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Foglight for Databases vs. the Competition

Multi-platform database support from a single solution

Consolidate and standardize database performance management across diverse database environments.

Get the best performance from your Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2 databases. Control your environment from a single, intuitive interface with this powerful, multi-platform support tool. Benefit from consistent performance data, easier team collaboration and a comprehensive view of your entire environment’s health.

Foglight for Databases provides the tools to cover the broadest range of database domains – and still delivers the advanced functionality that addresses your specific needs.

See how Foglight for Databases compares against other tools.

CapabilityFoglight Performance Management SolutionsInfrastructure MonitorsSingle-Platform Specialists
Alerting on Performance Metrics   
Diagnostic Workflows for Root-Cause Analysis   
Reporting on Performance Metrics   
Extended Support for all Parts of the Database-Application Stack  Partial
Consistent Global Overview of Multiple Database Types   
Common Tool and Interface to Reduce DBA Training Costs   
Centralized Performance Repository for all Database Types   
Common Reporting for Consistent Management Standards Across all Database Types   
Service-Level Reporting and Alerting   
Simplified Cross-Platform Performance Administration (one admin process and one upgrade process)   
Simplified Training Requirements (one tool for multiple database types)   
Improved DBA Productivity with a Single Toolset that Supports Multiple Platforms Partial 
Coverage of Other Database Management Areas Beyond Performance Monitoring   
Performance Advisories (expert automated system analysis with prescriptive advice)  Partial
Real-Time Diagnostics (variable rate collections and ad hoc performance queries)  Partial
Performance Context (comprehensive collection of workload, OS, and instance metrics with the ability to correlate and prioritize attention)  Partial
Change Tracking (identify changes to the server or database configuration, SQL plans, or database objects and correlate them with performance changes)  Partial
Complete Coverage of Database Management Across Multiple Database Platforms   
Intelligent Baseline Calculations to Determine Deviations from Normal Behavior   
Detailed Workload Analytics (SQL transactions evaluated for wait state analysis by instance, user, session, application, etc.)