Foglight for Sybase

Sybase database monitoring that’s continuous, web-based and scalable

Discover around-the-clock, scalable, web-based monitoring

Accelerate problem resolution with this powerful tool. Correlate performance data across your technology stack, and receive continual remote database monitoring. Instantly understand existing and developing database performance conditions, as you’re guided through response time and wait event analyses. Help eliminate deployment risks and ensure a thriving, post-change environment with our advanced IntelliProfile™ technology. Maximize your Sybase database resources and take immediate action with Foglight for Sybase.


  • Global view – Resolve performance issues faster with instance alerts that allow you to determine your most critical issues, and take immediate action on Sybase and other platforms.
  • Built-in intelligence – Receive integrated management and performance views (as well as pop-up advice with correlated workflows) that allow you to understand the health and activity of your Sybase enterprise.
  • Adaptive baselines – Receive alerts about deviations from normal activity, and track performance using automatic detection and calculation of normal ranges for all metrics.
  • Automatic instance discovery – Use automatic instance discovery or specific hosts to deploy Foglight capabilities rapidly and painlessly. Manually add instances, as needed.
  • Rich historical data – Resolve performance issues by navigating through diagnostics and alarm data from any drill-down screen.
  • Enterprise configuration management – Customize individual connections, and centralize administration and configuration.
  • Alarm workflow – Search for past solutions, set up blackouts and manage and annotate your alarms.
  • Easy integration – Integrate your other end-to-end enterprise monitors seamlessly with this Sybase monitoring tool.
  • Wait-state analysis – Determine the location and cause of waits by diagnosing your wait statistics.
  • Wizard-driven installation – Easily add Sybase monitoring to your existing infrastructure, or configure Foglight as a standalone solution with this powerful wizard.
  • Drag-and-drop reporting – Use the data collected by Foglight to develop customized views and reports.


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 SystemReplication ServerPrimary Adaptive Server
ASE through 15.5
AIX 5.2Not supportedYesNo
AIX 5.3, 6.112.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2YesYes
HP-UX 11.11.1112.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.1YesYes
Linux Red Hat with kernel level 2.412.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2YesNo
Linux Red Hat with kernel level 2.612.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2YesYes
Solaris 2.10 on Intel/X8612.5, 12.6, 15.0  to 15.2YesYes
Sun Solaris 2.8, 2.9, 2.1012.1, 12.5, 12.6, 15.0 to 15.2YesYes
Windows 2000 SP4 and Windows 200312.5.3 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

Language Supported:

  • US English



Foglight for Sybase (4 Screenshots)

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Getting Started

Getting Started

View instance health, host health and detect any high-priority issues.

Resource Analysis

Resource Analysis

Get detailed analysis of engines, cache activity, devices and more.



Analyze device- and database-level space utilization.

Performance Optimization

Performance Optimization

Tune the instance workload with multi-dimensional activity dashboards.