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"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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"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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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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Quest Spotlight is ranked 10th in Database Development and Management with 1 review while SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is ranked 12th 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 Quest Foglight for Databases, Oracle Enterprise Manager, IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, Redgate SQL Toolbelt and Toad Data Modeler, whereas SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer is most compared with IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, Quest Foglight for Databases, Redgate SQL Toolbelt, SQL Sentry and Oracle Enterprise Manager.

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