Earlier this week, I posted on how the OMS/Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA) can be dual-homed for multiple OMS Workspaces.
A good question from the community came up (thank you @ Manoj Mathew), “Have you noticed any performance impacts on the Agents when they are multi homed to OMS?“
In the OMS Query below — making use of OMS’ Log Analytics, I checked the performance data in the last 48 hours. Unfortunately I cannot go any further, since the MMA was deployed earlier in that day, and the second OMS workspace was added later that afternoon.
There are a few spikes in the Memory and CPU, but this is also a result of a few factors:
- Initially there is a high level of CPU/Memory usage as OMS did its stuff when the MMA/OMS made friends and synced up their data/solutions
- There is a small spike when the second OMS workspace was added but this is minimal at best
- This server was being patched with 90+ Windows Server OS patches around 8PM.
The query I used to collect the data is here,
Computer="COMPUTERNAME.FQDN" Type=Perf (CounterName="Available MBytes" OR CounterName="% Processor Time") (ObjectName=Memory OR ObjectName=Processor)
A second question being asked here is, “how many OMS Workspace IDs can be added to “dual-home” the MMA agent?“
Unfortunately I only have 3 OMS Workspace’s to work with at the moment in this environment, but with that said, I can surely say a minimum of 3. If you have the ability to test more than 3, I would love to find out!