Oracle BAM (Business Activity Monitoring) is product from Oracle Fusion Middleware Family to create interactive dashboard and setting proactive monitoring for business processes and services.
BAM is currently supported on Windows Server 2003(though it works on windows xp & vista as well) . Oracle BAM is NOT available on Unix/Linux (as of 15 April 2009).
Oracle BAM comes with below subcomponents
a) Active Studio – web based reporting tool
b) Active Viewer– is user interface to view reports. Report format include columnar reports, crosstabs, KPIs, charts, spreadsheets, and more.
c) Administrator – Thin client for user management and overall server management.
d) Architect – thin client for data designer to create and manage data objects stored in Active Data Cache (ADC) and manages transaction source processing.
e) Enterprise Link – connects BAM to information sources i.e. apps, message queues, database and sends data to ADC (Active Data Cache). There are two components in Enterprise Link; Enterprise Link Admin and Enterprise Link Design Studio. (Enterprise Link is optional from 10gR3 10.1.3.X)
Useful links for Oracle BAM
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