DBA’s on “Cloud Nine” – Introducing Microsoft Codename “Atlanta”

Introducing Microsoft Codename "Atlanta" Today, database administrators (DBAs) have to spend a great deal of time and effort dealing with problems related to misconfiguration of Microsoft SQL Server. Microsoft Codename "Atlanta" is a configuration-monitoring cloud service that will help customers to reduce downtime and improve the performance of Microsoft SQL server deployments. This secure cloud…

OpsMgr new “Agents by Health State” report – cool, but where is it? (#SCOM)

There have been some good discussions recently about the updated OpsMgr management pack which discuss one of the new reports which looks really interesting. It’s called the “Agents by Health State” report. Write-ups on this include: Kevin Holman: http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/archive/2010/11/24/opsmgr-2007-r2-core-mp-s-updated-6-1-7695-0.aspx Marnix Wolf: http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/2010/11/updated-scom-r2-core-mp-has-been.html Pete Zerger: http://systemcentercentral.com/BlogDetails/tabid/143/IndexID/82933/Default.aspx However, while risking being captain-obvious here – I wasn’t sure…