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5 Monitoring Myths That Deserve to Be Busted

There’s no doubt that effective application performance management can be a daunting goal. As businesses have demanded increasingly complex tasks from their technology, the solutions required to keep their systems…

SQL Injection Detection and Alerting are Vital For Secure Data

The Mossack Fonesca “Panama Papers” hack is the latest security breach to drive home how much an impact an SQL injection can have on modern-day organizations. Though that hack ultimately…

SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor Doesn’t Do Root Cause Analysis… and That’s a Good Thing

Root cause mentality is the idea that when an issue appears within a system, it’s always possible to find a single, underlying reason why, if you just dig deep enough.…

Why Adaptive Fault Detection is Powerful and Unique

Adaptive Fault Detection is a patented, algorithm-based technology and one of the important central components of the SolarWinds® Database Performance Monitor (DPM). Unlike other monitoring methodologies — such as anomaly…

5 Database Insights Easy to See with SolarWinds Database Peformance Monitor SaaS Monitoring

There are manifold ways to collect, visualize, and analyze data… but not all methods are equally useful. SolarWinds® Database Performance Monitor (DPM) however, is singular as a database-centric SaaS monitoring…

To Build or To Buy? That Is The Question

Upon a big period of self-reflection recently, it dawned on me that this year presents a huge tipping point in my life. That tipping point is the amount of time…

Using SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor to Help Optimize MySQL Configuration

Many users new to MySQL will find themselves overwhelmed when tasked with configuring their system for best performance. It doesn’t need to be intimidating, however. MySQL offers nearly 400 settings…

SolarWinds’ Database Performance Monitor SQL Injection Detection

For data-driven applications, security is of absolute importance. Virtually all modern tech-driven organizations must treat the protection of sensitive information as an imperative. At SolarWinds, we know that our customers…

Why Use Slow Query Logs When There’s SolarWinds Database Performance Monitor?

At SolarWinds, we believe that database monitoring can be much, much better than what many people currently settle for. In fact, we know that monitoring needs to be better —…

Common UI Performance Problems in Angular Apps

In this post, we analyze some performance issues we recently fixed in our web app common in AngularJS apps. We also discuss the tools we used to find and diagnose…