2.1. The Oracle Enterprise Management Framework

While computer systems have been growing larger and more complex, IT organizations have been performing an increasing number of tasks with the same or fewer resources. This is especially true of the DBA. Traditionally, you have spent most of your time creating databases and objects, managing space, and monitoring performance. Today, you need to take care of these tasks in less time and more effectively in order to meet other IT needs and challenges.

Businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on systems that must be available around the clock. You must constantly monitor these mission-critical operations, and you need to know when the system is not functioning correctly or is not available for ...

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