Here are four key areas where improved monitoring means better network performance and less stress for you and your users.
Firefighting mode is a familiar state of existence for DBAs. You configure your alerts and alarms as best you can, then come in in the morning (or get up in the middle of the night) to stamp out those fires. But which are really the hottest? Which can burn a little longer while others get immediate attention? Some DBAs just work down the list, addressing issues in order of occurrence, but this can be a mistake when better solutions are available. Correctly assessing and prioritizing your firefighting activities depends on not only instantaneity and granularity, but a quick and durable method or tool for prioritization.