In case you have missed those, Kristopher Bash, who works in the cross-platform team, has published a set of blog posts about the new cross-platforms templates and functionality in System Center 2012 – Operations Manager:

Also, a second “heads up” about another blog: Christopher Crammond, developer who works on OpsMgr support of Java applications, has posted an article on how to extend what we support out of the box and provide additional capabilities when monitoring Tomcat 7.x. The article has two parts:

Even if I am presently not working with the Unix stuff as much anymore these days, those who know me are aware that it was a passion of mine – and it is very cool to see the amount of functionality and ease of use that is coming out from that area!