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Foglight for SQL Server

Proactively tune your SQL Server databases for more uptime and better performance. With Foglight® for SQL Server, you can quickly diagnose and resolve SQL Server performance problems and optimize your workloads to prevent future issues. This SQL Server tuning tool includes real-time and historical diagnostics, reporting and more, so you can confidently ensure the health of your entire database environment.
Foglight for SQL Server
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Ensure SQL Server health with real-time diagnostics, SQL Server performance tuning and more

Your SQL Server environment continues to grow and you’re working harder than ever to improve SQL Server performance. But you can’t fix what you can’t see. Once a SQL Server performance problem occurs, you’re already in reactive mode, spending time fixing issues instead of innovating and preventing problems. But what if you had a better SQL Server performance monitor? Switching from subpar SQL Server tuning tools to a more powerful, all-inclusive solution would enable you to proactively manage SQL Server health.

Key benefits

Global view

See critical issues across platforms and take immediate action to improve SQL Server performance.

Built-in intelligence

Understand health and activity at a glance. Get pop-up advice with workflows. Simplify SQL Server performance tuning.

Adaptive baselines

Receive alerts when activity deviates from normal metrics.

Rich historical data

Resolve SQL Server performance issues through diagnostics and alarm data from any drilldown screen.

Drag-and-drop reporting

Use data you have collected to develop customized views and reports.

SQL workload analytics

Investigate workload by drilling into data on users, programs, SQL and sessions.

Historical lock analysis

Resolve concurrency issues with historical reviews of blocking-lock scenarios.

Automated change tracking

See changes to server, instance, database and schema environments and SQL degradations.

Reduce mean time to resolution

With Query Insights, you can easily narrow the scope of analysis and quickly pinpoint queries causing issues. 

Supported platforms

No matter which database platforms you use, Foglight can help you monitor, predict, diagnose and resolve database performance issues quickly. Foglight offers comprehensive support for cloud databases - including: Amazon RDS, Azure SQL DB (single/elastic pools), Azure SQL Managed Instance and more.

Foglight solves common DBA Challenges








Comparison reporting

Identify the root cause of a performance deviation in your application environment.

Wait-event analysis

View wait-event data at the statement level to resolve resource-related performance problems.

Automatic instance discovery

Rapidly deploy through automated discovery of instances and specific hosts.

Alarm workflow

Search for past solutions, set up blackouts and manage your alarms.

Easy integration

Integrate your other end-to-end enterprise monitors seamlessly.

Wait-state analysis

Determine the location and cause of waits by diagnosing your wait statistics.

Wizard-driven installation

You can easily add database monitoring to your infrastructure or configure as a standalone solution.

Powerful performance investigation

Proactively optimize performance with an analytics engine that collects and investigates data on baselines, lock analysis and change tracking.

Customer Stories

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Without Foglight, we wouldn’t be able to meet our SLAs at all. With Foglight, we meet well over 99.5% of our SLAs.

Bailey Glenn Foglight Administrator, CommitDBA

Envision Healthcare

Foglight both monitors our databases and offers us a deep dive into them for real business intelligence

Darrick Webster Database Administrator, Envision Healthcare Read Case Study


I/O Analysis
Change Tracking
Plan Analysis
VMware ESX metrics
Easily manage multiple databases


View the complete instance health status in a single view.



    Both on-premises and cloud deployments - including:

    • Amazon:
      • IaaS -EC2 - *Windows and Linux
      • SQL Server RDS
    • Azure
      • IaaS - *Windows and Linux
      • Azure SQL Managed Instance
      • Azure SQL DB (Single/elastic pools)
  • All Operating systems supported by Microsoft.

Get Started

Gain deep visibility into the health of all your database environments.

Support and services

Product Support

Self-service tools will help you to install, configure and troubleshoot your product.

Support Offerings

Find the right level of support to accommodate the unique needs of your organization.

Professional Services

Search from a wide range of available service offerings delivered onsite or remote to best suit your needs.

Education Services

Training courses delivered through online web-based, on-site or virtual instructor-led.