SCOM MP for SQL Released (6.1.314.36)

A new MP for SQL for SCOM 2007 has been released. This looks pretty much a no brainer to deploy. Key points that I like are:

  • The old MP doesn’t collect all metrics unless “DMO” is installed. DMO does not ship with SQL 2008 so most SQL 2008 boxes are not properly monitored without additional work.
  • Support for SQL 2008 R2 et al.
  • Improved Views for Database Free Space and SQL Performance
  • Free space monitoring improved.
  • Better support for SQL job discovery
  • Better monitoring of SQL events and Key Performance Metrics

There are lots of other misc improvements and the download is here

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