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Our ultimate objective with this release of SQL Sentry Performance Advisor was to increase visibility and manageability around AlwaysOn in dramatic fashion, thereby enabling it to reach its full potential. This new functionality is so powerful, some of our clients are even using it for resource management across commodity servers, something I'm not sure the AlwaysOn creators ever envisioned. I'll delve into that in a future post, but for now, I wanted to give some insight into these features.
I wanted to talk about two new features in SQL Sentry Plan Explorer: Plan obfuscation, where you can hide sensitive information in your plans before sharing them, and custom layouts, a way to take complete control over the visual representation of your graphical plans.
The new version of Plan Explorer PRO 2.5 is focused on making these big plans easier to manage, and it does so using a variety of techniques that you have been asking for, which I will cover below.
When it comes to SQL Sentry, we love for you to upgrade for your benefit and ours, and we really work hard to make it easy to do so. So here are some great reasons to upgrade your SQL Sentry environment to the most recent release just as soon as you are able to.
January 21, 2013 | Jason Hall | SQL Sentry, SentryOne Builds 1
It's hard to believe that we released the first version of Plan Explorer almost two years ago! The acceptance it has seen by the SQL Server community during that time has been amazing, and tremendously gratifying for all of us here at SQL Sentry.
Jason Hall walks through the five most common SQL Server performance problems he comes across while providing support for SQL Sentry customers.
August 17, 2012 | Jason Hall | Performance, SQL Server 7
Since its introduction in SQL Server 2005 SP1, mirroring has become a common method to provide high availability for critical databases. With any HA strategy, proper monitoring is a must to ensure...

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