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Monitoring Distributed SQL Servers using SQL Monitor

Many organizations are experiencing rapid expansion and diversification of their SQL Server estate to include Cloud, VMWare and other platforms, alongside traditional on-premise servers. This article explains the basic architecture and components of SQL Monitor, and then how to set up a distributed monitoring solution.  Read more...
By 2018/05/22 | Source: Redgate | Category: monitor
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The State of SQL Server Monitoring 2018

Over 600 technology professionals who work in organizations that use SQL Server recently responded to our survey to discover the current state of SQL Server monitoring.  Read more...
By 2018/05/21 | Source: Redgate | Category: monitoring
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Detecting Problems on Databases that use Snapshot-based Transaction Isolation

If you’re using SQL Server’s Read Committed Snapshot Isolation level (RCSI) to avoid long waits for a blocked resource, then you’ll want to monitor for possible side effects. This article describes one way to monitor for such problems, using an alert on version_ghost_record_count, to warn us when the number of row versions in tempdb is getting very high.  Read more...
By 2018/04/26 | Source: Redgate | Category: read committed snapshot isolation
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Custom Metrics for Detecting Problems with Ad-hoc Queries

A common SQL Server crime is the unnecessary overuse of ad-hoc queries by applications. In this article, Phil Factor shares some custom queries for monitoring problems that can be caused by this.  Read more...
By 2018/04/23 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: monitoring
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Monitoring and Troubleshooting Deadlocks with SQL Monitor

This article will discuss why deadlocks occur, why they require immediate investigation by the DBA, and the diagnostic data required to troubleshoot them.  Read more...
By 2018/03/26 | Source: Redgate | Category: deadlocks
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Investigating problems with ad-hoc queries using SQL Monitor

There is nothing wrong with the principle of using ad-hoc queries; one can use them occasionally and perfectly legitimately. However, when ad-hoc queries run as part of a processes that does database operations iteratively, row-by-agonizing-row, they can be one of the most unremitting ways of sapping the performance of a SQL Server instance.  Read more...
By 2018/03/20 | Source: Redgate | Category: ad hoc queries
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How to monitor the impact of patching on SQL Server performance

In this article, Redgate use the Spectre/Meltdown bugs as means to demonstrate how you can use a tool like SQL Monitor to assess the impact of patching on your SQL Server estate.  Read more...
By 2018/02/13 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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Free webinar: Change your SQL Server troubleshooting from reactive to proactive with a monitoring tool

Redgate’s James King and Ben Emmett will demonstrate how to troubleshoot your SQL Server estate, and discuss how it shouldn’t be about reacting to problems when they occur, but rather having the tools to make proactive decisions to plan ahead, identify potential disruptions, fix common problems and make improvements.   Read more...
By 2018/02/01 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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How SQL Monitor Monitors Azure-based SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances

This article will show you how to set up SQL Monitor to monitor Azure-based clustered instances right alongside your on-premise clusters.  Read more...
By 2018/01/10 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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Alert Inbox Grouping Preview in SQL Monitor

The SQL Monitor team are hard at work, improving how you manage your alerts. Find out more about the changes they're making, and how you can try an online demo of the new features now.  Read more...
By 2017/11/13 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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SQL Monitor Quick Tip: Using the SQL static code analysis performance rules

This quick tip will review how SQL Monitor 7 has incorporated SQL Code Guard’s built-in set of Performance Rules for static code analysis. These rules are designed to highlight SQL syntax that could potential cause performance problems, and so indicate ways to improve the overall quality and performance of the workload, over time.  Read more...
By 2017/10/26 | Source: Redgate | Category: static code analysis
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Unearthing Bad Deployments with SQL Monitor and Redgate’s Database DevOps Tools

Sudden performance issues in SQL Server can have many causes, ranging all the way from malfunctioning hardware, through to simple misconfiguration, or perhaps just end users doing things they shouldn’t. But one particularly common culprit is when deployments go wrong: I don’t know a single DBA who hasn’t been burned by a bad release.  Read more...
By 2017/10/09 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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SQL Monitor plans for the second half of 2017

SQL Monitor’s dev team has made huge improvements to the product over the last year. In the first half of 2017 alone, they released reporting capabilities, support for collecting metrics from VMWare hosts, significant improvements to performance and scalability, improved configurability of alerts, as well as dozens of smaller enhancements. Since we’re about half way through 2017, it’s time to talk about the plans for the rest of the year.  Read more...
By 2017/08/03 | Source: Redgate | Category: redgate
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VMware monitoring in SQL Monitor

The Redgate SQL Monitor team has been looking into how you can more effectively monitor SQL Server running on a virtual machine, and are pleased to announce that they've begun this by introducing support for VMware in SQL Monitor version 7.0.11. Find out more about the beta feature in this blog post.  Read more...
By 2017/06/09 | Source: Redgate | Category: monitoring
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Troubleshooting a painful query using execution plans in SQL Monitor

When something's wrong with your database you need to be able to identify the primary pain points within SQL Server and get to the root cause of the problem fast. Grant Fritchey explains how you can use execution plans inside SQL Monitor to help quickly and simply identify the problem.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/12/09 | Source: Redgate | Category: execution plans
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How to fix SQL Server deadlocks with monitoring

Learn about deadlocks and how you might better troubleshoot the issues involved.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/04/12 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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SQL Server Performance Troubleshooting with SQL Monitor 5

Any SQL Server monitoring tool must gather the metrics that will allow a DBA to diagnose CPU, memory or I/O issues on their SQL Servers. It should also provide a set of accurate, reliable, configurable alerts that will inform the DBA of any abnormal or undesirable conditions and properties, as well as specific errors, on any of the monitored servers. This article provides an in-depth guide to the monitoring and alerting functionality available in one such tool, Redgate SQL Monitor. It focuses on the latest edition (5.0), which includes several key new features, such as performance diagnosis using wait statistics, the ability to compare to baselines, and more.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2016/02/29 | Source: SimpleTalk | Category: troubleshooting
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SQL Monitor Custom Metric: Table size (MB)

This metric is useful if you want to know exactly how much physical space a particular table is taking up, including the size of its indexes.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/07/21 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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Monitoring Availability Groups with Redgate SQL Monitor

Anthony Nocentino, experienced Enterprise Architect and Friend of Redgate, explains the challenges presented by monitoring Availability Groups and shows you a technique for monitoring AG replication latency with Redgate SQL Monitor and its Custom Metric functionality.  Read more...
By Anthony Nocentino 2015/07/07 | Source: Redgate | Category: sql monitor
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SQL Monitor Custom Metric: Memory Used By Ad Hoc Queries Running Once

This metric measures the amount of memory used by the total number of ad-hoc queries that are currently in the plan cache. If the value is high, it indicates memory is being wasted by storing the execution plans of queries that will never be run more than one time.  Read more...
By Press Release 2015/06/25 | Category: sql monitor
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