Azure SQL Performance Tuning

Optimize and tune Azure SQL database performance

Microsoft Azure SQL has experienced exponential growth. Can you monitor and optimize those workloads?

SolarWinds knows a lot about database performance management because we’ve provided monitoring and optimization solutions for SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and more for years, regardless of where they reside.

Our in-depth Azure SQL database and system coverage is second to none. We’ve been in database performance management for over a decade and have taken a consistent approach by monitoring the most critical performance metrics and counters, while providing a standard set of insights and features across database platforms specifically for Azure SQL. Our holistic approach includes performance monitoring into Azure SQL query performance, I/O tuning, throughput, and more.

With either choice, you win.

  • Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) supports a broad set of database platforms including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, and others. Deep Azure SQL query tuning and analysis combined with machine learning and SolarWinds® Orion® Platform integration deliver end-to-end IT performance management.
  • Database Performance Monitor (DPM) is an Azure SQL monitoring solution and delivers a SaaS-based interface useful for DBAs, SysAdmins, developers, and SREs. DPM provides both system and database monitoring and analysis for leading additional databases, including PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, and more.


Database Performance Analyzer

Starts at $2,107

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Database Performance Monitor

Starts at $2,840

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Deployment Model
Data Collection
Real-time and historical monitoring
System and core MySQL metrics
Machine learning anomaly detection
Integrated VM metrics and event analysis
Before and After Time Comparison
Customizable dashboards and notebooks

Database Performance Analyzer

Database Performance Analyzer

DBAs are under pressure to manage more database instances across multiple database platforms. With SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA), they can take a consistent approach to database performance management capable of pinpointing performance problems typically in minutes with features like anomaly detection powered by machine learning, historical analysis, and real-time analysis.
Some key features of DPA include:

  • Multidimensional query analysis with expert query tuning advice
  • Custom alerts, metrics, and reporting
  • Integrated VMware monitoring and analysis
  • Simple, agentless install with less than 1% overhead
  • Broad database platform coverage, including on-premises and cloud

Database Performance Monitor

Database Performance Monitor

System administrators, DBAs, and developers who need real-time and historical stats for their databases and system infrastructure can benefit from DPM. The intuitive interface supports cross-functional teams working together to ensure database health and performance and successful code deployment.
Key features of DPM include:

  • Both system and database metrics for insights into overall health
  • Custom alerts and dashboards
  • Time comparison to measure before and after query performance
  • Scalable SaaS platform for cross-functional teams
  • Broad database platform coverage, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, and more