Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g: Grid Control (Self-Study Course)

 

Who should attend

  • Project managers
  • Web administrators
  • Database administrators
  • System analysts

Course Objectives

  • Understand the Grid Control Architecture
  • Deploy OMS, management repository, and the Oracle Management Agent
  • Secure, monitor, and configure Grid control
  • Manage hosts, databases, and Oracle Application Servers
  • Work with groups, systems, and services
  • Configure a job system
  • Understand and monitor your configurations
  • Understand provisioning concepts
  • Work with the Information Publisher
  • Use management plug-ins
  • Upgrade to Grid Control 10.2

Product Description

  • Introduction to Grid Control
    • Providing an Overview of Grid Computing
    • Understanding Today's Data Center
    • Discussing Grid Control as a Single Point of management and its benefits
    • Discussing the Service Level Management capabilities
    • Explaining the out-of-the-box management capabilities
    • Understanding the managing and monitoring capabilities of management plug-ins
  • Grid Control Architecture
    • Explaining the different components of Grid Control Architecture
    • Discussing Managed Targets
    • Listing the communications protocols between the components
    • Explaining the Grid Control security framework that provides secure communication between different grid control components
    • Listing all the default ports that are used by individual components to communicate with each other.
    • Identifying the built-in security features of Grid Control
    • Discussing the importance of High Availability and the Grid Control infrastructure.
  • Deploying Grid Control
    • Discussing the hardware requirements and prerequisites
    • Identifying the installation options for the Oracle Management Service and the Management Repository
    • Discussing the new install features for R2
  • Deploying the Oracle Management Agent
    • Discussing the deployment options for the Oracle Management Agent
    • Discussing post-install configuration
    • Understanding the usage of Rep manager and agenda
  • Securing Grid Control
    • Configuring Firewalls for Grid Control
    • Explaining OMS locking and Agent securing
    • Configuring Grid Control for Use with Oracle App Server Single Sign-On
    • Configuring Grid Control for use with Enterprise User Security
  • Monitoring Grid Control
    • Monitoring the availability of Grid Control components
    • Management Monitoring the performance of the Management Server, Repository, and the Agent
    • Identifying Log and Trace Files
    • Identifying the various command line utilities that can be used to control the Grid Control components
    • Identifying startup and shutdown procedures for the Grid Control components
    • Determining the best practices in keeping Grid Control healthy
    • Discussing backup of the OMS and the Repository
    • Monitoring EM Website Web Application
  • Configuring Grid Control
    • Creating Roles
    • Creating Administrators
    • Granting Privileges
    • Setting up Preferred Credentials
    • Discussing EMCLI
  • Common Managed Targets: Host
    • Monitoring host availability and resource usage
    • Viewing host operating system and hardware information
    • Using Remote File Editor
    • Discussing interactive multi target host commands
    • Viewing Storage Details for host
    • Validating host metrics
    • Evaluating the CPU utilization for a host
    • Explaining the features of Grid Control that allow you to manage and monitor the performance of host targets
  • Common Managed Targets: Database
    • Understanding Grid Control's advantage over Database Control
    • Managing 9i and 8i databases
    • Understanding Adaptive Metric Baselines and Normalized Baseline View
    • Explaining the Database Performance Management features of Grid Control
    • Explaining the Database Administration features of Grid Control
    • Explaining the Database Maintenance features of Grid Control
  • Common Managed Targets: Oracle Application Serve
    • Monitoring the new middle tier target types using Grid Control
    • Monitoring performance of J2EE applications
    • Using custom thresholds to monitor J2EE applications
    • Diagnosing J2EE application performance problems
    • Stopping and restarting application server components
    • Configuring backup/recovery settings and schedule a backup/perform a recovery
    • Adding Application Server to Grid Control Via Application Server Control Infrastructure property page
    • Explaining the Application Server performance monitoring features of Grid Control
  • Monitoring Your Data Center
    • Understanding out-of-box monitoring features
    • Changing metric settings
    • Creating and applying Monitoring Templates
    • Setting up email notification for alerts and corrective actions
    • Creating User-Defined Metrics
    • Defining Notification Schedules
    • Defining Corrective Actions
    • Creating Blackouts
  • Groups
    • Understanding the use of groups to organize and manage targets
    • Defining Groups
    • Managing and Monitoring Groups
    • Using groups in notification rules
    • Understanding Redundancy Groups
  • Systems and Services
    • Understanding and defining Systems
    • Examining systems
    • Defining Topology relationships
    • Viewing System Topologies
    • Listing different types of services
    • Creating a service based on a system
    • Defining and monitoring the availability of a service
    • Creating service tests
  • Job System
    • Creating jobs in Grid Control
    • Using Job Notification
    • Creating Multi-task jobs
    • Viewing Rollup of job activity
  • Configuration Management
    • Understanding your enterprise deployments
    • Searching and comparing hosts
    • Comparing Database configurations
    • Examining init parameters
    • Examining application server configurations
    • Managing Policies
    • Discussing Policy Violations
    • Discussing Client System Analyzer
  • Provisioning
    • Understanding Provisioning
    • Explaining the Provisioning concepts
    • Discussing Bare-Metal Provisioning
    • Performing the Cloning operation
    • Applying Patch
    • Setting up MetaLink
    • Using Patch Cache
    • Patching Linux Hosts
  • Information Publisher
    • Viewing the out-of-box reports
    • Customizing the out-of-box reports
    • Creating custom reports
    • Granting privileges of the reports
    • Using the management repository and the base views to generate any kind of report
    • Scheduling reports so that it can be e-mailed and/or so that copies can be saved
  • Monitoring Oracle Collaboration Suite
    • Discuss benefits of using Grid Control to manage Oracle Collaboration Suite
    • Discuss how to discover and configure Oracle Collaboration Suite services in Grid Control
    • Describe how to monitor Oracle Collaboration Suite components
  • Management Plug-ins
    • Discussing the enhancement of managing third party component in R2
    • Discussing the benefits of managing 3rd party components with Grid Control
    • Viewing a list of the non Oracle middleware targets and their overall health
    • Monitoring performance of J2EE applications
    • Understanding plug-in deployment mechanism
    • Understanding how to create custom management plug-ins
  • Upgrade to Grid Control 10.2
    • Explaining the process for upgrade from EM10.1.0.4 to EM 10.2
Price (excl. tax)

1,121.- €

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