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Operations Manager 2012 public beta has launched!!!

Operations Manager 2012 public beta has launched!!!

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The next version of OpsMgr has hit the public beta milestone.  This is very exciting as there are a lot of new features in OpsMgr 2012 that I personally cannot wait to get my hands on.

 

Some key features/changes:

  • Simplified infrastructure – via the removal of the RMS role – allowing for out of the box high availability, removing the single point of failure, easing deployment and management of the infrastructure, all while leveraging commodity hardware.
  • New dashboards allowing you to see much more data about a server or application in a single, quick screen view.
  • Network monitoring – discovery and deep level monitoring of your switches, routers, load balancers, and other network devices.
  • Additions to the capability around application performance monitoring and diagnostics for .NET applications plus JEE application health monitoring
  • Resource pools - A resource pool provides the ability to distribute workloads across multiple management servers, such as availability, network device monitoring, distributed monitor health rollup, and group calculation.

 

There is a lot more.  Download the beta and start testing it.

 

How can I get it?

 

Downloadhttp://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26804

Discuss and get support:  http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/systemcenteroperationsmanager

Comments
  • Truly love the cat photo on this one man!

  • To be genius as he is he should really neddle-sharp as a cat !!!

  • Page 288-292 in the OM12_Operations.docx is interesting

  • @Adam - funny - I had not noticed that.  It looks like a big dump of all the bugs/cases filed related to group improvements....

  • Hi Kevin,

    I have existing scom 2007 R2 environment, Can i install scom 2012 in seperate AD production site for testing purpose, ? If i install SCOM 2012 in production domain, would disturb my existing scom 2007 environment

    Please reply

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