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.

April 12, 2017

Reporting directly against the ApexSQL Monitor repository with SSRS

ApexSQL Monitor has a great web based UI with a lot of value added features, e.g. graphs, alerting, etc but the majority of the IP associated with this product is underneath the hood, primarily the engine algorithms that curate performance monitoring data. The result of this is manifest in the data collection repository.

February 14, 2017

ApexSQL Monitor 2016 R3 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Monitor 2016 R3 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 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.

September 27, 2016

What’s new in ApexSQL Monitor 2016 R2

AlwaysOn

Full support for AlwaysOn availability groups monitoring with graphical presentation of topology for all WSFC nodes and AG replicas including the full info and relations between the replicas, has been introduced

August 16, 2016

ApexSQL Monitor 2016 R2 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Monitor 2016 R2 has been released

Type: Medium feature, medium 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.

August 15, 2016

ApexSQL DBA tools vs. alternatives comparison

This blog post represents an index of pages and articles comparing ApexSQL tools for SQL Server DBAs, their features, usability, performance, etc. with related tools developed by other vendors and in general.

June 16, 2016