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Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise 11.7 - Management Pack for SCOM User Guide

SQL Azure


Spotlight displays for the SQL Azure connection type

Select SQL Azure from Monitored connections to show performance statistics for connections of type SQL Azure.

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Heat map A display of monitored SQL Azure connections focusing on those connections with the comparatively larger number and severity of alarms.
Spotlight today A display of SQL Azure alarms raised, alarms are organized according to priority.
Alarms by time A display of SQL Azure alarms raised, alarms are shown according to their duration and severity.
Alarm log A display of SQL Azure alarms raised, alarms are sorted in a tabular format.


Spotlight displays for a single SQL Azure connection

Expand the SQL Azure connection type from Monitored connections to list connections by name.

Click on the connection name to show the SQL Azure | Home Page for the connection.

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SQL Azure | Home Page The Spotlight Home Page highlights obvious bottlenecks and problem areas. Statistics and flows are updated in real time.
SQL Azure | SQL Activity Drilldown Drilldown on current and recent activity.
SQL Azure | Databases Drilldown Drilldown on the SQL Azure database, tables, and indexes.



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Add and delete monitored connections. Change connection properties.

Configure the thresholds and severities that determine when alarms are raised.

Setup actions for Spotlight to take when an alarm is raised. The actions Spotlight can take include running a program and sending an email. Conditions on taking the action can be defined, such as the day of the week, the time of day, the severity of the alarm, the alarm type and the connection type.

Schedule data collections.

Enter the scheduled maintenance times for monitored connections. Spotlight will treat monitored connections as unavailable at the scheduled times, so will not raise alarms or collect data during the outage period.

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