Performance monitoring, alerting, and diagnosis for SQL Server

Videos, Webinars, and more information about SQL Monitor

  1. Video introduction
  2. Case Studies: SQL Monitor in action
  3. Grant Fritchey discusses deadlocks, customizing alerts, and wait stats in SQL Monitor
  4. Webinars from Brad McGehee, Steve Jones, Grant Fritchey, Louis Davidson, Ben Rees, and David Bick
  5. How SQL Monitor can benefit your business: a 2-page guide and PowerPoint slides
  6. NEW - Custom Metrics Sharing Site

A video introduction to SQL Monitor

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Case Studies: SQL Monitor in action

How Digital Outsource Services' DBA team catch deployment problems

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Digital marketing and customer relationship management agency Digital Outsource Services use Red Gate's SQL Monitor to track 24 of their production SQL Servers. As a result:

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Using SQL Monitor at Interactive Intelligence

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Business communications software company Interactive Intelligence has used Red Gate's SQL Monitor to track its SQL Servers since 2011. Using SQL Monitor has resulted in the following benefits for Interactive Intelligence:

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Geeks with…SQL Monitor

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Geekswithblogs.net uses SQL Monitor to keep their servers running smoothly for their users around the world. They use SQL Monitor to help look after server performance, determine why certain issues occur, and get daily statistics on blogger registration and content production.

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SQL Monitor running on Monsoon Commerce's Production servers

Find out how SQL Monitor is used to keep track of the databases Monsoon Commerce use to power alibris.com, an online marketplace of more than 150 million items.

At LumiData, data is king

Think of the importance of managing and monitoring 10 SQL Servers with more than 500 databases that hold hundreds of millions, in some cases billions, of dollars in sales data.

Then think of John Trumbul of LumiData, a senior software engineer who oversees these operations as combination DBA and lead developer for SETL.

We could tell you some of John's story, but you might not believe us. And, who better to tell the story than John himself?

So here it is in his own words.


Grant Fritchey discusses deadlocks, customizing alerts, and wait stats in
SQL Monitor

Grant Fritchey gives a step-by-step guide to monitor your SQL Servers using the new features in SQL Monitor that let you check wait statistics.

He explains how to spot slow behavior on your server and identify the performance problem that's causing it.

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Getting SQL monitoring in place is great, but to really make it pay off, you need to take the time and trouble to customize your alerts.

In this video Grant talks about why you should do this and how to get the job done with SQL Monitor.

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Deadlocks are a problem, affecting SQL Server performance in a big way. On top of this it's usually problematic trying to determine when and why they happen.

In this video Grant gives you an overview of how deadlocks can be captured and understood using SQL Monitor.

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SQL Monitor Webinars

What counts for a DBA
Presented by Louis Davidson and Steve Jones

Louis Davidson, Microsoft MVP, discusses how being observant of the environment you work in can help you make sure that you are aware of the health of your database systems, as well as your career.

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Forgotten rings and other monitoring stories
Presented by Steve Jones and Grant Fritchey

Learn about some of the more obscure monitoring metrics that can give you precise information on exactly what's happening with your server.

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Monitoring Your Business, Not Just Your Servers
Presented by David Bick

A demonstration of how to get the most out of SQL Monitor's new custom metrics feature.

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Monitoring your SQL Server Instances
Presented by Brad McGehee and Steve Jones

Learn why it is so important to monitor your SQL Server instances, and what you should consider when starting out. Includes an overview of the new features in SQL Monitor 3.

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Deadlocks and what to do about them
Presented by Grant Fritchey

Get an overview about what a deadlock is, why they occur and how to identify them using SQL Monitor or the standard SQL Server tools.

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Using SQL Monitor in the Real World
Presented by Brad McGehee and Steve Jones

Monitoring SQL Server is one of the most important tasks DBAs perform on a daily basis. This session shows how SQL Monitor makes monitoring SQL Server instances simple. 

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SQL Monitor: Gathering and Interpreting Server Metrics
Presented by Steve Jones and Grant Fritchey

Learn more about SQL Server performance metrics, how to address common query performance problems and how SQL Monitor can help you with this.

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How SQL Monitor can benefit your business

A guide outlining some of the business benefits felt by real customers, including testimonials. Downloadable as a 2-page pdf and PowerPoint slides.

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Custom Metrics Sharing Site

The SQL Monitor team, in collaboration with SQL Server MVPs and the wider SQL Server community, has put together a custom metrics site where users can add and review T-SQL scripts for monitoring extra metrics relevant to their environment.

Use these custom metrics with SQL Monitor to monitor and alert on the data that's important to you and your business. Scripts from the site can be imported directly into your copy of SQL Monitor, so you can get started with custom monitoring immediately.

Visit SQL Monitor Metrics and let us know what you think.


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