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How to Implement System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 in your organization

Posted By:  Chris Caldwell
Publish Date: 11/09/2010

 

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 uniquely enables customers to reduce the cost of data center management across server operating systems and hypervisors through a single, familiar and easy to use interface. Through numerous views that show state, health and performance information as well as alerts generated according to some availability, performance, configuration or security situation being identified, operators can gain rapid insight into the state of the IT environment, and the IT services running across different systems and workloads. In this module, you will learn how to install, implement and administer Operations Manager 2007 R2.

Lesson 1: Product Overview

This technical overview will provide you with a basic understanding of the key features and capabilities of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2..

Video: Introducing Operations Manager 2007 R2
Article: What’s New in Operations Manager 2007 R2
Virtual Lab: Operations Manager 2007 R2 – An Introduction

 

Lesson 2: Architecting, Installing and Configuring Operations Manager 2007 R2

This technical overview will provide you with a basic understanding of the key features and capabilities of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.

Video: Operations Manager 2007 R2 Deployment and Upgrade Best Practices
Video: Interoperability Connectors with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Video: Developing Custom Reports and Operational Dashboards with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Article: Reporting on Service Levels with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Article: Architecting a Cross Platform Solution with System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
Virtual Lab: Operations Manager 2007 R2 – Advanced Concepts


Lesson 3: Using Operation Manager 2007 R2 to perform Common Datacenter Management Tasks

Here you will learn how to use Operations Manager to monitor critical workloads, clients and cross-platform environments.

Video: Monitoring Datacenter Service Health and Performance
Video: .NET Monitoring with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Video: Operations Manager 2007 R2 Agentless Client Monitoring
Video: Successfully Monitor UNIX and Linux Alongside Your Windows Infrastructure with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Video: Understanding Operations Manager 2007 Performance and Scalability
Video: Optimizing System Center Operations Manager for Cross-Platform Monitoring, Regulatory Auditing and Advanced Visualizations
Article: Monitoring Cross-Platform Environments with Operations Manager 2007 R2
Article: Managing Your UNIX/Linux Systems with Operations Manager 2007 R2 Cross Platform Extensions
Virtual Lab: Monitoring Exchange, SQL Server and Windows Server with Operations Manager 2007


Lesson 4: Extending Operations Manager 2007 R2

In this section you will learn how to develop Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 R2.

Virtual Lab: Authoring Management Packs – An Introduction
Virtual Lab: Authoring Management Packs – Advanced Concepts
Resources: Operations Manager Management Pack Authoring Resource Kit


Lesson 5: Resources

Blogs and other technical resources for Operations Manager 2007 R2.

TechCenter: Operations Manager TechCenter
Community Blog: OpsManJam.com
Product Team Blog: System Center Operations Manager Team Blog