Integrating Operations Manager with Development Processes
Updated: January 15, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager
Streamlining the communications between development and information technology (IT) operations teams (often called DevOps) can help you decrease the time it takes for application maintenance and delivery into production, where your application delivers value to customers. To speed interactions between these teams, it is essential to quickly detect and fix problems that might need assistance from the engineering team.
The topics in this section can help you integrate System Center 2012 – Operations Manager with development tools, such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio. This integration enables deep troubleshooting and provides greater efficiency between development and IT operations teams.
Integrating Operations Manager with Development Processes (DevOps) Topics
How to Configure Integration with TFS in System Center 2012 SP1
You can synchronize System Center 2012 – Operations Manager alerts and TFS work items. When synchronization is enabled, IT operations can assign alerts to the engineering team.
Monitoring Integration between Operations Manager and TFS in System Center 2012 SP1
Depending on your environment, you can import TFS monitoring and management packs that give you real-time visibility into the health of the TFS developer environment.
How to Synchronize Alerts with TFS in System Center 2012 SP1
TFS lets you configure engineering process templates. Operations Manager integration with TFS introduces a new "Operational Issue" work item type definition that can be embedded into any of your organization’s engineering processes.
How to Configure Integration with IntelliTrace Historical Profiling in System Center 2012 SP1
You can help developers to debug applications by collecting IntelliTrace snapshots directly from Operations Manager. When TFS and Operations Manager are integrated, these snapshots can be automatically attached to TFS work items.
How to Collect IntelliTrace Historical Profiling Traces from System Center 2012 SP1
After configuring integration with IntelliTrace, you can collect and share IntelliTrace snapshots with developers.
How to Configure File Attachments for Operations Manager Alerts in System Center 2012 SP1
You will need to configure file attachments for Operations Manager alerts. Proper configuration enables integration with TFS, IntelliTrace Historical Profiling, sharing Application Performance Monitoring events with developers, Global Service Monitor web tests, and any other scenarios that require files to be associated with Operations Manager alerts.
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