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IOUG E-Brief: Oracle Enterprise Manager
September 20, 2013

An information resource prepared by Database Trends and Applications Magazine and published in cooperation with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG)


Join the OEM SIG at the IOUG Community Happy Hour. Enjoy cocktails and food, plus the chance to win prizes. This is a great opportunity to network with your peers. See what being part of the IOUG community is all about!

It's certainly been a busy time at the IOUG EM SIG. In case you missed the August webinar, it was an exciting one given by Edward Whalen of Performance Tuning Corporation, with an overview of his experiences with Oracle 12c. Below we've highlighted our interview with Edward as well. And, certainly, webinars are recorded, so if you missed it, feel free to listen at your leisure.

Join Real-world IT heroes, IOUG members & Oracle ACEs in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c General Session at Oracle Open World on Tuesday, September 24 at noon.

The IOUG's Enterprise Manager Special Interest Group (EM SIG) is planning a comprehensive line-up of Enterprise Manager sessions for "SIG Sunday"—Sunday, September 22, 2013—at Oracle OpenWorld. The sessions will showcase real-world use cases and provide panel discussions from implementers and users.

The IOUG has compiled the Oracle Enterprise Manager Tips & Best Practices Booklet 2013. IOUG members are invited to pick up a copy at OOW14 or may receive the booklet by subscribing to the IOUG's emailing list.

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) recently published its annual survey on database manageability titled, "From Database Clouds to Big Data: 2013 IOUG Survey on Database Manageability." The survey reveals new insight into what's impacting IT organizations and administrators alike when it comes to managing databases.

Since the launch of Oracle Database 12c, we at Oracle have received several questions about the new management capabilities built into Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. Here are the answers to some of your more common questions. Enjoy!

Quest IOUG Database & Technology Community News

Edward Whalen, an Oracle ACE and the Chief Technologist at Performance Tuning Corporation (, was recently featured in an Oracle Enterprise Manager SIG webinar about Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. Here, he shares his thoughts about the significance of the features provided in the latest release of Enterprise Manager and why they are important to Oracle users.