Database Monitoring Course

1
Training Unit
3.5
Hours Duration
½
Day Course
Virtual
+ Lab Instruction

Database Monitoring Course Overview

This half-day course is designed for users who want to learn how to expand AppDynamics to include database monitoring, and gain visibility into SQL & Stored Procedures, execution plans, wait states, resource consumption, database objects, schema statistics, and more. You will learn how to install and configure Database Monitoring on your instance, as well as how to proactively tune and fix database issues before they affect your end users.

Using real system scenarios, you will learn how to use Database Monitoring to debug slow queries, create database health rules using database metrics, and create custom database dashboards to easily monitor key metrics at a glance.

Available Course Dates

AppDynamics Node Pattern
December 9
9AM - 12PM
PST
AppDynamics Node Pattern
January 13
9AM - 12PM
PST

Who Is This Course For?

This course is designed for users or teams who already have some understanding of AppDynamics. Students should have completed one of our Operators, Developers or Power User courses.

Students should have a solid understanding of controller navigation, data collectors, health rules, policies, and actions. You should also have a familiarity of how databases and SQL statements work.  A series of hands-on exercises will ensure that you leave the course knowing how to access and leverage the database metrics you need to keep your application running efficiently.

Database Monitoring Course Agenda

  • Overview of DB Monitoring
  • Architecture and Implementation
  • APM Integration
  • Performance Tuning
  • Health Rules and Custom Dashboards

AppDynamics courses are Instructor led either onsite or virtually and include student lab practice following each instructor demo. The lab exercises link theory to practice and make sure you leave the training with the ability to use AppDynamics to the fullest.

What You Will Learn In The Database Monitoring Course

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Download, install, and configure Database Monitoring
  • Correlate individual transaction snapshots with specific database queries to assist in troubleshooting slow or error transactions
  • Collect information to assist in overall performance tuning of databases
  • Create health rules and custom dashboards based on a combination of individual business transaction metrics, database metrics, and hardware metrics
  • Implement and appropriately scale the Database Monitoring product

What's Unique in this Database Monitoring Course?

The Database Monitoring course includes everything you need to know about the database monitoring application - from installation to creating health rules and custom dashboards - all from the AppDynamics interface you already use. Learn to build dashboards using database metrics that allow you to monitor and troubleshoot database issues from a single page.

AppDynamics Instructors

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AppDynamics courses are Instructor-led either onsite or virtually and include student lab practice following each instructor demo. All lab exercises link theory to practice and make sure you leave the training with the ability to use AppDynamics to the fullest.