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SQL Monitor 3.5 – Baselines

The latest version of SQL Monitor has a new ‘baseline’ feature on the Analysis page. This is the third successive release this year aimed at helping to determine if a metric is ‘normal’ and follows the improvements to the time navigation controls and the ability to display multiple metrics on the same Analysis graph. This [...]
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SQL Monitor 3.4 – Analysis Improvements

For the most recent release of SQL Monitor, version 3.4, we’ve focused on making further improvements to the Analysis feature. The previous release, version 3.3, introduced the ability to add multiple metrics for comparison, to make it easier to see correlations and aberrations. Having identified interesting peaks and troughs, we now want to help answer [...]
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SQL Monitor 3.3 – Analysis Improvements

We’ve just released a new version of SQL Monitor, version 3.3 This release features some improvements to the Analysis feature. We’ve had a number of requests, including a well-supported suggestion on UserVoice, that we allow the selection of multiple counters. Multiple metrics Viewing multiple metrics could be achieved by adding separate graphs for each metric, [...]
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Release 3.2.1.231

We’ve recently pushed out a minor release – version number 3.2.1.231 It contains the following two fixes: IE 10 – SQL Monitor UI now works on IE 10 SQL Monitor will now be able to monitor SQL Server 2012 which has AlwaysOn availability group feature turned on To take advantage of the Availability Group feature [...]
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SQL Monitor – development update

Here’s an update on what the SQL Monitor Development Team have been working on just recently for version 3.2 and beyond. Custom metrics library Since developing the custom metrics feature, we’ve seen it put to some interesting uses, ranging from simple but effective reality checks (Time since last restore) to complex scripts giving insights into [...]
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SQL Monitor 3.1 released

We’ve just released SQL Monitor 3.1 – here’s a look at the new features and how we developed them… Next we would like ‘Next’… For version 3 of SQL Monitor we used UserVoice so people could tell us what they wanted to see in the next version of SQLMonitor. The most requested feature was to [...]
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SQL Monitor v3 Early Access Program update

Last week we sent out the third of our Early Access Program releases (you can still sign up for the SQL Monitor EAP and get the latest release). There is a new feature – user roles – and an update to the custom metrics and alerts feature. User roles: The most requested feature via SQL [...]
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SQL Monitor v3 Early Access Program

December last year saw the first release of the SQL Monitor v3 Early Access Program (EAP). This is a way for us to release early builds of what will become the next version of SQL Monitor, and allow people to use it and give us feedback while we’re still developing the software. The comments and [...]
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Win a trip into space

Red Gate Software has teamed up with Space Adventures to offer one lucky DBA a ticket into space. Complete our video quiz, and you could be the winner. Aside from the grand prize, there’s a discount on Red Gate tools available for anyone who enters, rewards for the finalists, and a free eBook for everyone [...]
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SQL Monitor v3 Early Access Program

We are currently developing a ‘custom alerts’ feature to make SQL Monitor 3.0 more customisable to user’s needs, and we are looking for people to help us shape this for the next release. You get to try the latest versions of the feature and your feedback will help us develop it further. The EAP will [...]
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