SCOM SQL 2008 Dashboard


After some of my customers loaded the latest MP for SQL on SCOM 2012, they noticed the great dashboard for SQL 2012 databases.  This was a fantastic view as the visual impact and amount of data presented was great.  The big complaint that each one had was exactly the same!  Why do I not have this for my 2008 Databases? 

So I figured I would give it a try to rip apart the 2012 presentation MP and modify it for the 2008 world of SQL databases  🙂

Here is the 2012 Dashboard:

Now with a bit of modification I was able to pull off the below:

Please feel free to let me know if you see anything that needs to be updated or changed.


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**Always test in your lab first**  Do this at your own risk!! The author will not be held responsible for any damage you incur when making these changes!


Comments (7)

  1. Matty T says:

    I will start to build a 2005 dashboard but be aware that the counters are different just like they are from 12–> 08!

  2. towishy says:

    Hi. Very Thanks for Sharing .
    and I Want to Change XML to Override Specific SQL Logical Group
    How do I Modify SQL2008.Presentation.XML?

  3. ashutosh says:

    Thanks for sharing . It was a great help. Can I know how can we build this for SQL 2005?


  4. Anonymous says:

    The SQL Server 2012 Presentation Management Pack was released together with the September 2013 version

  5. Peter VdJ says:

    @Matty thank you very much for building the 2005 dashboard we are looking forward to use this.

  6. Steven says:

    Any luck with the SQL 2005 dashboards

  7. John Taylor says:

    @Matty .. Thanks man…. did you ever get a chance to do this for 2005 ?

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