- Cloud Control Installation
Unlike Grid Control 11g, Cloud Control 12c does not need to install weblogic separately, it has weblogic inside.
- User Interface
The user interface of Grid Control 10g, 11g or dbconsole 10g, 11g are all very like the same, but Cloud Control changes a lot in look and feel.
- Download Agent or Library Software
You must download the agent software inside Cloud Control. Hence, you MUST provide MOS credentials in Cloud Control.
- Agent Installation
In Grid Control 10g or 11g, you must install the agent by yourself, but in Cloud control, it will proactively to install the agent on the targets according to OS credentials provided by DBA.
- Wider Range of Manageable Objects
Cloud Control is capable to manage more kinds of objects like host, middleware, cluster, listener, database, ASM, etc.
Cloud Control is very different from Grid Control 10g or 11g on the following side: