Posts Tagged with SQL Monitor

8 March 2018

8 March 2018

Redgate’s support for Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

Today Microsoft released the public preview of Azure SQL Database Managed Instances – an exciting new option for running SQL Server workloads in the cloud. I’m pleased to say that initial support for this new offering is already available across the development tools in Redgate’s SQL Toolbelt, as well as in SQL Monitor. This... Read more

28 February 2018

28 February 2018

What is the Return on Investment (ROI) of a SQL Server monitoring tool?

The increasing size of SQL Server databases, alongside the growing complexity of SQL Server estates, is making more organizations realize the need for a tool that enables proactive monitoring. Hand-rolled scripts can provide basic information, like wait stats and memory utilization, but that’s often not enough. With the database a key element of business... Read more

4 October 2017

4 October 2017

Alert Inbox Grouping Preview in SQL Monitor

The SQL Monitor team are hard at work, improving how you manage your alerts.  We’re currently researching whether the ability to see similar alerts grouped together (akin to the threaded email view you see in Gmail or Outlook) might address the common problems we hear on research calls, and on the SQL Monitor UserVoice... Read more

28 September 2017

28 September 2017

SQL Monitor Quick Tip: Using the SQL static code analysis performance rules

Static code analysis parses the source code, checking the syntax for compliance with a built-in set of rules. These rules are designed to encourage good coding practices and, applied during development and testing work, help you minimize the number of ‘code smells’ that creep into your application and database builds. For SQL, these ‘smells’... Read more

24 July 2017

24 July 2017

SQL Monitor plans for the second half of 2017

SQL Monitor’s dev team has made huge improvements to the product over the last year. In the first half of 2017 alone, they released reporting capabilities, support for collecting metrics from VMWare hosts, significant improvements to performance and scalability, improved configurability of alerts, as well as dozens of smaller enhancements. Since we’re about half... Read more

1 June 2017

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1 June 2017

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VMware monitoring in SQL Monitor

Over the years, running SQL Server inside a virtual machine has changed from being a bit of a strange and risky idea to being commonplace and offering a range of benefits: more effective distribution of load, more flexible provisioning and allowing additional tiers of redundancy to be put in place. Though these factors are... Read more

13 December 2016

13 December 2016

SQL Monitor review of 2016

December’s a great time to take stock, so I thought it would be worth sharing a roundup of the progress the SQL Monitor development team have made this year. I’m also really excited about what’s coming soon, so will share some insight into our plans for 2017. A busy 2016 Global Overview The new Global Overview... Read more