Monthly Archives: May 2008

OpsMgr Answer This: Why should I go to Operations Manager 2007 when I can stay with MOM 2005 or use WhatsUp Gold or … ?

We are starting a new series: OpsMgr Answer This questions. These are questions that you probably have asked yourself (or others) more than once. In this series, the writers of the System Center Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed book will offer … Continue reading

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Database Clustering, SQL Server Editions, and Operations Manager 2007

We’ve been asked in the newsgroups:How does database clustering require enterprise edition? I still don’t understand … You can cluster with standard, if so that’s clustering, correct? Other than having more nodes than two, are there any benefits, as they … Continue reading

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In the News …

Lead author Kerrie Meyler has a recent podcast discussing the Operations Manager 2007 Unleashed book at http://www.cstechcast.com/home.aspx?Episode=25. Kerrie also spoke with John Fontana of Network World discussing Microsoft’s announcements for Operations Manager at MMS 2008, that article is available at … Continue reading

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Data Warehouse SQL Server Authentication Account – response to email question

We received the following question via email from "Scott," but his settings did not allow us to respond to him via email. First and foremost, great site! I’ve gotten more help here than from almost any other source. Which brings … Continue reading

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About the Essentials Management Pack for monitoring network devices in OpsMgr 2007

The following question was posted at Cameron’s blog, cameronfuller.spaces.live.com: I bought your book "SCOM Unleashed" , and I find it very useful. Thanks for that. I tried to followed your advice by importing the SCE MP for the network devices … Continue reading

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Pilot of the Windows Server 2008 pre-release MP

In April 2008, Microsoft made available to selected testers (including the MOM MVPs) a pre-release version of the Windows 2008 Base OS and IISĀ  management packs (MPs) for OpsMgr 2007. Having these MPs is important since without a MP designed … Continue reading

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