If you’re just like me, a big fan of SCOM and open source projects on GitHub, then you are probably already involved in open source project. How about a new SCOM challenge? Five months ago I published a project on GitHub– Monitor Applications Using SQL Queries. I challenged my counterparts to write a guide and/or… Read More A Challenge to All SCOM Experts
We need to disable all performance data collection rules and instead collect those performances by other more suitable systems such as Elasticsearch or Splunk. Don’t get me wrong SCOM is a fantastic platform for monitoring, it has a very sophisticated discovery engine, great self-monitoring agent capabilities, operation tasks, alerting and monitoring. They are all great,… Read More Did You Ever Think of Disabling Performance Collection in SCOM?
Two years ago one of my project managers came to me with a request for monitoring the project he is responsible for. The project services different complex applications. This request was unique because he wanted to make sure that none of the applications that use the service have a problem. So, I had one of… Read More Monitor SQL Queries Management Pack, Then and Now
Once in a while, a disaster happens and when it happens, the first question will be which servers were affected? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not accurate. You are probably thinking that I am wrong. Since the “Failed to connect to computer” alert will pop up when the agent will stop sending a… Read More Challenge Accepted
This is my first page of many to come. I hope this journey will be interesting, innovative, exciting and sometimes even disappointing. Why? If you are reading this blog, you are probably “lazy” because you don’t want to solve the problem yourself; you want someone to do it for you. Right? Are you are searching… Read More Why?