How Stuff Works

In reply to a comment I received, I wanted to put together a post about how things work in general, mostly with respect to the SDM as implemented in SCOM 2007. For those of you familiar with MOM 2005, you’ll know that things were very computer centric, which might make the 2007 concepts a bit…


More with Alert and State Change Insertion

Update: I have updated the management pack to work with the final RTM bits  Update #2: You cannot use the aggregate method described below to set the state of any instance not hosted on the Root Management Server. The last thing I had wanted to demonstrate about alert and state change insertion finally became resolved….


Caching on the Brain

This week I have been working a lot on caching in the SDK, trying to optimize some code paths and improve performance as much as I can, so I decided to share a bit about how the cache works, and some insights into its implementation while it’s fresh on my mind. SCOM 2007 relies heavily…