During a past SCOM engagement I was asked to implement SQL Server Management Pack 6.6.0 for monitoring SQL Server 2012. This MP is getting better with every release and works in most cases without any issue. I had two SQL Servers which were placed in the same domain and were configured identically. The only difference […]
Do you use any of the System Center products which use an agent? SCOM is one of these products which needs to have an agent installed on the monitored systems. But do you know how much space an agent really uses? Why is this important? Well, let’s assume you have to monitor an older operating […]
Microsoft just released the new Operations Manager 2012 Sizing Helper Tool. There was a similar Tool (basically it is an Excel sheet) for SCOM 2007 R2. But now there is also some guidance on Best Practices Disk Configuration, SQL Temp DB, High Availability and Network Monitoring. This tool can be found here .