Two new guideline documents have been posted to the System Center in Action website, providing best practices on how to monitor hosted applications in Windows Azure, and some tips and tricks from the Microsoft Operations team on how they monitor microsoft.com and update.microsoft.com.

These are great documents and a must-read for anyone using Operations Manager!

Monitoring and Diagnostic Guidance for Windows Azure–hosted Applications
This document is intended for development and operations teams that need to monitor applications hosted on the Windows Azure Services Platform, enabling incident, problem, and knowledge management.
by Brian Copps

Monitoring Guidelines for Microsoft.com and Update.Microsoft.com
Read this doc to learn about some monitoring and diagnostics tips and tricks from the Operations team running Microsoft.com and Update.Microsoft.com. Use these tips in your data center when monitoring with System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.
by Brian Copps

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