SQL Server Two Ways – Sam AppInsight For SQL And Database Performance Analyzer
Since SolarWinds acquisition of Confio back in October 2013, customers have asked about the differences between Server & Application Monitor AppInsight for SQL and Database Performance Analyzer (formerly Confio Ignite). Although both products monitor SQL Servers, their purposes are unique and different, two sides of the same coin.
Many of you are already enjoying AppInsight for SQL in SAM 6.0 with its awesome systems-focused views into SQL Server, you’re finding out whose connected and how long, being notified before your database runs out of space, digging into to the error logs, and seeing a plethora of performance statistics. AppInsight for SQL surpasses pure systems monitoring by answering the next question – what queries are slow. But what if you need a deeper dive into to your queries to answer the next set of questions – is this query behaving abnormally? Why is it running slow? Is the user, application or client experiencing poor performance elsewhere?.. or causing it!? You need Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) for this!
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