Tuning tip: Do you have monitors constantly “flip flopping” ?

  This is something I see in almost all clients when we perform a PFE Health Check.  The customer will have lots of data being inserted into the OpsDB from agents, about monitors that are constantly changing state.  This can have a very negative effect on overall performance of the database – because it can…

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The new and improved guide on HealthService Restarts. Aka – agents bouncing their own HealthService

I have written many articles in the past on HealthService restarts.  A HealthService restart is when the agent breaches a pre-set threshold of Memory use, or handle count use, and OpsMgr bounces the agent HealthService to try and correct the condition. The Past: Here are a few of the previous articles: http://blogs.technet.com/kevinholman/archive/2009/03/26/are-your-agents-restarting-every-10-minutes-are-you-sure.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/kevinholman/archive/2009/06/22/health-service-and-monitoringhost-thresholds-in-r2-how-this-has-changed-and-what-you-should-know.aspx   Generally…

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