IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager Competitors and Alternatives

The top IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager competitors are
  • Redgate SQL Toolbelt
  • SQL Sentry
  • SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer
  • Quest Spotlight
  • SCOM
  • Quest Foglight for Databases
Read reviews of IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior System Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of SCOM?

Valuable Features: Monitoring specific to Microsoft Windows and apps: native monitoring. It works better than other products I’ve used – namely SolarWinds, which is cumbersome and error prone for web app monitoring. SCOM is not. • Improvements to My Organization: It has streamlined alerting and gave us the ability to monitor websites better. • Room for Improvement: Non Windows monitoring is fairly weak. Network device monitoring is not reliable. • Use of Solution: Five years. • Stability Issues: No. • Scalability Issues: No. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Support was mediocre when I had called once or twice. I drove the call ultimately. • Previous Solutions: I used SCOM 2007 prior to 2012. • Initial Setup: It’s complex and somewhat...
Richard Drolet
Real User
Manager of Global Data Center SAP Operations Team at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 18 2016

What is most valuable?

Ability to drill down queries, and wait times using the Query Advice Dashboard.

How has it helped my organization?

We have multiple applications interfacing with our SQL servers, this allowed us to load balance between servers based on performance data... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We find that the price to value ratio is very good. Much less expensive than other products we were considering.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We migrated from Foglight, we were already vested in SolarWinds products, we really switched because it removed complexity and still gave great... more»

What other advice do I have?

We use this tool constantly, all new projects with new SQL Servers now require a license for SolarWinds DB Analyzer in order to meet high... more»
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SQL Sentry
Jason Kim
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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