Home Applications Citrix: Configuring SCOM Aggregation Retention Times for XenApp/XenDesktop

Citrix: Configuring SCOM Aggregation Retention Times for XenApp/XenDesktop

0
Citrix: Configuring SCOM Aggregation Retention Times for XenApp/XenDesktop
0

Reports in Citrix SCOM Management Packs use the Operations Manager data warehouse database (OperationsManagerDW) as a source for graphical representation of data in a useful way. Often, you might be confronted with a situation for which the retention needs to be adjusted for a specific environment. The problem is that OperationsManagerDW can be one of the largest databases, so retaining its data—especially redundant data—could turn out to be very costly.

Let’s talk, today, about how configuring aggregation retention times in the OperationsManagerDW can help remove unnecessary data and SCOM maintain performance.

OperationsManagerDW is a Microsoft SQL Server database that stores monitoring and alerting data for historical purposes. The most important function of OperationsManagerDW is reporting. This is possible because of the availability of long-lasting data. Data gets stored in both the operational and data warehouse databases. However, only in the data warehouse database it is retained for extended periods of time. Custom data is also stored only in the data warehouse database. It is possible to store performance and event data in either the operational or data warehouse databases.

Citrix SCOM Management Packs first store raw data in OperationsManagerDW, by default every 5 minutes. Raw data is then processed and stored as aggregated hourly and daily data. Hourly aggregation takes all the samples from the last hour, calculates the minimum, maximum, average and standard deviation values and then stores them in a separate hourly aggregation table. Daily aggregation also takes raw samples, but from the last 24 hours.

Read the entire article here, Configuring SCOM Aggregation Retention Times for XenApp/XenDesktop

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

Categories:
Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
| LATEST RESOURCES

White Papers

    Microsoft Reference Architecture for a High Availability SharePoint Server 2016 Farm in Azure

    The Azure CAT Patterns & Practices team has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running a high availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure. It provides prescriptive guidance including the following topics: Architecture resources necessary for the deployment, including resources. Scalability considerations. Availability considerations. Manageability considerations. Security considerations. Like all reference architectures that […]

    Downloads

      FREE eG Enterprise Logon Simulator for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

      Fast, free and incredibly useful. Coming in summer 2017. 14Synthetic logon simulation tool for monitoring, diagnosis, alerting and reporting of Citrix logon performance Quick SaaS deployment – be up and running in minutes Web-based monitoring console Supports logon through StoreFront or NetScaler Gateway Best-suited for Citrix XenApp 6.5, 7.x and XenDesktop 7.x Free forever, no […]

      On-Demand Webinars

        Latest Videos

          The Power of deviceTRUST – Microsoft GPO & GPP Video

          In today’s video we would like to show you, how you can extend the Microsoft Group Policies (GPO) and Group Policy Preferences (GPP) with the information about the context of the connected device within the users’ virtual session. This will enable you to extend your condition set used within your GPO and GPP with the […]

          Views All IT News on DABCC.com
          Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
          Win a Tesla P100D

          Visit our Sponsors!

          Close