Comparing time ranges

This page applies to SQL Monitor 3.3 and 3.4. SQL Monitor 3.5 uses baselines for comparison.

For information about comparing in SQL Monitor 3.5, see Using a baseline for comparison.

For information about comparing in SQL Monitor 3.2 and earlier, see Analyzing metric data.

Comparing time ranges in SQL Monitor 3.3

You can use the Time range drop-down list to compare how your servers were performing in relation to the same time period from the last hour, day, week or month. Your options for comparison are as follows:

Comparing time ranges in SQL Monitor 3.4

You can use the Compare button to compare how your servers were performing in relation to another time range of the same length.

When comparing, you can change the time range selected in the Show line as usual.

By default, you compare the time range selected with the time range immediately before it. To change the time range that the first time range is being compared with, use the Compare with drop-down menu, date/time pickers, or paging buttons.

To go back to comparing the time range selected with the time range immediately before it, in the Compare with drop-down menu, select Previous period.


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