The only tool you need
to isolate, analyze and enhance
your database performance
DBAs often meet common issues:
‐ Decline in their information systems performance.
‐ Systems can rapidly get out of hand as the number
of users increase. For Oracle Database
‐ Internet applications make it difficult to assess
total amount of users which increases as database
8i and later version
‐ Due to constant evolution, applications and
systems become increasingly complex and difficult ROI: Save Time and Money
to monitor or tune. ‐ SQL Shot is extremely easy and fast to install and tune
‐ A single query could instantly block a whole work ‐ No heavy and expensive training needed as you change
flow (like order entry), a departmental application, your system or your team.
or an entire enterprise information system ‐ No Overhead costs.
‐ Decrease in productivity. ‐ Easy to use and highly graphical interface.
‐ Waste of time and money looking for performance ‐ NO gigabytes of raw data, only the accurate issues are
‐ Improve DBA efficiency for Performance & Tuning tasks.
It is imperative to put high quality and high ‐ The DBAs will be able to choose the best suited
performing applications into service. configurations.
It takes a proactive performance and tuning ‐ Decision‐makers will be able to assess the level of
assessment of your server based environment to investments and resources needed.
ensure this quality and deliver a sound, well tuned
SQL and database layer. We laser focus on isolating performance issues and
improving database performance:
SQL Shot makes it possible to increase your company’s ‐ Increase accuracy when looking for performance issues.
productivity and the quality of your services by ‐ Fast performance issue causes identification.
responding faster to your users needs. ‐ Less time spent looking for performance issues.
‐ More time to diagnose and fix these issues.
SQL Shot : the Performance & Tuning solution ‐ Log performance issues and keep track records.
‐ Immediate isolation of poor performing SQL
‐ Applications’ response time can be fully assessed
‐ Applications are monitored in live production
‐ Implement and verify optimization strategies
‐ Immediately pinpoints the cause of any response
time slowdown, allowing quick diagnoses and fixes
‐ Analyzes performance bottlenecks with optimal
‐ Log only needed and comprehensive information
(DABs can set up what and when queries are
‐ Work on the log files with SQL Shot with the same
features and ease as in the live mode.
Non intrusive: Performance indicators capture:
‐ SQL Shot is a tool that blends in perfectly with The query performance indicators are as follows:
your existing architecture. ‐ Process ID
‐ It is completely transparent to all Microsoft SQL ‐ Login name
Server™ based application configurations. ‐ Host name
‐ Program name
‐ It is easy to set up across your application
‐ Query execution date/time
landscape such as E‐business, Data Warehouse,
‐ Elapsed time
transactional and batch applications, among ‐ SQL batch text sent by the application
others. ‐ SQL statement
‐ SQL Shot does not interfere with the monitored ‐ Execution plan
processes. ‐ Procedure, trigger or function
‐ Thanks to its plug‐and‐play set‐up, your ‐ Logical I/Os
architecture does not require any adjustment or ‐ Physical I/Os
change. ‐ CPU time
‐ Blocking session
‐ SQL Shot does not need to be installed on the
‐ SQL statement’s executions count
‐ It does not require the set‐up of a Profiler.
The metrics of the server instance are as follows:
‐ Since SQL Shot does not affect the servers, you
‐ CPU ratio
can leave the monitoring process of the queries ‐ Buffer cache ratio
active at all times. ‐ Plan cache ratio
‐ SQL Shot uses a very low amount of overhead ‐ Lock requests
(5 to 8 % of resources). ‐ Lock waits
‐ Log waits
We laser focus on performance: ‐ Page reads
‐ Network packets I/Os
‐ By adopting a preventative approach to ‐ Deadlocks
performance, you have what it takes to master
the computing potential needed for the tasks at SQL Shot is also available for:
hand, to deal with the usage frequency of the ‐ Microsoft SQL Server
business functions, to anticipate set‐backs, and to (from 2005 to 2008 R2)
come up with appropriate improvements.
‐ Thanks to the filter, sorting, and data exporting
functions, as well as the graphs available in the
program, you will be able to produce performance ‐ Sybase ASE (from 11.5 to 15.5)
graphs tailored to your clients’ needs or specific to
the applications used. Front‐end requirements:
‐ You will be able to focus on the worst performing
Windows (XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, 7)
queries that are consuming the most resources.
‐ Designers will be able to optimize the physical
database design (tables and indexes). Get your 30‐day free evaluation version:
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