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Coffee Break: Deep dive into a SCOM Administrator’s toolbox

In this Coffee Break, Stoyan Chalakov, Microsoft MVP and SCOM consultant, joined Bruce Cullen, Director of Products at Cookdown, for a deep dive look at the free tools that he uses most when helping customers be successful with SCOM. There are endless SCOM Admin tools and several were already covered in Stoyan’s SCOMathon session, so […]

Thank you SCOM community – you made 2021 awesome!

As we near the end of 2021, here at SCOMathon HQ we’ve been reflecting on how lucky we are to have such an awesome group of SCOM fanatics in our ever-growing community. SCOMathon was created to be the hub for all things SCOM, but as with all great experiences it is the journeying together, and […]

Coffee Break: SCOM alerting basics explained

Alerts are a core part of SCOM but aren’t always intuitive to work with and set up. So, we asked Sameer Mhaisekar, Technical Evangelist at SquaredUp, to explain SCOM alerting basics to us in the latest SCOMathon Coffee Break. Here’s what we learnt. What are alerts and why do you need them? Before we dive […]

API Query Management Pack by Nathan Foreman – HackaSCOM Winner

Nathan Foreman took on the epic HackaSCOM challenge of building an API Query Management Pack (MP) in just 24 hours and came out as the winner! Here’s a closer look at everything Nathan managed to build in the 24 hours, which he is now refining so anyone can use this free, open-source MP. There was […]