In part 1 we have installed a Linux and Tomcat 6 application server. A must requirement to install and run Java Application Performance Monitoring (Java APM) is, that your application server is deeply monitored using Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) management pack for Tomcat 6. Some time ago I did write a blog post how to […]
Few weeks ago Microsoft released a new management pack for Java Application Performance Monitoring (Java APM). You might are familiar with the .NET Application Performance Monitoring (.NET APM) and now a similar solution is available for Java applications. What is Java APM? SCOM Java Application Performance Monitoring (Java APM) allows you to get performance and […]
A few month ago Microsoft released a preview version of System Center Advisor for SCOM 2012 SP1. This service was announced at MMS 2013 and gave you some idea what there might be coming. In that SCOM 2012 SP1 preview version you needed to download and configure separate components which was not as handy as […]
Today I had to prepare some labs for a workshop and there I needed some test files of different sizes. It is sometimes a time consuming process of getting the entire preparation done. But if you know how to create stuff quickly on the command prompt without copying and downloading you are going to be […]
In part 1 and part 2 we installed the emulator and the UCS management pack. At this moment we are able to explore the huge amount of information we get out of UCS.
In part 1 we build the foundation for monitoring by setting up the UCS emulator. In this part 2 we are going to install the UCS management pack version 2.5. On my SCOM 2012 management server I started the and this will fire up a wizard which we will see now…
In an ideal world scenario everything you would monitor is from Microsoft but in a real world scenario there are certain situation where you hit a foreign system type from a different company especially if you have to monitor hardware stuff. As in these cloudy days Cisco’s Unified Computing System (UCS) is getting more popular […]
Are you sometimes getting nervous and anxious to try new features? But there is always this step before you can start where you have to fulfill pre-requisites in your lab environment until you can start. I is a pain in the ***…this happened to me. There is this lovely DinnerNow application on codeplex, but have […]