Tag Archives: SQL Monitor

The Single Pane of Glass

One of the things that I’ve seen talked about quite in the DevOps movement is a single pane of glass. That phrase seems to be in use to describe a way of quickly understanding the state of your environment. It … Continue reading

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Custom Data Purging in SQL Monitor

In talking to a customer recently, they were worried about the amount of data kept by SQL Monitor. That’s a fair concern as monitoring a large number of servers can result in lots of data. As an aside, data management … Continue reading

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The New Global Dashboard

Redgate recently released SQL Monitor 5.2, which is the latest upgrade to our monitoring/alerting/troubleshooting product for DBAs. This was the big change that the team has spent a lot of time developing and refining. It’s been available for a few … Continue reading

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Checking Baselines with SQL Monitor

We’ve got a demo of SQL Monitor available that takes data from the actual SQLServerCentral systems and presents it publicly. The data is slightly delayed, but it’s the real data and it shows the performance of our system. I actually … Continue reading

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iPads for Christmas

Recently I mentioned that having a smartphone has made me much more productive. I’m on the move fairly often, and the ability to respond to emails and keep in touch with people, take notes, and check on SQLServerCentral from almost … Continue reading

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Help with Performance

One of the things that so many people working with SQL Server struggle to do is identify what is happening on their servers. Despite all the DMVs, DMFs, and other tools available, I regularly see questions posted about the trouble … Continue reading

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Live Monitoring

My employer, Red Gate Software, recently released a new product called SQL Monitor. This is the 2.0 version of SQL Response, enhanced and renamed after a lot of feedback and input from various DBAs around the globe. It’s very cool … Continue reading

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