ApexSQL Monitor 2017 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Monitor 2017 has been released

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, AlwaysOn Availability Group and Failover Cluster instances, 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, set baselines, and generate built-in or custom reports.

For more information visit the ApexSQL Monitor product page.

About this release:


  • Full support for monitoring SQL Server vNext CTP1 instances
  • Custom performance reports are now available from within the GUI
  • The Configuration page loading is up to 1,000% faster
  • Switching between windows is up to 500% faster
  • The send email alert action can be configured for the query wait alerts
  • Additional security layer is added via the ’Power user‘ user profile
  • Multiple email profiles can be assigned to individual metric via alert action
  • The monitored instances Tree view can be configured to display SQL Servers according to a custom criteria
  • The query waits chart can be drilled down by time
  • Alert list can be filtered by time
  • The individual alert page displays the related metrics charts for the same time period
  • The alert page grid can be grouped by any grid column

Improved quality:

  • 28 bugs and known issues fixed


  • The application is now fully web based
  • The Query waits configuration time increment is now in milliseconds
  • Group dashboard and server dashboard have new layouts
  • Redesigned AlwaysOn Availability Group dashboard
  • Redesigned index monitoring
  • Email, SMTP and SNMP profiles can now be separately configured and saved
  • Desktop console is deprecated

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Release notes

April 12, 2017