The EM (Enterprise Manager) Desktop Widgets are lightweight internet applications that provide persistent desktop access to key Enterprise Manager monitoring and diagnostic information.
Oracle first released the EM Widgets at August 2009, now at December 2009; Oracle has already 3 different Widgets available, they are
- Target Search Monitoring – Provides access to Enterprise Manager Targets via quick and easy target-searching capabilities. Also allows you to mark targets as “favourites” and monitor their status in real time.
- High-Load Databases – Provides a summary of the top 5 databases ordered by the Average Active Sessions performance or load metric. Also provides access to recent ADDM findings (license required) and drill-down to performance pages of monitored databases.
- Service Level & Monitoring – Provides a snapshot of the health of the services, and presents a consolidated view of the most important service data such as availability and current alerts along with the service level. (Require apply the) Enterprise Manager patch# 8869802 before running this widget.
If you are a DBA and want to try them, please refer to this link to download them: http://www.oracle.com/technology/products/oem/widgets/index.html
Francisco Munoz Alvarez