IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager competitors and alternatives
Senior IT Consultant at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Aug 30 2016

What is most valuable?

I’m an IT consultant. My customers are using SCOM because they can more easily integrate it with their current Microsoft IT infrastructure, and because the monitoring power of SCOM is enough for servers, services and some apps. Some of my customers are monitoring their network devices with SCOM. More specialized monitoring for network devices require other tools... more»

What needs improvement?

Microsoft SCOM can be improved about the way it is presented. Microsoft needs to train more people about how to sell SCOM (and other System Center family products) because there are a lot of emerging technologies that are replacing Microsoft. The vendor could create better training campaigns to avoid their replacement by other emerging technologies.
Senior Database Consultant
May 03 2018

What do you think of Quest Foglight for Databases?

Primary Use Case I used it when working for a client, in a situation where you takeover management of the systems. • Improvements to My Organization Maintenance was not done properly for over two years before I came in. The solution crashed over the next year, then we migrated the client to another monitoring platform. • Valuable Features Baselines Advisers Reoccurring events  Its reporting capabilities are immense. The deployment is good to work with. • Room for Improvement Performance: When holding data for two years for 20 SQL Servers, the reporting becomes sluggish and unresponsive. • Use of Solution One to three years.
SQL Sentry
Senior Managing Director with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 16 2018

What do you think of SQL Sentry?

Primary Use Case The primary use case of this solution is for troubleshooting performance issues, blocking issues, and deadlock issues. • Improvements to My Organization This solution has identified:  Blocking Deadlock Memory pressure High CPU consumption issues. • Valuable Features The blocking and deadlock report feature is very convenient to use in pinpointing which query is causing something and what other queries are waiting for it. • Room for Improvement If we can get details on wait types from system views, it will help identify a more detailed root cause. • Use of Solution One to three years.

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