Get more from your SQL data with SquaredUp for SCOM

SquaredUp is a dashboarding tool that lets you surface valuable insights from data captured by SCOM and SQL Server Extended Events. It takes 5 minutes to install on your environment, and with native SQL integration, you can see the metrics you care about in fully customizable, real time views.


What is SquaredUp for SCOM?

SquaredUp for SCOM is the essential dashboard solution for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). With fast, easy-to-use dashboards that can be customized to the exact needs of each team, from management to SQL administrators, SquaredUp gets your teams engaged with monitoring.

Visualizing SQL data with SquaredUp for SCOM

SquaredUp for SCOM will not only display any data that is captured in SCOM, but also capture and present SQL Server Extended Events. Any SQL data you need to visualize, monitor or share can be collected and presented with a SquaredUp dashboard.

Easy Installation

We know you're busy, and the last thing you want is a complicated setup process.

Good news – SquaredUp can be installed in 5 minutes, on any server, hassle-free.  No new agents or configuration, just install the SquaredUp web application and go from zero to dashboard hero in a few clicks.

Blame game? Find the root cause, fast

When things go slow, it’s not just the SQL Server performance that matters.

Is the host overloaded, the storage becoming a bottleneck, or the application components misbehaving after a recent update?

With just a few clicks, our unique Visual Application Discovery and Analysis (VADA) technology leverages the SCOM agent to trace application dependencies and pinpoint root causes.

Custom dashboards and drilldowns

Take control of the SQL monitoring data you collect with SCOM and Extended Events with our out-of-the-box Dashboards and SQL Server Perspective. You can also create custom dashboards and data visualisations perfectly tailored to your monitoring needs. No clutter on your screens – only the information you need, presented in the most usable way.

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Getting started

Step 1. Hit up your monitoring team
and make sure you have SCOM

Whilst the vast majority or organizations will have access to SCOM, whether or not it’s an actively managed incidence is an entirely different question.

Double check with your monitoring team to see whether SCOM is part of their centralized monitoring strategy.

For your sake - and ours - we hope it’s a yes!

Step 2. Grab yourself a copy of the SQL Management Pack

Whilst SCOM still remains one of the most powerful infrastructure monitoring tools on the planet, it’s the Management Packs that do all the heavy lifting.

Download and install the SQL Management Pack so you can surface the data you need.

Step 3. Set up your permissions

To get access to the deep SQL monitoring you crave, you’re going to need access to the right areas.

Remember to sweet talk the SCOM admin so they can hook you up.

Instructions for setting up SCOM user permissions are contained within the MP guide you’ll receive when you download the SQL Management Pack. Now then, let’s move on to the good stuff...

Step 4. Monitor what matters

For those with an insatiable appetite for numbers, look no further than SCOM. There’s almost no limit to the amount of data you can get your hands on. But remember – with great power comes great responsibility.

Before you dive in, have a chat with your resident monitoring expert and agree what KPIs need to be covered and surfaced by SCOM.

Step 5. Turn data into dashboards

While SCOM does a stellar job collecting intimate metrics for your entire technology stack, the less said about the console the better.

Watch our 'Monitoring SQL with SquaredUp' webinar to see how we can transform your monitoring data into a stunning array of HTML5 dashboards. Juicy data visualizations are just a few clicks away.

If you'd prefer a more personalised tour, book a 1-2-1 demo with one of our technical experts.


30 day free trial of SquaredUp for SCOM

Sound good? We think so, too.
Start visualising your SQL data with beautiful SquaredUp dashboards in minutes.

All you need to start your free trial is your email address and SCOM

On average, we respond to new support requests within 1 business hour

- Enterprise license from $6,000/year

- Allows Extended Events with external data integration feature

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Ask the experts in our Community or search the SquaredUp KB to find answers to your burning monitoring questions.