Solarwinds Simplifies Organization of Databases with its New DPA for MySQL

By CIOReview | Thursday, September 24, 2015

AUSTIN, TX: Network management and discovery tools developer SolarWinds, unveils declares the addition of support for MySQL databases to SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 10.0. This support list brings in top three database platforms - Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL under SolarWinds DPA’s support.

Database administrators (DBAs), application developers and operation teams with enterprise–grade database performance tuning, metric visibility and resource correlation based on a unique wait-time-analytics and resource correlation approach will help in improving the performance of corporate, cloud and SaaS applications based on any of these databases from within a single management dashboard.

A recent survey, from SolarWinds implies that a major number of organizations deploy multiple database platforms in production for mission critical workloads with SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL being the top chart holders. On application of SolarWinds DPA for MySQL, organizations gets to implement MySQL more extensively alongside other database platforms ensuring the satisfaction of mission critical applications and workloads operating at peak performance without database-related hindrances.

SolarWinds DPA for MySQL will enable DBAs to monitor and optimize MySQL instances based on MySQL Community Edition 5.6, Percona Server 5.6, MariaDB and Aurora as well as instances based on Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Standard Edition, Oracle Enterprise Edition, IBM DB2 and SAP ASE operations. Also adding, DBAs can use wait time analytics and Multi-Dimensional Performance Analysis, including dynamic baselining, alerting and custom reports to help zero in the root cause of database performance issues and anomalies in simplified protocols. Then, receive expert advice on how to solve the problems identified within the product.

They can safely use SolarWinds DPA’s agent less architecture in MySQL development, test, staging, and production environments, providing information of where the obstructions are and enhancing collaboration. DBAs also get to harness the power of SolarWinds DPA’s integration with SolarWinds Orion technology backbone, allowing teams to see database performance in the context of specific applications with detailed information about web performance, server health, virtualization and storage resources, when used with other key products in SolarWinds’ portfolio, including SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor, SolarWinds Virtualization Manager and SolarWinds Storage Resource Monitor.

 Gerardo Dada, Vice President of Product Marketing, SolarWinds says, “SolarWinds DPA for MySQL allows organizations to accelerate their investment in MySQL by providing database and applications teams with the visibility, troubleshooting and optimization technology these workloads require. Combined with the existing support for SQL Server, Oracle and other top platforms, SolarWinds DPA helps to provide application teams the performance certainty they need to run the most important applications for their business with a much broader choice of underlying database.”