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SCOM Report of SQL database growth

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How to create a report in SCOM 2012 that would show a historical growth of a SQL database? Is someone has done it, please post specific steps.
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What is growth?    Place used or allocated space in database, or allocated on disk?

Example using backup size
http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/erin/trending-database-growth-from-backups/
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Used space. ABC GBs last month, XYZ GBs now.
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Size of backup is a trend that  you can get out of database. Other sizes you have to gather periodicaly and exploit the captured data. Something like in following example
http://www.sql-server-performance.com/2014/monitor-data-growth/
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Thanks, jogos!
All of these seem to be outside of SCOM. Have you tried to do it within SCOM?
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No experience with SCOM
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Ok, thanks. I will have to try something else. EE doesn't have SCOM as a category :(
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Didn't fully answered my question
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