How to collect performance data for SQL databases (multi-instance objects)

I have had several blog posts in the past discussing how to write rules and monitors against multi-instance objects.  Special care must always be taken when writing workflows against classes where an agent can host more than one instance of the same class type.  Examples would be Logical Disk, SQL DB Engine, SQL Database, etc….


New Dell Sever Hardware MP available 4.1

Marnix just blogged about it here:


Want to provide direct feedback on Microsoft Management packs?

  You can do this easily yourself now.    I often hear customers mention to me while I am onsite, little complaints about some of our MP’s.  The problem is – these complaints (sometimes even bugs) never make it up to the MP owners because the customers don’t open a case with Microsoft about the…