Applications Manager SQL Server Monitoring software capability helps database administrators monitor the performance and availability of production databases. It is an agentless monitoring solution that provides out-of-the-box performance metrics for ensuring the SQL Server runs efficiently.
Applications Manager provides a web client that helps you visualize and manage MSSQL Server Database farms and provides in-depth SQL monitoring data that helps you make educated decisions about usage patterns, plan capacity and alarm you of impending problems. The Root Cause analysis window helps the SQL Server DBA to troubleshoot performance problems quickly. Additionally the grouping capability helps you to group your databases based on the business process supported and helps the operations team to prioritize alarms as they are received.
SQL server monitoring has the ability to connect to the database source & monitor various system table column values, collect data, etc. and also notify through alarms, if the database system properties are beyond a given threshold.
Some of the components that are monitored in MS SQL database are:
Additionally, Applications Manager also provides the ability to monitor any SQL Query of a MS SQL Database by using the Database Query Monitoring capability. With this, a DBA can monitor additional performance metrics, monitor custom database tables and even monitor and expose Business Metrics to Line of Business Managers. Applications Manager provides you wholesome Windows Monitoring - Windows Server monitorng, Microsoft .NET monitoring along with SQL Server monitoring.
For more information, refer SQL Server Management Online Help.