November 2013 archive

Nov 25

EM12c Database Time Spent Waiting alerts

I have an Oracle EM12c environment (version 12.1.0.3) set up to monitor my production databases. On one database, I occasionally get an alert for the ‘Database Time Spent Waiting (%)’ category. Yet I have disabled this metric in EM. I found out that this metric is a server-side alert. Disabling in the OMS does not …

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Nov 19

12c Deprecated Features

Everyone likes to talk about the new exciting features in Oracle 12c. But what will be going away that you need to start preparing for? I haven’t seen much discussion in this area yet so I figured I would blog about it. You can view the list of deprecated features in the 12c Upgrade Guide, …

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