• Adding Email Notification to Database Alarms

    Foglight ships with a rich set of pre-configured rules to alert you when issues arise with your databases.

    The default action is to put an alarm message on the dashboards within Foglight. Email notifications aren't enabled by default - but it's an easy…

  • Foglight for Oracle - Invalid Objects Filtering

    With Foglight for Oracle, invalid objects are monitored and alerted upon for each schema. While it's possible to exclude schema's from monitoring, this can be tedious if you only have a handful of schema's that need to be monitored.

    There…

  • We Put It On Our Tab – Complementary Oracle Monitoring with Foglight Pt 3 (of 3) – CRS and Exadata

    This blog series discusses each of the ‘tabs’ that can be found on the Database Home page in Foglight for Oracle. These monitoring options come included at no additional cost and illustrate how broad and complete Foglight is as an Oracle monitoring solution…

  • We Put It On Our Tab – Complementary Oracle Monitoring with Foglight Pt 2 – ASM

    This blog series discusses each of the ‘tabs’ that can be found on the Database Home page in Foglight for Oracle.

    Part 1 of the blog covers Foglight’s monitoring for Oracle’s Data Guard.

    https://www.quest.com/community/quest/performance…

  • We Put It On Our Tab – Complementary Oracle Monitoring with Foglight Pt 1 – Data Guard

    Hold on, grammar and spelling enthusiasts. Already, you might be thinking, did he mean ‘Complementary’ or ‘Complimentary’? The answer? YES. This blog series focuses on additional Oracle monitoring capabilities beyond monitoring the Oracle instance…’complementary…

  • Don’t Worry About Your (Con)figure, Have The PI !

    Congratulations! You have Foglight installed and it is collecting meaningful performance data. There’s no doubt it is providing a ‘smorgasbord’ of actionable information about your mission-critical environment. Help yourself to delicious servings of baseline…

  • The Juggling Act of Modern DBAs

    Database performance monitoring can be a real circus! And with an ever-growing amount of technology platforms to manage, we’ve become the ultimate jugglers.  

    Didn’t sign up to be a clown?

    Hey, I know. I didn’t, either. But, listen, sometimes…

  • Diagnosing IO Latency with Foglight for Databases

    Understanding the processes and configurations causing your bottlenecks

    IO is the single most important metric to know for creating optimal performance of your database systems.  To understand it, you’ll need to know the processes, resources and configurations…

  • Meet Our Experts! The Voices behind @QuestExperts on Twitter: Nicola Flucke

    We are lucky enough to work with a number of extremely talented and passionate people. Some of our coworkers have been here for a number of years and have some great stories to tell. We wanted to use this interview as an introduction to one such individual…

  • Foglight for Databases (SQL Server and Oracle): New Release - Version 5.7.5.35

    We are pleased to announce the general availability of Foglight for SQL Server and Foglight for Oracle versions 5.7.5.35.  This release provides the following significant enhancements:

    • Performance Investigator (PI) Advisories - Fully automated engine…
  • Performance Analysis to Performance Investigator - Part 3: Making the Move!

    So you've now taken a look at the architectural differences and enhancements between Performance Analysis and Performance Investigator (if you haven't, check them out here).  You've also hopefully been wow'ed by the new and enhanced features that…