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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

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  • How to Email a Custom Alert (Part 1)

    By: Gary Monk In vRealize Operations, you can access a series of pre-defined alerts that give you immediate insight into problems when they arise. Many companies also use custom alerts to meet their unique business processes. In this blog post, I will highlight how you can create your own alert definitions and create notifications for […] The post How to Email a Custom Alert (Part 1) appeared firs...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 days ago

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  • How to Create Custom Dashboards for SQL Server

    By: Brock Peterson   When your Microsoft SQL Server workloads are operating at peak efficiency, the performance of your entire IT stack improves. However, because of the complexity of SQL Server operations, it can be difficult to pinpoint the problems that cause the most issues with your environment. To start, I recommend that you first […] The post How to Create Custom Dashboards for SQL Server a...

Blue Medora LLC

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Generated 6 days ago

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  • 3 Ways to Optimize SAP Performance in vROps

    By: Lora Johnson Nearly every component of the IT stack contributes to application performance, which can make it challenging to identify what may be causing issues when they arise. For many organizations, a lack of visibility can lead to mean-time-to-innocence hunts — wasting time and creating alert storms that drain the productivity of your teams.  […] The post 3 Ways to Optimize SAP Performance...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Database Bracketology: Cloud vs. On-Premises

    This blog post is the second in our Database Bracketology series. Check out our first, featuring an overview of the series, here.  The Issue In today’s complex business environment, predictability can be difficult, if not impossible. I was talking to a customer who has a business that ebbs and flows, similar to what tax software companies […] The post Database Bracketology: Cloud vs. On-Premises a...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Database Bracketology: A Look at the Match Ups

    By: Cameron Jones With just one day until the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament kicks off, March Madness is in full swing. Whether you think Kansas will take all or Arizona will pull an upset, you can’t deny that it’s a fun time of year for basketball fans.  To get in on the fun, today we’re […] The post Database Bracketology: A Look at the Match Ups appeared first on Blue Medora.

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Blue Medora Drives Record Annual Growth Through Cloud and Database Performance Monitoring Innovations

    Achieves sixth consecutive quarter of growth and 132 percent increase in new customers over the past two years GRAND RAPIDS, MI–(Marketwired – March 13, 2017) – Blue Medora, a leading innovator in IT operational analytics (ITOA) for enterprise cloud and database management systems, today announced continued strong growth with its sixth consecutive record-breaking quarter. Over […] The post Blue Me...

Blue Medora LLC

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Generated 1 week ago

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  • Say Goodbye to I/O Bottlenecks, Hello to Better SQL Server Performance

    When it comes to performance issues with your Microsoft SQL Servers, reviewing key input/output metrics can give you all the information that you need to determine what may be causing the slowdown. I/O bottlenecks may occur for a number of reasons — but once you target the reason behind it, it makes it easier to […] The post Say Goodbye to I/O Bottlenecks, Hello to Better SQL Server Performance ap...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • How to Get Started with vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator

    By: Scott Walsh Last week, I published the first post in my series uncovering how you can maximize your investment in vRealize Automation (vRA) and vRealize Orchestrator (vRO). In this blog post, I’ll share more insight into why you should use both in your environment and how to get started.   How can I use […] The post How to Get Started with vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator appeared...

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager with vROps: How to Extend Visibility into Oracle Workloads

    By: Lora Johnson For Oracle DBAs, Oracle Enterprise Manager serves as only one piece of the puzzle to drive better performance across workloads. Connecting your hardware and software together obviously makes it easier to connect the dots between issues, but extending your monitoring to other layers of the IT stack offers insight into how your […] The post Oracle Enterprise Manager with vROps: How ...

Blue Medora LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • How to Optimize Your Workflows with vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator

    By: Scott Walsh Here at Blue Medora Labs, our focus is helping our customers leverage products related to our platform extensions that we offer customers at Blue Medora through our True Visibility Suite for key platforms like vRealize Operations and vRealize Orchestrator. This blog post kicks off a series where I’ll highlight how you can […] The post How to Optimize Your Workflows with vRealize Au...

  • Migrating Oracle Databases to PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS

    A significant number of organizations are migrating off legacy commercial databases (e.g., Oracle, Microsoft SQL, etc.) and on to open source databases. Many are taking advantage of this change to virtualize their database infrastructure, either with an on-premises solution or with one of the numerous cloud providers.   In this blog post, we’ll provide insight into […] The post Migrating Oracle Da...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Oracle on VMware Relationships: Getting the Visibility You Need

    By: Lora Johnson For Oracle database administrators (DBAs), a common problem comes from not having visibility into the Oracle on VMware relationships — making it challenging, if not impossible, to understand what issues are impacting performance, and even how to resolve these issues before they evolve into wide-reaching incidents and outages. Blue Medora’s True Visibility […] The post Oracle on VM...

