At some point in your SCOM career you need to have quick access to a network device because you either need to show the SCOM network monitoring capabilities, develop a SNMP management pack or you might need to build some custom SNMP monitors or rules. I think it is always a pain to carry a […]
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 .
If you are moving to Microsoft Azure you immediately have to deal with governance and compliance topics. In Microsoft Azure there is the Cloud Adaption Framework (CAF) which guides you through the journey of moving to Azure. One very important part is cloud governance with all its flavors. One single piece of this governance cake […]