A good database monitoring solution is necessary for any SQL Server 2008 query performance tuning project. Not knowing the SQL statements that impact your end-users, results in spends a lot of time optimizing SQL statements, ultimately making no difference to application performance. It therefore crucial to know exactly where to start, prior to undertaking any SQL Server 2008 query performance tuning project.
Database monitoring tools like AppDynamics for Databases enable you to detect bottlenecks in your application and also learn how they impact the application, end-users and the business. Here's why companies like Betfair choose AppDynamics to improve database performance:
Easy to use
With Appdynamics SQL Server 2008 query performance tuning has never been easier. AppDynamics for Databases helps application teams and DBAs quickly identify and troubleshoot all long-running SQL queries in just a matter of seconds.
AppDynamics for Databases run in high-volume production environments with an overhead that's less than 1 percent on your application.
You can seamlessly monitor all database platforms from an easy, single-pane-of-glass view, and toggle between database monitoring and application monitoring with a single click.
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