  • How to Optimize Cassandra Performance

    By: Mike Kelly Even since its early days when Apache Cassandra was first developed at Facebook, the distributed database system has offered the flexibility, scalability, and reliability that database and DevOps teams require in today’s rapidly changing world. As more organizations adopt Cassandra as a key component of their database infrastructure, there’s even more of […] The post How to Optimize...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Super Metrics in Action: Use Case with NetApp

    By: Alain Geenrits, Blue Medora In my last post, I covered super metrics in detail — from creating them to attaching them to an object; from what makes them so great to why you should use them. To follow up, this blog post will feature a common use case in NetApp where you track the […] The post Super Metrics in Action: Use Case with NetApp appeared first on Blue Medora.

  • 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: Max Connections

    By: Cameron Jones In this blog post, we’ll wrap up our three-part series discussing how you can optimize the performance of your MySQL environment. In case you missed our other two posts, check them out: Indexing: See how indexing can impact your MySQL environment and how you can set up your indexes so that they […] The post 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: Max Connections appeared first on B...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Supercharge Your vRealize Operations with Super Metrics

    By: Alain Geenrits vRealize Operations is a very powerful management platform with some little known features. None are used less than super metrics and that is a shame as it is a very flexible and powerful way to extend your management environment. In this article, I will discuss some use cases with our Blue Medora […] The post Supercharge Your vRealize Operations with Super Metrics appeared firs...

  • Blue Medora Expands SelectStar Monitoring to Big Data Analytics Clusters

    SelectStar first to provide enterprise-class Hadoop and Cassandra performance monitoring in a single view with an organization’s database environments GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – February 8, 2017 – Blue Medora, a leading innovator in IT operational analytics (ITOA) for enterprise cloud, database and infrastructure management, today expanded its SelectStar SaaS monitoring platform to support Apache Hadoo...

  • 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: Buffer Pool Size

    Last week, we kicked off our three-part series highlighting the three ways that you can optimize your MySQL performance. Our first post covered indexing — which shared how you can leverage indexing to improve search query performance, as well as specific tips on how you can improve indexing across your MySQL environment. In case you […] The post 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: Buffer Pool Si...

Blue Medora LLC

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • SAP HANA: 3 Ways to Improve Monitoring and Optimize Performance

    The SAP HANA Management Pack offers new functionality to make it easier than ever to monitor your SAP HANA workloads and resources. In this blog post, we’ll highlight the three components that help you improve monitoring and optimize performance. The post SAP HANA: 3 Ways to Improve Monitoring and Optimize Performance appeared first on Blue Medora.

  • 5 Things to Expect in Database Management in 2017

    2016 has been an exciting year for the database management industry. There have been a number of changes this year -- from increasing demand for the hyperscale cloud to more of a focus on machine learning, we anticipate that many of these trends will continue to shape the industry in 2017 and beyond. The post 5 Things to Expect in Database Management in 2017 appeared first on Blue ...

  • Custom vRealize Operations Dashboards with Private Access Lists

    Blue Medora provides hundreds of dashboards out of the box, but there are still times custom dashboards are required. A client recently contacted me wanting to create an executive level dashboard showing his MSSQL environment health. His requirements were to provide very high level health metrics which executives could use. He also wanted them to only have access to that specifi...

  • Drive Better Database Performance Across Amazon Solutions

    From gaining insight into network utilization to having the capability to report on key components like CPU and storage, extending visibility beyond traditional metrics and reporting within your Amazon database solutions can drive better performance across instances, resulting in higher performance across your IT stack. The post Drive Better Database Performance Across Amazon Solut...

  • How to Drive Better Performance from Your Converged Infrastructure with New Relic

    Ensuring that you have enough shared resources for your converged infrastructure serves as the main concern for those who maintain those systems. With the Blue Medora Dell EMC VCE Vblock Plugin for New Relic, you gain insight into this -- and more -- to ensure that all components of your infrastructure are operating at peak performance. The post How to Drive Better Performance from...

  • Performance Monitoring and Analytics for Dell EMC Storage using New Relic

    When it comes to optimizing your application performance, having the right foundation in place across your IT stack can make all the difference. Issues or bottlenecks with your storage, for instance, can drain your resources and cause performance issues, or even worse, your entire application to crash. The post Performance Monitoring and Analytics for Dell EMC Storage using New Rel...

  • How to Drive Better Performance Across Your Cisco UCS Environment

    Uncovering key issues in your Cisco UCS environment — like hardware faults, chassis temperature spikes and power supply failures — as they happen can determine whether your issues spread across the stack and cause issues to your mission-critical systems. Leverage new functionality in Blue Medora’s Cisco UCS Management Pack for vRealize Operations to gain end-to-end […] The post How to Drive Better...

  • 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: Indexing

    By: Cameron Jones Companies are trending towards using more and more open-source databases in production because of the number of benefits that they provide. Not only are they more cost effective, but they tend to be more flexible and stable than traditional database platforms. The ability to tailor the platform to specific internal needs serves […] The post 3 Ways to Optimize MySQL Performance: I...

