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Foglight for Sybase

Scalable, Web-Based, 24x7 Database Monitoring

No other Sybase database monitoring tool has the power to accelerate problem resolution like Foglight® for Sybase. It provides constant remote database monitoring and correlates performance data from across your technology stack. It guides you through response time and wait event analyses, so you instantly understand existing and developing database performance conditions. Plus, our IntelliProfile technology ensures a thriving post-change database environment to help eliminate deployment risks. Foglight for Sybase empowers you to take action immediately and maximize your Sybase database resources.


  • Global View – Determine your most critical instance alarms and immediately take action to resolve performance issues, both for Sybase and across other database platforms.
  • Built-In Intelligence – Understand the health and activity of your Sybase enterprise with a variety of integrated management and performance views, as well as pop-up advice with correlated workflows.
  • Adaptive Baselines – Track performance using automatic detection and calculation of normal ranges for all metrics, and receive alerts about deviations from normal activity.
  • Automatic Instance Discovery – Deploy Foglight capabilities rapidly and painlessly with automatic instance discovery or specific hosts. Manually add instances as needed.
  • Rich Historical Data – Navigate easily through performance diagnostics and alarm data to resolve recent performance issues from any drill-down screen.
  • Enterprise Configuration Management – Centralize administration and configuration, and customize individual connections.
  • Alarm Workflow – Manage and annotate alarms, set up blackouts, and search for past solutions.
  • Easy Integration – Integrate Foglight for Sybase seamlessly with other end-to-end enterprise monitors.
  • Wait-State Analysis – Diagnose wait statistics to easily determine where waits are occurring and what is causing the event.
  • Wizard-Driven Installation – Use a powerful wizard to easily install and configure Foglight as a stand-alone solution, or add Sybase monitoring to your existing infrastructure.
  • Drag-and-Drop Reporting – Create custom views and reports using the data collected by Foglight.

Sys Reqs

System Requirements

The Foglight Cartridge for Sybase must be installed onto an already running Foglight Management Server, and requires that the Foglight Agent Manager be installed on all the hosts that you want to monitor.

To learn about the system requirements for these components, refer to the Foglight Release Notes and Foglight System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.

Hardware Requirements

For the hardware requirements of Foglight Cartridge for Sybase, refer to the Supported Platforms table.

For the Foglight Management Server hardware requirements, refer to the Foglight System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.

Software Requirements

For the Foglight Cartridge for Sybase 5.5.5 to operate properly, the Foglight Management Server must be running 5.5.5 or later.

Supported Platforms

Before installing Foglight Cartridge for Sybase 5.5.5, ensure your system meets the following minimum platform support requirements:

Operating System
Replication Server
Primary Adaptive Server
ASE through 15.5
AIX 5.2
Not supported
AIX 5.3, 6.1
12.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2
HP-UX 11.11.11
12.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.1
Linux Red Hat with kernel level 2.4
12.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2
Linux Red Hat with kernel level 2.6
12.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2
Solaris 2.10 on Intel/X86
12.5, 12.6, 15.0  to 15.2
Sun Solaris 2.8, 2.9, 2.10
12.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2
Windows 2000 SP4 and Windows 2003
12.5.3 to 15.2,
15.0.3 supported only for ASE 15.0.3 EBF16550 ESD#1
Windows 2003 64Bit12.5.3 to 15.2,
15.0.3 supported only for ASE 15.0.3 EBF16550 ESD#1
Windows 200812.5.3 to 15.2,
15.0.2/EBF 15963 ESD#5 and
15.0.2/EBF 15963 ESD#6

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