Quest Foglight for Databases Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Manager of Global Data Center SAP Operations Team at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 18 2016

What do you think of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer?

Valuable Features: Ability to drill down queries, and wait times using the Query Advice Dashboard. • Improvements to My Organization: We have multiple applications interfacing with our SQL servers, this allowed us to load balance between servers based on performance data gathered about all applications. I love the ability to very easily see graphical trends. • Use of Solution: 2 years approximately, we started with a small number of SQL servers, now we have added Oracle Enterprise servers. We compared with our existing Foglight solutions and our DBA opted for migrating to SolarWinds. • Deployment Issues: No • Stability Issues: No • Scalability Issues: No • Customer Service: Has been good, but for this product, we have not had any issues requiring...
Real User
Cloud Database Administrator at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

I love the customization of the alerts. We created several stored procedures/functions that would query multiple DMV’s and alert if a certain threshold was reached. However, since new DMV’s are added, or older ones are adjusted, it caused too... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Baselining our SQL Servers has made a huge impact.

What needs improvement?

Some more granularity in alerting. We created several stored procedures/functions that would query multiple DMV’s and alert if a certain threshold was reached. However, since new DMV’s are added, or older ones are adjusted, it caused too much... more»
SQL Sentry
User
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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