This video highlights some important system prerequisites required by the Foglight for SQL Server software and configuring some required system settings for the Foglight environment.
The omission of these recommendations can have serious performance implications within the functionality of the Foglight Software and associated database repositories. Repositories can also become corrupted due to sensitivity to excessive IO and file locking caused by Antivirus Scanning
The Foglight software recommendation is to exclude specific associated Foglight home directories from Antivirus scanning. Before excluding required directories, ensure there is no active system scanning in progress.
Reserving resources for VM’s:
The Foglight Software requires reserving system CPU and Memory reservations. These settings should be reserved at a minimum of the system recommendations specified in the aforementioned deployment guide for all VM’s running the Foglight software.
Please refer to the Foglight for Databases deployment guide for specific sizing information: