System Center Operations Manager 2012 Beta is released

Overview

System Center Operations Manager 2012 provides the monitoring component of cloud and datacenter solutions, to help you manage your datacenter and cloud environments by:

  • Delivering flexible and cost effective enterprise-class monitoring and diagnostics while reducing the total cost of ownership by leveraging commodity hardware, with standard configurations to monitor heterogeneous environments.
  • Helping to ensure the availability of business-critical applications and services through market-leading .NET application performance monitoring and diagnostics plus JEE application health monitoring.
  • Providing a comprehensive view of datacenters, and private and public clouds.

Feature Summary

  • Predictable performance and availability of critical applications
    • End-to-end views of application health and topology
    • Establishment of application service-level delivery (SLAs)
    • Precise identification of application errors
  • Flexible and cost-effective infrastructure monitoring
    • In-depth monitoring, diagnostics, and reporting for heterogeneous environments
    • Integrated network device monitoring and alerts
    • Simplified management infrastructure
  • Comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud—on your terms
    • Integrated physical, virtual, and cloud management
    • Common console across datacenter and clouds
    • Rich reporting

System requirements

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • Other Software:
    • Any server role
      • .NET 3.5 or 4.0
    • Management Server, Reporting Server, Web Console, Gateway Server
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
    • Operational & Data Warehouse
      • SQL 2008 SP1 and above
      • SQL Collation – SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS
    • Agent
      • Windows Server 2003 SP2 and above
      • Windows Server 2008 SP2 and above
      • Windows Server 2008 R2
      • Windows XP Professional SP3 and above
      • Windows Vista SP2 and above
      • Windows 7

    Supported Hardware Configuration:

    • Operations Manager Operations database: 4 GB of RAM or higher, 50 GB of available hard disk space
    • Management server: 2 GB of RAM or more, 20 GB of available hard disk space
    • Operations console: 2 GB of RAM or more, 20 GB of available hard disk space
    • Reporting data warehouse: 4 GB of RAM or more, 100 GB of available hard disk space
    • Reporting server: 2 GB or more, 20 GB of available hard disk space
    • gateway server: 2 GB of RAM or more, 20 GB of available hard disk space
    • Web console server: 2 GB of RAM or more, 20 GB of available hard disk space
    • Audit database: 4 GB of RAM or more, 100 GB of available hard disk space
    • Management server with audit collector: 2 GB of RAM or more, 50 GB of available hard disk space
    • Management server with Agentless Exception Monitoring file share: 2 GB of RAM or more, 30 GB of available hard disk space
    • Agent: Please refer to the recommended hardware requirement required by the operating system.

Download the beta HERE