Oracle is expected to release Enterprise Manager 10g Release 5 on Tuesday. This major upgrade will add features like Siebel CRM 8.1.1, as well as additional management tools for the Beehive collaboration platform and Oracle’s billing and revenue management software. Oracle also brought comprehensive management for Web Logic server and Oracle Service Bus.
Another interesting feature is RAT (Real application Testing). It allows to take a snapshot of production databases and apply them to test databses to assess the effect of changes. Automation for Oracle’s Real Application Cluster is added feature that lets users to deploy single database on Multiple Servers.
The other important focus area is Oracle virtual manager. Enterprise Manager’s configuration, provisioning and monitoring capabilities have been extended to virtual environments. It had only the basic capabilities before.
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“Since the high cost of maintaining applications in the traditional manner is driving customers toward outsourcing and SaaS (software as a service), lowering the price tag of implementation and management is of huge importance for Oracle,” said Forrester Research analyst Jean-Pierre Garbani.