ApexSQL Monitor 2016 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Monitor 2016 has been released

Type: Major feature, major fix release

About ApexSQL Monitor: ApexSQL Monitor is a Windows and SQL Server monitoring tool with a wide range of monitored metrics. It tracks Windows, SQL Server instance, and database metrics on multiple local and remote machines and SQL Server instances. It monitors the most important SQL Server statistics, memory, buffer, and page metrics – batch requests per second, user connections, target and total server memory, buffer cache hit ratio, batch requests, page life expectancy, page reads and writes per second, and more. ApexSQL Monitor also tracks SQL Server wait statistics including the individual queries wait statistics. Monitoring these metrics enables you to identify and troubleshoot performance problems, establish trends, and set baselines.

For more information visit the ApexSQL Monitor product page.

About this release:


  • Improved Server overview screen
  • Improved Database performance view
  • Improved charts layout and look
  • Ability to set baseline for individual metrics
  • Ability to customize central repository database name during the installation
  • Ability to set Windows credentials for SQL Server instance for monitoring
  • Ability to track blocking queries
  • Query alerting based on predefined threshold for wait statistics
  • Ability to monitor SQL Server failover cluster
  • Ability to monitor SQL Server agent status
  • Ability to monitor AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Support for SQL Server 2016 CTP3 monitoring
  • Tips and suggestions for supported measurements
  • Improved application responsiveness and performance

Improved quality:

  • Nearly 100 bugs and known issues fixed

See also:
Release notes


December 29, 2015