Windows Azure SQL Database Management Pack for System Center 2012

This management pack provides capabilities to discover, monitor, and manage your Windows Azure SQL Databases.
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      The Microsoft Windows Azure SQL Database Management Pack enables you to monitor the availability and performance of applications that are running on Windows Azure SQL Database.

      Feature Summary
      After configuration, the Microsoft Windows Azure SQL Database Monitoring Management Pack offers the following functionalities:
      • User-friendly wizard to discover Windows Azure SQL Database servers.
      • Provides availability status of Windows Azure SQL Database server.
      • Collects and monitors health of Windows Azure SQL Database databases.
        • Space monitoring:
          • Used space
          • Free space
          • Total allocated quota
        • Track the total number of databases per server
      • Collects and monitors performance information:
        • Average memory per session
        • Total memory per session
        • Total CPU time per session
        • Total I/O per session
        • Number of database sessions
        • Maximum Transaction execution time
        • Maximum Transaction lock count
        • Maximum Transaction log space used
        • Network Egress/Ingress bandwidth
      • Ability to define Custom thresholds for each monitor to configure the warning and critical alerts.
      • Run-as profile to securely connect to Windows Azure SQL Database.
      • Detailed knowledge to guide the IT operator with troubleshooting the problem
      • Custom tasks to redirect the user to the Windows Azure SQL Database online portal
      • Custom query support to enable application-specific availability and performance monitoring

      Release History
      • 5/3/2012 - Original release, version
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012

      • Other Software:
        • System Center Operations Manager Operations Manager 2012.
        • Windows Azure SQL Database Subscription
        • This version of Microsoft Windows Azure SQL Database Monitoring Management Pack does not support Operations Manager 2007 R2 or earlier
    • Please refer to MP Guide