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Join us as we cover major changes to NPM, NTA, NCM, IPAM, VNQM and more. Learn about unleashing the full power of Advanced Alerts using custom SQL queries. We’ll demo the SQL editor to make NPM a fully operational battle station. Learn about new features of Network Performance Monitor, Network Configuration Manager, and NetFlow Traffic Analyzer after upgrading NPM 12 with NetPath™. Explore real-world technology issues and walk through practical solutions. Chat live with Head Geeks, THWACK MVPs, and users from all walks of IT. Acquire new skills. Get product insights. The Geeks deep-dive into the now-converged database schemas for NPM-NCM installations and offer some tips for keeping your Orion Platform install running smoothly. Learn how to customize out-of-the-box alerts and reports in Virtualization Manager for your unique VMware, vSphere®, and Microsoft® Hyper-V® environments. Our Head Geeks provide an introduction to the SolarWinds API, including SWIS, SWQL, SOAP, JSON, OS/platform interoperability, CRUD action overviews. Learn how to deploy and manage the new Orion Agents, and how to integrate agentless and agent approaches using Orion Agents in parallel with direct polling. Latest release for NPM 12 with NetPath™ includes F5 load balancer service management, deep Cisco® stack switch monitoring, a new installer and interface. Learn how to make NPM and other Orion products sing in a virtualized environment. Covered topics include: VM optimization, networking, and database storage. Take a quick spin through some of the new functionality in the SolarWinds Customer Portal – and we introduce you to the new Virtual Classrooms where you can register for free instructor-led training classes. Management wants a bird’s eye view of the network and systems, but you need to know what’s going on at the component level. The one thing everyone agrees on is that maps rule. In this episode of SolarWinds Lab, the Head Geeks tackle map creation, roll-ups, and custom views. Get some cool tips and... Learn what you can to do to make alerts more effective, such as de-duplication of identical events, suppressing downstream messages, and more.