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Evolutionary Query: The Rise of PostgreSQL

The latest release of SolarWinds® Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) software includes table tuning and index advisors for PostgreSQL—building on DPA’s existing performance monitoring capabilities. Over the last thirty-five years, there’s…

Going Beyond Fixes: DBAs Become Business Leaders

Picture this: you step into your dream DBA job, and everything’s running like a well-oiled machine. Your monitoring tools show you any hiccups before they become full-blown issues. you’ve got…

Database Observability Provides the Features Customers Need for Effective Monitoring

I began working with database customers back in the day with VividCortex until it was purchased by SolarWinds. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to work with tons of our…

Compound Alerts Within Database Observability Drive Actionable Alerting

The latest edition to the SolarWinds® Observability Platform, Database Observability, is live! Previously, you’ve relied on Database Manager to help monitor your database and generate alerts, and while it was…

The Present and Future of Data Management Roles

In January 2015, I wrote about the future of professional database administrators (DBAs) in a three-part series of articles for Database Trends & Applications magazine. Back then I predicted we…

The Future of Database Monitoring – AIOps

IT pros need tools designed to ingest large volumes of data, correlate events across data sources, detect problems, and resolve them with new technologies to support more efficient IT systems.…

SQL Sentry Then and Now Part 2

In my first post, I talked about how SQL Sentry has taken shape over the years. Now we announced SQL Sentry 2023.3, and a lot is changing. In the past,…

Data Transformation in the BFSI Industry: From Hiccups to High Performance

We’ve been watching the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) industry’s rapid evolution over the last decade, and so much of it is thanks to advancements in database technologies. They’re…

SQL Sentry Then and Now

With the release of SQL Sentry 2023.3, I look back at the past 18 years I have worked with the product to admire where it is today versus then. It’s…

The Future of SQL Sentry

This month, I celebrate 11 years of working on SQL Sentry. I started as employee number 15  at SentryOne and then moved through various roles in support, customer success, and…