SOA Suite monitoring – Using Metric Extensions in Enterprise Manage Cloud Control by MichelSchildmeijer

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As a follow up to my 2 minute Tech Tip taken by @BobRhubart about SOA Suite monitoring I’d like to give you some more context than that fuzzy performance of me during Oracle Open World 2016.

Monitoring your SOA Suite is a tough job because of the complexity of the environment. Usually Adminstrators stick to some CPU, memory, disk and basic WebLogic Monitoring, some have monitoring in place for some more advanced stuff such as JVM, JMS, JDBC, but when it comes to "Who monitors the Error Hospital on Business Faults?" or "Who is looking after SOA housekeeping?", than no one knows what i’m talking about.

And, in many cases, the necessary SOA Management pack hasn’t been licensed, or switched on to make use of all the nice features you can get out of this pack. This pack transforms your local Fusion Middleware Console into an EM dashboard, can monitor the Error Hospital, trace on Instance flows and even monitor the Dehydration Store Performance the SOA Suite repository. So, who needs the local Fusion Middleware Console(EM)?

Impression of the screens in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

However, if you are not licensed to use the SOA Suite management pack, than you are not permitted to use al these nice features.

As I told in the video, Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud control has a feature called metric extensions. These are extensions if collected metrics which are delivered in a certain pack are not sufficient enough or maybe are not there at all. I did some research for a customer who used the SOA Suite but had no management pack for it. Read the complete article here & watch the video here.

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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