This guide introduces you to managing Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g with Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 11g Release 1.

The preface covers the following:


This document is intended for users who want to discover and monitor Oracle Fusion Middleware products such as Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle SOA components, as well as deployed Java EE applications. It is also intended for users of JVM Diagnostics and Application Dependency and Performance.

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Related Documents

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The following terminology is used throughout this manual.

Term Definition
ASM Application Service Management
APM Application Performance Management
DIY Do-It-Yourself
ISV Independent Software Vendor
Request Trace A single thread executing a request. Shows as a bar in the hierarchy view (Application Dependency and Performance).
Request Trace Events The nodes in the left pane (Application Dependency and Performance)
Request Trace Event View Transaction event view (Application Dependency and Performance)
SLA Service Level Agreement
SLO Service Level Objective
SOA Service-Oriented Architecture
Transaction Analysis Transaction tracing (Application Dependency and Performance)
Transaction Hierarchy View The Transaction Hierarchy View displays a complete transaction hierarchy in a Gantt chart representation showing the execution of each transaction on an absolute timeline.
UI User Interface
WSRP Web Services Remote Portlets
WSDL Web Services Description Language


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