Frustrated with your current SQL Server performance monitoring method? Tired of seeing gaps in monitoring data? Wasting time getting to the root cause of the performance problem because you don’t have the right metrics?
You need a more accurate, efficient way to monitor SQL Server performance. Check out how the capabilities of the best SQL Server performance monitoring solutions stack up to one another.
SQL Diagnostic Manager
Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise
Foglight for SQL Server
|Enterprise scalability—monitors 800+ SQL Server instances with one monitoring database|
|Top SQL capture||Limited||Limited||Limited||Limited|
|SQL Agent job monitoring||Limited|
||Limited||Limited||Available in separate product||Limited|
|Live query profile and playback||
|Wait stats analysis|
|Advanced deadlock analysis||Limited||Limited||Limited||Limited|
|Index analysis||Available in separate product||Available in separate product|
|Index defragmentation||Available in separate product||Available in separate product|
|Graphical Always On monitoring||Limited||Limited||Limited|
|Storage performance visualization||
|Storage forecasting powered by machine learning||
|Windows process monitoring||Available in separate product||Available in separate product|
|Windows event log monitoring||Available in separate product||Available in separate product|
|Windows scheduled task management||Available in separate product|
|Azure SQL Database monitoring||
|Amazon RDS for SQL Server monitoring|
|SQL Server on Linux monitoring|
This feature comparison was compiled on September 12, 2019 based on generally available product information. We recommend that you perform proper due diligence to make sure you choose the best tool for your database environment. Please contact us if you have any concerns or feedback.
SQL Sentry, the top-rated database performance monitoring solution, helps you solve database performance problems—and prevent future challenges—that could delay data delivery or even bring business data systems to a halt.
With comprehensive support for SQL Server running in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, SQL Sentry offers many unique features, such as Advisory Conditions, Storage Forecasting, Event Chains, Event Calendar, and built-in query tuning and analysis, that empower you to efficiently monitor, diagnose, and optimize your database environment and accelerate the delivery of critical business data.
Optimal database performance is within reach. SQL Sentry delivers not only powerful database performance management capabilities in an intuitive dashboard but also extreme scalability, unrivaled customer support, and low overhead.
SQL Sentry is one of seven SentryOne performance monitoring solutions that make up the robust SentryOne Monitoring Platform. Get end-to-end visibility of your data estate so that you can quickly troubleshoot performance problems, even beyond the database.
The SentryOne Monitoring Platform empowers you to manage performance across the entire Microsoft Data Platform, including:
SQL Server Analysis Services (BI Sentry)
Windows Server and Hyper-V (Win Sentry)
VMware (V Sentry)
Azure SQL Database (DB Sentry)
Azure SQL Data Warehouse (DW Sentry)
Microsoft APS (APS Sentry)