Make DevOps work in EM13c – Database privileges


When implementing the ‘DevOps’ way of working you would want to be able to setup Enterprise Manager to support you in that…

When considering database management;

  • Administrators, granted the ‘Developer’ role should be able to Stop/Start ‘Developer’ and ‘Test’ database and only ‘view’ ‘Acceptance’ and ‘Production’ databases
  • Administrators, granted the ‘Operator’ role should be able to Stop/Start ‘Acceptance’ and ‘Production’ database and only ‘view’ ‘Development’ and ‘Test’ databases

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EM13c – DevOps best practices


More and more the fast moving and changing world urges us to upgrade applications with new features to keep track with user demand.


In order to support a way of working that allows for short build and delivery cycles (Agile) the ‘DevOps’ way of working is introduced in many IT departments nowadays. Architectures specifically setup to support this way of working include tools like Jenkins, Nolio, Git, Puppet etc.

Those of us using Oracle Enterprise Manager would want to include EM within the ‘DevOps’ architecture. Considering we want to use the EM deployment framework, a typical role for EM could be the role of Orchestrator.

I have written this article based on experiences I had while implementing a ‘DevOps’ way of working using EM on projects I was involved in.

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Oracle Enterprise Manager: Always-On Monitoring

The Enterprise Manager Always-On Monitoring application provides the ability to monitor critical target status and metric alerts when the Oracle Management Service is unavailable. The service continuously monitors critical targets through the Enterprise Manager Agent and can be easily configured to send email notifications for these events to administrators.


Supercharge Your DevOps Automation using Enterprise Manager’s CLI and REST APIs

Enterprise Manager provides the broadest and the most complete set of capabilities to build, deploy and manage the end-to-end lifecycle of the cloud, all from a single console. Learn how you can leverage the robust suite of REST APIs and CLIs to supercharge your DevOps Automation.

This session will review customer scenarios and live demos to outline primary reasons to leverage Cloud Pack APIs and explore functionality exposed by the APIs, including:

• Integration with third-party portals and interfaces, including Service-Now, Service Mesh, vCAC;
• Open Source Automation, such as Chef and Puppet;
• Orchestration from third-party and home grown systems, including blueprints and work flows.

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