Performance Optimization For Every Database Instance
DPA is a tool that has helped thousands of organizations improve application performance and fix problems for which it was very hard to find a root cause. Since I joined SolarWinds five months ago, I have heard many times from customers, “This is the best tool I have used.” With the licensing changes, we want to expand the number of teams that can take advantage of DPA.
First, we are aligning DPA licensing with how IT organizations are evolving. Traditionally, enterprise software has been licensed per core. Virtualization, cloud and modern microprocessor technologies have made the concept of core ambiguous or irrelevant. So we’ve transitioned DPA to a 100% instance-based licensing model for all our supported databases: SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase and IBM DB2. With instance-based licensing, we’ve eliminated the complexity of figuring out how many cores are supporting a database.
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