SQL Sentry Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of SQL Sentry competitors and alternatives
Real User
Oracle DBA at Group Dynamite Inc
Dec 09 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable is when a client calls us to tell us the performance is really bad, I can quickly go on to OEM and see which SQL is causing the problem. I can drill down. I can quickly apply a profile to that SQL. The only drawback that I... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As I’ve mentioned, the biggest benefit is being able to pinpoint a performance issue very quickly, and be able to react to it very quickly.

What needs improvement?

One of the things I'd like to see is for profiles to be dynamic. That would be really great, where you don't have to tell the user, "Stop whatever you're doing and restart your job." To me, that would be highest on my list of improvements.... more»
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...
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.

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