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Save 2 hours each day monitoring your SQL Servers

SQL Monitor is a SQL Server monitoring tool that transforms the way you look at your database. It cuts your daily check to minutes, with a web-based overview of all your SQL Servers.

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Do more of what you need to and spend less time monitoring

If you’re doing SQL Server monitoring with custom scripts, you know how long it takes. For a growing environment, it can take hours. SQL Monitor cuts your daily check to minutes with a web-based overview of all your SQL Servers that updates every 15 seconds.

It’s simple to track the load on your system right down to the database level. You won’t miss a thing, no matter how big your environment gets. And you’ll never have to fix a broken reporting script again.

Stop performance problems spoiling your day (or evening)

SQL Monitor keeps an eye on your SQL Servers 24/7, so you don’t have to. If there’s a problem, you get an instant alert. You can get on with more important work during the day, and relax at home, without worrying about nasty surprises in the morning or a phone call in the middle of the night.

Work with 33 preconfigured alerts that use sensible defaults to tell you about high, medium, and low priority issues, that you can then customize with thresholds that fit your SQL Server environment.

Always have the answer to questions about performance

You know the type of question - “Why was the database so slow half an hour ago?” SQL Monitor gives you the answer and makes it simple to show the problem to other people.

Whether you need to talk to your boss about capacity planning, management about slow performance, or developers about troublesome queries, SQL Monitor makes the conversation easy and helps you keep on top of your SQL performance monitoring.

Key features

New - Reporting - Generate reports about your servers and company health

The new Reporting module allows you to create customized reports.

These combine the performance metrics available in SQL Monitor’s analysis view with summary information on things like server uptime, the numbers of alerts being raised, or the disks which are filling up fastest.

Reports can be exported to PDF and emailed to you on a scheduled basis.

Alerting - Find problems before they become problems

SQL Monitor comes preconfigured with 40 fully-customizable alerts for the most important operational and performance issues.

Covering query performance, database and job health, SQL Server issues, and machine-level concerns, SQL Monitor helps you find out about problems before your users do.

Global Overview - See all your servers at a glance

View all your SQL Server instances, availability groups, clusters, and virtual machines on one central web-based interface.

Check in with all your servers without remoting in - in seconds, not hours. If one bubbles up in need of attention, drill down for detailed performance statistics.

Diagnosis - Uncover root causes in 5 minutes or less

When performance problems occur, time is at a premium. SQL Monitor gives you a focused set of performance metrics that quickly help you pinpoint the cause of any performance issue.

Correlate metrics and compare them to their baseline activity to find the root cause, not just the symptoms in 5 minutes or less.

Top Queries - See which queries are slowing you down and how to fix them

Which queries have the biggest impact on your system?

SQL Monitor gives you the answer.

For every query, it shows you performance details, delays caused by resource waits, the T-SQL text, and the query plan. With this data at your fingertips, it’s quick to find and fix deadlocks and long-running or expensive queries.

Availability Groups - Get insights into the performance and status of your groups

SQL Monitor has Availability Group-specific overviews, alerts, metrics, and wait types.

The Availability Group overview shows at a glance the status and performance of an Availability Group and allows you to drill down into the replicas and databases.

With 17 Availability Group-specific metrics and six alert types, it gives you a complete picture of your databases so you can use your Availability Groups with confidence.

The SQL Monitor team can help

Whether you want more details on our tool, a chat about monitoring best practice, or you’ve hit a snag, we’re here to help.

01223 437 921 sqlmonitor@red-gate.com

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