  • Upgrading your vRealize Operations Environment from 6.3 to 6.4

    As many of you know, VMware recently released vRealize Operations Manager (vROps) 6.4. New updates focused on enhancing product usability and stability and supporting vSphere 6.5 environments. Follow a step-by-step process to update your environment to vROps 6.4. The post Upgrading your vRealize Operations Environment from 6.3 to 6.4 appeared first on Blue Medora.

  • 3 Key VMware Integrations for F5 BIG-IP

    It’s no secret that F5 and Blue Medora have partnered to develop a comprehensive range of solutions for the VMware marketplace. With products that range from monitoring to management, there’s a lot to choose from when looking to round-out the F5 and VMware solution. The post 3 Key VMware Integrations for F5 BIG-IP appeared first on Blue Medora.

Blue Medora LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Customizing vROps: Decide Which Metrics to Collect

    VMware’s vRealize Operations Manager is a powerful analytics platform that helps administrators gain insight into their application, virtual, and physical infrastructure. One challenge you might have as you deploy vRealize Operations is the sheer amount of data that you throw at it, and the CPU, memory, and disk requirements to handle the collection, analyzing, and storage of that data. In this b...

Blue Medora LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Proactive Monitoring with vROps Alert Notifications and Badges

    Alert Notifications and Badges provide a great way to proactively monitor your infrastructure and applications. Read on to see how. The post Proactive Monitoring with vROps Alert Notifications and Badges appeared first on Blue Medora.

  • Visualizing System Logs with Blue Medora Content Packs

    For some, gone are the days of native terminal searching and comparative log file analysis. Since 2001, I have been supporting customers and digging into log files, sometimes, 12 hours a day to get to a root cause. Now we have tools like vRealize Log Insight to help us get MTTR. So where does Blue Medora fit in? We create software that hooks into leading cloud and application performance managemen...

  • 5 Ways the Management Pack for Microsoft SQL Server Helps DBAs

    Blue Medora has become the leader in VMware vRealize Operations management packs for databases. For administrators running their Microsoft SQL Server Instances on VMware, Blue Medora’s vRealize Operations (vROps) Management Pack is the perfect solution. In this blog, we will examine 5 ways that Blue Medora’s Management Pack helps the enterprise database administrator. The post 5 Ways the Manageme...

  • vROps Navigation Tree Tips and Tricks: Advanced

    We’ve already covered some of the navigation tree basics in the previous post. Now let's take a look at some more advanced features that can take your experience with vROps to the next level. The post vROps Navigation Tree Tips and Tricks: Advanced appeared first on Blue Medora.

  • vROps Navigation Tree Tips and Tricks: The Basics

    The navigation tree, found in the left sidebar in vROps, is the primary way to move around your vROps environment. It is so much more than a simple navigation tree, including many unique features in the “Environment” section that may not be immediately obvious. Let’s look at some basics that can take your experience with vROps to the next level. The post vROps Navigation Tree Tips and Tricks: The...

Blue Medora LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Who Manages the Managers: 3 Reasons to Standardize on vROps

    Technologies are always moving and changing, and chances are your company has made significant investments in IT tools that could stand to be upgraded now. They still work, but aren’t as efficient or helpful as they once were. We hear from more and more companies who want to reduce tool sprawl and standardize on the vRealize Operations platform, but aren’t ready to discard their previous investmen...

  • Blue Medora and VMware Expand vRealize Operations to the Entire SDDC Stack

    This year at VMworld US, we announced that the True Visibility Suite for vRealize Operations (vROps) is now available for VMware resellers to take to market. We call it True Visibility because that’s what it’s designed to do; it extends the vRealize Operations cloud management platform, making it a comprehensive ITOA platform as well. The post Blue Medora and VMware Expand vRealize Operations to ...

  • Smart Monitoring for Nimble SmartStack with vRealize Operations

    Nimble SmartStack is the result of a joint effort between Nimble and Cisco to create a series of infrastructure and application solutions which are optimized and validated on Cisco UCS compute, Nimble Adaptive Flash storage, and Cisco Nexus switches. This provides customers with an architectural reference that is pretested and pre-validated to meet the needs of numerous workload types. The post S...

  • vROps in a (Hyper)converged World: FlexPod, VCE and Nutanix

    Customers are always looking to reduce admin effort and TCO of their virtual environments. In a typical setup, VMware admins have to look after the X86-servers their vSphere hosts are running on, some form of storage area network – SAN or NAS – and the network in between all those elements. A data center might have generations of products from diverse vendors, acquired over the years. This can mak...

  • Reducing MTTI (Mean Time to Innocence) Using vROps Dashboards

    Based on a recent industry study done by a major analyst firm, IT departments find that an excessive amount of time is lost when trying to determine the root cause of an issue. Often times this leads to dreaded MTTI (mean time to innocence) drills as multiple IT Teams are locked in the “War” room until the issue can be isolated and resolved. In those meetings there tends to be a lot of finger poin...

Blue Medora LLC

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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