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

Managing IaaS and DBaaS Clouds with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
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Table of Contents
Sample Chapters
  • Perform and set up your cloud environment one step at a time using this lucid guide
  • Understand how to build a solid foundation for your cloud infrastructure
  • Comprehend and create new chargeback models

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 112 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : November 2013
ISBN : 1782177701
ISBN 13 : 9781782177708
Author(s) : Ved Antani
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Enterprise Products and Platforms, Virtualization and Cloud, Enterprise

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Setting Up Enterprise Manager
Chapter 2: Infrastructure as a Service
Chapter 3: Database as a Service
Chapter 4: Enterprise Monitoring
Chapter 5: Cloud APIs
  • Chapter 1: Setting Up Enterprise Manager
    • Setting up Software Library
      • Setting up the storage location
        • The OMS Agent Filesystem location
      • The OMS Shared Filesystem location
      • Referenced file location
    • Discovering and adding targets
      • Automatic discovery and promotion
      • Adding targets manually
    • Creating a database instance for Enterprise Manager
    • Running Prerequisite Kit scripts from Software Kit
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Infrastructure as a Service
      • The Oracle VM Manager setup and registration
        • Discovering Oracle VM Manager
        • Virtual Server discovery
      • Networking
        • Generating MAC addresses
        • Creating and configuring VLAN groups
        • Creating networks
        • Creating a network profile
      • Configuring storage servers
        • Registering a file server
        • Registering the storage array
        • Creating a storage repository
        • Presenting storage repositories
      • Creating and configuring virtual server pools
      • Monitoring and administering IaaS
        • The Infrastructure Cloud Home page
        • The Oracle Virtual Machine Manager home page
        • View and manage virtualization targets
        • The Virtual Server Pool Home page
        • Editing virtual servers
        • Maintaining a virtual server
      • Setting up the IaaS self-service portal
        • Setting up machine sizes
        • Modify provisioning request settings
        • Modifying roles
        • Modifying software components
      • Summary
      • Chapter 3: Database as a Service
        • Setting up the PaaS infrastructure
          • Creating PaaS Zones
        • Provisioning the database
        • Managing storage servers
        • Registering storage servers
        • Synchronizing storage servers
        • Creating database pools
        • Database service templates
          • SnapClone profile-based database service templates
        • Chargebacks
          • Creating or changing Universal charge plans
          • Creating an Extended charge plan
          • Usage and charge trends
        • Summary
        • Chapter 4: Enterprise Monitoring
          • Monitoring concepts
            • Events and actions
            • Corrective actions
            • Monitoring templates
            • Notifications
            • Incident management
            • Incidents
            • Rules and rulesets
            • Responding to incidents
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: Cloud APIs
            • Using Enterprise Manager Cloud APIs and CLIs
            • Enterprise Manager IaaS APIs
            • Enterprise Manager DBaaS APIs
            • Chargeback EMCLIs
            • Summary

            Ved Antani

            Ved Antani started programming on IBM PC-AT using QBasic and Pascal. He has 10000 hours of practice using several programming languages such as Java, Python, and Erlang. He spends quite a lot of time writing middleware and massively scalable game servers. When not trying to prove someone wrong on the Internet, Ved enjoys functional programming on Erlang or Elixir. Ved wishes he were a classical pianist and not a software engineer. He currently works as Technical Director with Electronic Arts.
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            What you will learn from this book

            • Set up important parts of Oracle Enterprise Manager
            • Assemble a scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform
            • Construct a Database as a Service (DBaaS)
            • Establish cloud monitoring
            • Configure and use chargeback metrics for your cloud
            • Utilize cloud APIs and CLIs to program your cloud
            • Institute effective notification rules and automated correction mechanisms
            • Put together alerts and events to effectively monitor the health of the infrastructure

            In Detail

            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.


            This book is a step-by-step tutorial filled with practical examples which will show readers how to configure and manage IaaS and DBaaS with Oracle Enterprise Manager.

            Who this book is for

            If you are a cloud administrator or a user of self-service provisioning systems offered by Enterprise Manager, this book is ideal for you. It will also help administrators who want to understand the chargeback mechanism offered by Enterprise Manager.

            An understanding of the basic building blocks of cloud computing such as networking, virtualization, storage, and so on, is needed by those of you interested in this book.

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