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Managing IaaS and DBaaS Clouds with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c

By : Ved Antani
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Managing IaaS and DBaaS Clouds with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c

By: Ved Antani

Overview of this book

Cloud computing has transformed the way that we write and deploy enterprise software. Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c has been designed to work with the cloud platform and reduce downtime, while improving performance and productivity. You can quickly set up, manage, and support enterprise clouds. This practical, example-oriented guide untangles many of the complexities involved in setting up a complete cloud computing platform. This book explores several methods of setting up IaaS and DBaaS using Oracle's Enterprise Manager. Step-by-step, this guide will quickly familiarize you with the most important aspects of setting up a cloud platform. This book delves deep into the complexities surrounding cloud computing and comprehensively explores the approach that you need to take to build an effective infrastructure. You will start with a step-by-step approach to building an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and take an in-depth view of building a Database as a Service (DBaaS) model of cloud computing. Following on from this, you will learn how the chargeback mechanism works and how it can be configured for your needs. Next, you will also learn how to use a programmable interface to manage your cloud via APIs and web services. This guide will walk you through the various components of Oracle Enterprise Manager and will teach you how to use them efficiently. This book will also explain how you can use cloud APIs to program your cloud.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Monitoring and administering IaaS

Oracle Enterprise Manager offers a comprehensive management console where you can perform administration and monitoring of your cloud infrastructure. In this section, we will be focusing on how to utilize the Oracle Enterprise Manager Infrastructure Cloud Home and perform various administrative tasks.

Most of the tasks that you will be concerned with are performed either on Infrastructure Cloud Home, Oracle VM Manager Home, or Virtual Server Pool Home page. We will look at each of these portals in this section.

The Infrastructure Cloud Home page

Navigate to Enterprise | Cloud | Infrastructure Home. The Infrastructure Cloud Home page shows several valuable details under different navigation panes:

  • General: Displays a count and status of OVM Managers, zones, guest VMs, and servers.

  • Target Flux: This pane displays the number of targets created and deleted over the last month (30 days). Targets included in this graph are guest VMs, virtual servers, server pools,...