After downloading the latest release of Enterprise Manager Cloud Control I've started a initial test installation. In the past I had already installed Oracle Enterprise Manager 10.2.0.5.0 and 11.1.0.1 as well as some earlier releases. Some of the installations have been rather cumbersome and frustrating. Such as the installation of OEM GC 10.2.0.5.0, where even the software and patch download was quite challenging. Followed by some silent installations with "configure later". Big question for EM 12c, is it still the same hassle? What's different, better or worse? Keep reading the blog post to find the answers to these and other questions. Continue reading