O'Reilly logo

Getting Started with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager by Kevin Greene

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Database grooming and maintenance

A key maintenance task for OpsMgr environments is ensuring the size of the databases is kept under control. This requirement can be achieved through understanding how data retention is configured and managed for both the Operational database and the Data Warehouse database. Data retention settings are defined to let OpsMgr know how long each database should hold onto information related to the different monitoring datasets. These settings will also have a direct effect on the size of your backup jobs and ongoing storage requirements.

Operational database free space requirements

Microsoft recommends that the Operational database should always have at least 50% free space available to support growth and indexing. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required