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Custom vRealize Operations Dashboards with Private Access Lists


By: Brock Peterson Blue Medora provides hundreds of dashboards out of the box, but there are still times custom dashboards are required.  A client recently contacted me wanting to create an executive level dashboard showing his MSSQL environment health.  His requirements were to provide very high level health metrics which executives could use.  He also Read more...
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Drive Better Database Performance Across Amazon Solutions


By: Lora Johnson From gaining insight into network utilization to having the capability to report on key components like CPU and storage, extending visibility beyond traditional metrics and reporting within your Amazon database solutions can drive better performance across instances, resulting in higher performance across your IT stack. With new management packs from Blue Medora Read more...

Forrester Intelligent Operations Total Economic Impact (TEI) Study for VMware


Some good Friday the 13th News – the results are Scary Good VMware commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the tools within its vRealize Intelligent Operations solution. The solution comprises three modules — vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Read more...

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Next-Level Nagios Monitoring with vROps


By: Lora Johnson When it comes to understanding how your hosts and systems are performing, Nagios serves as one of the best infrastructure monitoring tools in the industry. Now, with the launch of the Blue Medora Nagios Management Pack for vRealize Operations, you can extend your monitoring to a deeper level so you have essential Read more...
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How to use API in vRO to build XaaS services in vRA


Purpose: The purpose of this post is to show how to build XaaS services in vRealize Automation (vRA) by using available API’s in vRealize Orchestrator (vRO). Target audience for this post is System Admins, Cloud Admins etc. who are not full fledged developers but has some experience in scripting and build Blueprints in vRA. Also in the Read more...
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Enhanced query monitoring now available in Blue Medora Microsoft SQL Management Pack


By: Lora Johnson To help extend monitoring within your Microsoft SQL Server workloads, Blue Medora recently released an updated management pack for Microsoft SQL Server, featuring new monitoring capabilities for queries and extending its out-of-the-box dashboards to ensure you can optimize performance within your Microsoft SQL Server environment and across the IT stack. Read more...