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Our latest SquaredUp Community initiatives

SquaredUp's latest Community initiatives include: free dashboard samples, a beautiful dashboard gallery and amazing Star Wars LEGO prizes!

Dashboard Fridays

Pingdom

Description This dashboard gives an overview of Pingdom checks using PowerShell scripts against the Pingdom API Monitor Health – Status block tile showcasing health and last response time Monitor Status – Donut tile summarizing checks by status Monitor by Type – Donut tile summarizing checks by check type Monitor Last Response Time – Scalar tile...

7 ways to visualize SQL script in SquaredUp dashboards

Dashboard Fridays

SQL Samples Dashboard

Challenge The challenge was to use one basic SQL query and demonstrate different ways to visualize that query using SquaredUp’s native visualizations. Solution When working with a customer, the SQL visualization requirement kept changing because the target audience kept changing. In order to demonstrate how flexible SquaredUp is, we needed to build a dashboard that displayed...

Uptime Robot dashboard

Dashboard Fridays

UptimeRobot Dashboard

See an example Uptime Robot dashboard built in SquaredUp using Uptime Robot’s website monitoring features. Download for free.

Dashboard Fridays

Azure Virtual Machine Health Dashboard

Challenge The Azure Management Services team at Catapult required a quick way to visualize the key health pieces for their customers, using a visually intuitive dashboard. Solution At Catapult, we ported our existing Azure workbook dashboards to SquaredUp through migrating the existing Log Analytics queries that they were built on. SquaredUp provided us with a...

SquaredUp Azure DevOps Dashboard

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Azure DevOps Dashboard

Challenge While Azure DevOps does offer a dashboard, it is limited in the options users are allowed to query – e.g. each tile on the native dashboard must be set for a specific pipeline. Our DevOps Team needed a solution that would easily display data on our builds, release pipelines and agent usage. Because we...

Business KPIs Dashboard SquaredUp

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Excel Business KPIs Dashboard

Challenge Each department has their own KPIs and their own way of tracking them. They also have their own tools, so it was difficult to present the data to the management and the data correlation was manual and hence prone to errors. Collating reports from multiple tools took too much time and data visualization was...

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How to screen capture dashboards on a schedule with PowerShell

How to use a PowerShell script to screen capture your dashboard on a schedule so you can look back at your data from a single point in time.

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Dashboarding Enterprise IT tools with PowerShell

PowerShell with SquaredUp makes powerful dashboarding. Watch the 'Dashboarding Enterprise IT tools with PowerShell' webinar

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Announcing SquaredUp 5.2

SquaredUp 5.2 brings PowerShell tile enhancements, a Dashboard Gallery full of real-life dashboards, plus a brand new GitHub Samples Repository!

SquaredUp case study - South Staffordshire college

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South Staffordshire College

See how this higher education institution got the 100% visibility they always wanted.

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Community Round-Up: June 2021

Catch up on the latest SCOM, Azure Monitor and SquaredUp news.

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The Future of IT Ops Monitoring and How to Prepare

Get top insights into the future of IT Ops monitoring from the presentation by Josh Chessman, Senior Analyst at Gartner

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Community Edition: Image and Web Content tiles

See what you can do with Dashboard Server's Image tile and the Web Content tile! Find out in the Dashboard Server Learning Path

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SCOMathon 2021 – A big thank you

Thank you SCOM community for making SCOMathon a big success! Read on for the event highlights and session recordings.

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Community Edition: Working with the Azure Tile

Learn how to query App Insights and Log Analytics workspaces using KQL and display your data in SquaredUp Community Edition.

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Community Round-Up: May 2021

Catch up on the latest SCOM, Azure Monitor and SquaredUp news.

Microsoft launches M365 Management Pack

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New Microsoft M365 Management Pack for SCOM

Microsoft have announced a new management pack for Office 365 – M365! It completely replaces the Office 365 management pack and is packed with new capabilities. Aakash Basavaraj, Program Manager at Microsoft, and Sameer Mhaisekar, Technical Evangelist at SquaredUp, joined Bruce Cullen, Director of Products at Cookdown, to reveal the new capabilities of the M365...

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Community Edition: Working with the ServiceNow tile

See how to create a fully functional, comprehensive ServiceNow dashboard - in minutes!

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Key differences: Dashboard Server vs. SquaredUp for SCOM/Azure

Our free tool Dashboard Server addresses the same pain points as SquaredUp for SCOM/Azure, but this time, for a variety of other platforms!