SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer Competitors and Alternatives

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Lead Database Administrator
Nov 03 2017

What do you think of Oracle Enterprise Manager?

Valuable Features The speed at which I can drill down to isolate issues. • Improvements to My Organization As a troubleshooter, I was able to quickly resolve memory issues. Finding the top 10 longest running queries helped to control query performance issues.  • Room for Improvement Metrics settings could be improved to be more intuitive. Installation process could be easier.  There could be better configuration documentation. • Use of Solution 10 years. • Deployment Issues No issues. • Stability Issues Stability is good. No issues. • Scalability Issues I do not have a need for this product's scalability. • Previous Solutions No. • Initial Setup It was complex. The installation document was tough to understand. • Implementation Team I...
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.
DBA Consultant at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 26 2018

What is most valuable?

* Indexing and locking analyses * The ability to generate optimize scripts. * The prioritized recommendations are nice to have. Furthermore, you can have multiple scans archived when comparing the tracing from a baseline perspective. Two... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have instructed our service desk to start capturing with SQL Doctor when performance issues are being called in. Therefore, we do not miss the crucial data from that specific moment. The senior analysts then can do their analyses afterwards.

What needs improvement?

SQL Doctor should be improved in Availability Groups, mirroring, and clustering analyses. We mostly see index and query plan analyses. It should be broader than this.

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