OEM Grid Control / Cloud Control is the tool of choice for DBAs. But sometimes you want quick answers when under pressure. This dashboard offers an easy way to check if all your instances are up without relying on agents.

It was originally written for Oracle 9i but has been tested on all versions up to 12c including RAC and Data Guard. It is for in-house databases. This software might interest smaller or non-profit sites looking for simpler tools.

The GNU license means the source and scripts are available to anyone who wants to take it in a new direction. If it inspires someone to make something similar and better that’s fine too. The author is happy to help and welcomes your comments. [mogfitz-at-gmail-dot-com]

The name DBcafé means run this to see if everything looks okay before fetching a coffee.