Upgrade the backend of your SCOM 2019 environment to SQL 2019 CU7

Important update 13/10/2020: Recently, the SQL 2019 CU7 update was taken offline due to several important issues. Although CU8 was released pretty much at the same time, there is no information to be found anymore about the support of SCOM 2019 for SQL 2019. After testing, it appeared that a clean installation of SCOM 2019 … Read more

SCOM 2019 UR2 released

Last night System Center 2019 Update Rollup 2 was released. I blogged about the list of 5 products updated and their respective KB article pages here. This blog post will be specifically about SCOM though. What we always do first is go to the KB article and read what is new, what is fixed and … Read more

SCOM Reporting Webinar

We are announcing that we will do a webinar about “SCOM Reporting Essentials” on Thursday 20 August 2020 at 4 PM CET (Amsterdam time). The webinar will be presented by Bob Cornelissen and Martijn Weterings. You can register for the webinar through https://topqore.com/webinars/scom-reporting-essentials-webinar/ Title: SCOM Reporting Essentials When: Thursday 20 August at 4 PM CET (Amsterdam time) Who: … Read more

SCOM 2019 updates coming soon

Recently the SCOM team has been talking about some of the improvements and fixes they have been working on for the next release and we have been happy to help test these and give feedback on them. As of this writing, which is early July 2020, these have not been released yet. We expect them … Read more

NiCE Active 365 MP 3.10 released

A few days ago NiCE released their newer version V3.10 of the Active 365 management pack for monitoring Microsoft 365 and Office 365 components. For some highlights of new features check the list below: New with the NiCE Active 365 Management Pack 3.1 release New Service Level Reports for Microsoft 365 Services New Service Level … Read more

Honoured to receive Microsoft MVP award again

Today I was honoured to receive another Microsoft MVP award for Cloud and Datacenter Management. For me this is the 9th year and it feels very special indeed. For those asking what this MVP award is a quote from Microsoft MVP site at mvp.microsoft.com: “Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately … Read more