Temp DB recommendations for SCOM 201x

When someone asks you about TempDB sizing, does your jaw hit the floor? Time to pull out my handy detective skills   Context & Best Practices  SQL Server uses the tempdb database to store temporary objects. This can include temporary tables, stored procedures, work tables, and row versions. In short, most changes to user databases […]

Console Errors in the new Active Directory Directory Services MP

New MP released that resolves this – v10.0.2.0 download here   Console Errors in the new Active Directory Directory Services MP   At least it’s not the Security patch issue when you click on Health/State views, right? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3200006/system-center-operations-manager-management-console-crashes-after-you   In the SCOM Console Do you get an error when clicking on Authoring Tab, Management Pack Objects, […]

Supported SQL version for System Center

I’ve also been asked what versions of SQL work with System Center, so here’s references to see what the latest supported SQL version and patch. Here is the System Center SQL matrix 2016 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/plan-sqlserver-design?view=sc-om-2016#sql-server-requirements 2019 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/system-center/scom/plan-sqlserver-design?view=sc-om-2019#sql-server-requirements 2012R2 https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn281933.aspx

Sizing SCOM 2012R2 and 2016

Many times, the question comes up for Microsoft sizing guidelines for Operations Manager/SCOM.  The Sizing Calculator XLS is a great resource to use to help answer some of the storage and SQL DB questions as it relates to the various features you enable in your environment. The sizing calculator takes features beyond windows agents to […]