Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control Implementation Guide / Edition 1

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Install and Configure Grid Control to Manage Your Oracle Landscape

Build a robust grid computing infrastructure with guidance from an Oracle expert who developed and taught the Grid Control Deep Dive class to Oracle Consulting. Featuring real-world examples and best practices, Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control Implementation Guide explains how to reliably and cost-effectively deploy a dynamic Grid Control environment. Learn how to lay the preinstallation groundwork, configure targets for monitoring, create services, implement security, and fine-tune performance. You'll also get full coverage of backup and recovery strategies and high-availability techniques.

  • Prepare infrastructure hosts for Grid Control rollout
  • Install the Oracle management repository, service, and agents
  • Select the Grid Control installation options that fit your needs
  • Discover and manage host, database, and application server targets
  • Set target metrics and policies according to best practices
  • Optimize performance and availability of your Grid Control framework
  • Secure the Grid Control framework to protect data transmitted between components
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071492751
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/21/2008
  • Series: Oracle Press Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 768
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael New is an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) DBA and senior information systems architect with 17 years of experience in the software industry. After receiving his B.S. from M.I.T. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, he worked for six years as a software engineer, principally on the GPS satellite program at Rockwell. For the past 11 years, Michael has worked as an Oracle core and Oracle Applications DBA. He began as a full-time DBA, moved into consulting with an Oracle partner, then served as a Technical Manager for Oracle Consulting before launching his own firm, New DB Solutions. Michael has implemented the full array of Oracle products for clients in many industries, including the Oracle E-Business Suite, RAC, Data Guard, RMAN, Application Server, and Grid Control (in which he is a recognized authority). Michael has authored several white papers on database administration, has been a presenter at Oracle OpenWorld, and was a technical editor for a McGraw-Hill Professional book on Oracle Database 10g. Michael lives in New York City with his five-year-old daughter, Leah. You can reach him at Michael@ or through his company’s web site,

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Table of Contents

Part I: Install Grid Control
Chapter 1. Overview of the Grid Control Architecture
Chapter 2. Grid Control Preinstallation
Chapter 3. Grid Control Installation
Chapter 4. Grid Control Post Installation
Chapter 5. Preinstall Standalone Management Agents
Chapter 6. Install Management Agents via Agent Deploy
Chapter 7. Install Management Agents Locally
Chapter 8. Install Grid Control Clients
Chapter 9. EM Login and Component Control
Part II: Configure and Maintain Grid Control
Chapter 10. General Console Configuration
Chapter 11. Configure Target Monitoring
Chapter 12. Configure Group and Service Monitoring
Chapter 13. Tune Metrics and Policies
Chapter 14. Backup and Recovery of Grid Control
Chapter 15. Configure Grid Control for High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Chapter 16. Securing Grid Control Data Transfer
Chapter 17. Maintain and Tune Grid Control
Appendix A: Agent Subsystems
Appendix B: Certification and Platform-Specific Installation Requirements
Appendix C: Configure and Tune a Database for the Management Repository
Appendix D: Set Up SSH User Equivalence
Appendix E: Configure Grid Control Automatic Startup
Appendix F: RMAN Scripts from Oracle--Suggested Backup Strategy in Grid Control
Appendix G. Configuring OAS Using Oracle Net Manager
Appendix H: Tools for Grid Control Performance Metrics
Appendix I: How to Install the Grid Control Security Certificate in Your Browser

Appendixes Online at

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