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How to Find a Quicker
Path Through the
Alert/Alarm Jungle
SQL Server DBA Professionals
Feeling outnumbered?

In environments that see the SQL DBA
outnumbered five to ten times by servers, efficient
monitoring ...
Feeling lost?

How do you make SQL Server management more
efficient when most days feel like you’re lost in a
jungle, with...
You can’t boil the ocean

The fact is, the “boil the ocean” approach to SQL
Server troubleshooting and diagnostics just is...
Prioritize first

Drilling down into details is something you can do
with a lot more confidence if your SQL tools have
hel...
A map through the jungle

Your SQL Server monitoring and diagnostic tool
should give you an extremely simple and intuitive...
There’s a better way
If your SQL Server
“jungle” spans a wide
area and your alerts and
alarms are numerous,
there’s a bett...
There’s a better way

Now users of SQL Server Management Studio can
monitor all their connections via a
heatmap, alarms li...
There’s a better way

The powerful monitoring features communicate
important information regarding the status of
connectio...
Learn More
Click to learn more about SQL Server monitoring
tools.
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How To Find a Quicker Path Through the Alert/Alarm Jungle

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How do you make SQL Server management more efficient when most days feel like you’re lost in a jungle, with alerts and alarms clamoring for your attention from all corners of the environment? The right SQL tools are your guide through the jungle.
The fact is, the “boil the ocean” approach to SQL Server troubleshooting and diagnostics just isn’t feasible. As a SQL DBA, you simply cannot afford to be bombarded with 50 potential problems and be able to effectively prioritize them and focus on the most critical ones.

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How To Find a Quicker Path Through the Alert/Alarm Jungle

  1. 1. How to Find a Quicker Path Through the Alert/Alarm Jungle SQL Server DBA Professionals
  2. 2. Feeling outnumbered? In environments that see the SQL DBA outnumbered five to ten times by servers, efficient monitoring and troubleshooting are more important than ever. This feeling is compounded for those among us who are accidental DBAs. 2 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  3. 3. Feeling lost? How do you make SQL Server management more efficient when most days feel like you’re lost in a jungle, with alerts and alarms clamoring for your attention from all corners of the environment? The right SQL tools are your guide through the jungle. 3 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  4. 4. You can’t boil the ocean The fact is, the “boil the ocean” approach to SQL Server troubleshooting and diagnostics just isn’t feasible. As a SQL DBA, you simply cannot afford to be bombarded with 50 potential problems and be able to effectively prioritize them and focus on the most critical ones. 4 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  5. 5. Prioritize first Drilling down into details is something you can do with a lot more confidence if your SQL tools have helped you prioritize first. You’ll be more assured of not chasing a dead end (or an issue that should be resolved later) and know you’re working on the highest priority stuff first. Dell’s monitoring and prioritization tools put you three clicks from a solution. Download Now 5 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  6. 6. A map through the jungle Your SQL Server monitoring and diagnostic tool should give you an extremely simple and intuitive view of what the priority issues are, with rapid drill-down into critical details. What you currently have to do: • • • 6 Discover which instance needs attention first See the performance history of a SQL Server instance, system waits and I/O latency Get comprehensive information on query performance Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  7. 7. There’s a better way If your SQL Server “jungle” spans a wide area and your alerts and alarms are numerous, there’s a better way: Monitoring systems available now can deliver quick, readily digestible graphical views of your environment, its health, and performance – such as innovative “heat map” representations – that can cut your investigative time from hours to seconds. 7 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  8. 8. There’s a better way Now users of SQL Server Management Studio can monitor all their connections via a heatmap, alarms list, and realtime diagnostics for FREE. Once installed and configured, users can monitor their connections immediately. Download Now 8 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  9. 9. There’s a better way The powerful monitoring features communicate important information regarding the status of connections. Severity is color coded so it’s easy to see at a glance what needs your attention. Download FREE Plugin You also get a FREE system health Check, performance health analysis, and comprehensive information about your most expensive queries. Learn More 9 Understanding Query Execution Plans Global Marketing
  10. 10. Learn More Click to learn more about SQL Server monitoring tools. To read the original post Click Here.

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