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Pros
"I consider the solution very scalable."

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"The most valuable feature of this solution is the support for older databases and the ability to manage them in a centralized dashboard."

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Cons
"There's no reporting with this tool, and there really should be. They should add that into future releases."

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"Technical support for this solution needs to be improved."

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Compared 6% of the time.
Also Known As
Dell SpotlightConfio, SolarWinds DPA, Ignite8
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Overview
Quest Spotlight ensures peak performance around the clock with unmatched monitoring, diagnosis and optimization of SQL Server environments. Spotlight provides access to the details you need for optimal fitness of your SQL Server databases. Get overviews of health and performance, automated alerts and actions, and mobile device support.SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is a software for database and SQL query performance monitoring, analysis, and tuning.
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Sample Customers
JenkonGSI Commerce, Liquid Digital Media, ProLogis, Indiana University
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Insurance Company8%
Comms Service Provider7%
K 12 Educational Company Or School6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company7%
Government6%
Find out what your peers are saying about Oracle, IDERA, Quest Software and others in Database Development and Management. Updated: September 2020.
441,478 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quest Spotlight is ranked 7th in Database Development and Management with 1 review while SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is ranked 8th in Database Development and Management with 1 review. Quest Spotlight is rated 9.0, while SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Quest Spotlight writes "A solution with good monitoring features, good stability and has the ability to scale". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer writes "Good database support and centralized management, but the reporting and dashboards need improvement". Quest Spotlight is most compared with Oracle Enterprise Manager, Quest Foglight for Databases, IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, Toad Data Modeler and SQL Sentry, whereas SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is most compared with IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, SQL Sentry, Quest Foglight for Databases, Redgate SQL Toolbelt and Oracle Enterprise Manager.

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