How do I know what objects to choose when building a custom report?

One of the most common (and most reasonable) questions I get during Operations Manager engagements is how to build reports for performance counter information. I’ve discussed on option which is available in a two-part series about “QuickReports” available at: https://www.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2010/09/21/a-practical-example-of-the-opsmgr-%E2%80%9Cquickreports%E2%80%9D-approach.aspx and http://www.systemcentercentral.com/BlogDetails/tabid/143/IndexID/76012/Default.aspx. This works well if you have multiple servers that you want to create…