SQL Monitor 12 Documentation
Published 21 October 2021
SQL Monitor is a SQL Server monitoring and alerting tool, designed to allow Ops teams to supervise many SQL Server instances across different networks, hosted on "bare metal" servers, in Virtual Machines, or in the cloud. For more information, or to download SQL Monitor, go to the SQL Monitor product page .
Using SQL Monitor
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With these free video courses learn how to utilize your SQL Monitor tool to its full effect and help your team find issues before they become problems by proactively monitoring your estate.
In this course take a tour of the SQL Monitor GUI including an overview of the global dashboard and some basics on alerts, reports, and estate management.
This course will walk you through installation and configuration, including how to install multiple base monitors and multiple dashboards.
This course gives you a basic introduction to how metrics and alerts work in SQL Monitor and how to start setting them up. Learn about availability groups, support for elastic pools, and custom metrics.
Once you are up and running with SQL Monitor you can get some more advanced tips from Grant in this course. Learn to tune alerts, set up custom metrics, find community metrics and automate the tuning of alerts with Powershell API (requires Redgate customer account to watch).
Once you have watched our basic courses you can advance on to this course where Kathi Kellenberger goes into more detail about Extended Events (requires Redgate customer account to watch).