New version: System Center Monitoring Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems

After the release of Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 SP1 which includes updates for SCOM 2012 we now have updated version of System Center Monitoring Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems. Guides and installation files can be found here.

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit 2012 and Microsoft

Continuing my previous post about Microsoft and Linux interoperability here is another interesting download. Linux Foundation published videos and slides from their annual summit. One of the sessions on the summit is named

Microsoft’s Journey to the Linux Kernel presented by Tom Hanrahan and Ky Srinivasan. From the slides it seems it was very interesting presentation. The most interesting part is that Microsoft is the fifth largest contributor to Linux kernel 3.0 after Red Hat, Intel, Novell and IBM,

You can download the slides form the link below.

Microsoft Private Cloud Linux interoperability

If you think that Microsoft technologies are only for Windows that means you are living in the past. Microsoft is trying more and more to integrate their solutions with other OS besides Windows,

Here are two short videos demonstrating monitoring Linux systems with SCOM and running Linux systems on top of Hyper-V. This integrations is demonstrated with SCOM 2012 and Windows Server 8 beta Hyper-v but the integrations is available in the previous versions of the products too,

    I will reveal you a little secret: Hyper-V integration services will be included in Linux Kernel 2.4 and will not need separate installation.