaction tracing for complete end-to-end insights.


Small: $483 /month

Medium: $3,013 /month

Large: $13,875 /month

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1. Up to 500,000,000 monitoring data points, up to 1,000 events per hour, up to 10 GB log storage per month, up to 1 million notifications through https per month, up to 2 service connectors.
2. Small is 2 cloud or external database cores, medium is 36 cloud or external database cores, large is 100 cloud or external database cores. $0.04 per OCPU per hour Database Management CS for Cloud or external databases.
3. Small is 10 GB/day active storage, medium is 50 GB/day active storage, large is 500 GB/day active storage. Based on a 30-day retention $0.50/hour /300GB Logging Analytics CS Active Storage.
4. Small is 0 synthetic units, 1 tracing unit, medium is 40 synthetic units, 5 tracing units, large is 120 synthetic units, 25 tracing units. $0.02/hour /10 Application Performance Monitoring synthetic test runs and $0.65/hour /100K events.

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Get Started with Observability and Management

Try Always Free cloud services and get a 30-day trial

Oracle offers a Free Tier with no time limits on key observability services in addition to a wide selection of other services, as well as US$300 in free credits to try additional cloud services not included in the Free Tier. Get the details and sign up for your free account today.

  • What's included with Oracle Cloud Free Tier?

    • Always Free
    • 2 Autonomous Databases, 20GB each
    • Compute VMs
    • 100 GB block volume
    • 10 GB object storage
    • 500 million monitoring ingestion datapoints, 1 billion retrieval datapoints
    • 1000 tracing events per hour
    • 10 GB log storage per month
    • 1 million notifications through https per month, 1000 sent through email per month
    • 2 service connectors
    • Additional services

Learn with a hands-on lab

The best way to learn is to try it yourself. Use our tutorials and hands-on labs with the Oracle Cloud Free Tier, your own Oracle Cloud tenancy, or for selected solutions, an Oracle-provided free lab environment.

  • Using OpenTracing for Microservices

    Monitor an application built on microservices that is implemented on Helidon using Oracle Application Performance Monitoring.

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  • Get started with OCI Database Management

    Step-by-step approach to using OCI Database Management service with your on-premises databases.

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  • Monitor Oracle E-Business Suite with OCI Logging Analytics

    Explore how to monitor and troubleshoot Oracle E-Business Suite environments with OCI Logging Analytics.

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  • Using Events and Notifications

    Publish messages using topics and subscriptions in OCI Notifications service.

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Join us for a technical webinar

Get started on your top observability use cases with Oracle Observability and Management. Join our product experts who will walk you through our key capabilities and answer your questions live.

  • Key topics covered

    • Ingest logs from any source, then analyze them to detect anomalies.
    • Monitor user experience and application performance.
    • Analyze resource consumption over time and optimize performance.
    • Monitor all your databases from a single cloud console.
    • Use open standards to integrate with third-party tools for visualization, alerting, and analytics.

Observability and Management blog

Read technical blogs on how to address your most pressing monitoring and management challenges and stay abreast of the latest product innovations.

  • Key topics

    • Best practices for observability and management
    • New capability introductions
    • Product announcements
    • Customer success spotlights
    • Special offers and events

Why Oracle

Learn from leading industry analysts why Oracle’s observability and management solution can provide a comprehensive solution for your needs.

  • ESG: technical validation report

    ESG puts Oracle Observability to the test, assessing its capabilities for multicloud observability and active management.

    Read the ESG report
  • Omdia Universe: Selecting a Hybrid and Multicloud Management Solution

    Omdia discusses the criteria used to select Oracle as a leading provider of hybrid and multicloud management solutions.

    Read the Omdia report (PDF)
  • Constellation Research: Oracle Brings Holistic Observability to the Enterprise

    Read an analysis on gaining visibility into microservices, Kubernetes, Java, and .NET running on AWS, Azure, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

    Read the Constellation Research report (PDF)
  • IDC: Oracle Introduces Observability and Management Cloud Platform for Multicloud and On-Premises Environments

    Read IDC's take on the importance of monitoring and observability and how Oracle is meeting the challenges of multicloud environments.

    Read the IDC report (PDF)
  • ESG: Oracle’s New Observability and Management Platform Is Well Worth Looking At

    ESG discusses Oracle’s support for interoperability and open standards.

    Read the ESG report (PDF)
  • Pique Solutions: The Value of Oracle Enterprise Manager for Managing Oracle Databases

    This Pique Solutions report shows companies that use Oracle Enterprise Manager can lower operational management costs by up to 60%.

    Read the Pique Solutions report (PDF)

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    • Can I only pay for the capabilities I need?
    • Can it interoperate with my existing monitoring solutions?