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Mark Lessard | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 30, 2020

Why Switch to SQL Sentry?

Score 10 out of 10
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The primary reason I rate SQL Sentry at a ten is there support. I have worked with support from Idera, IBM, AWS , Google and Microsoft. SQL Sentry support is by far the best in all regards. This includes response times, timely resoution of issues, follow up on going isssues and willingness to escalate an issue as needed.
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Kevin Dickover, PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 23, 2020

Sql Sentry, a power tool for DBAs

Score 8 out of 10
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At this point Sentry One is fairly embedded in our organization. We rely on it to support developers, DBAs and manage unattended processes. Sentry One has stabilized the worst defects we have experienced and are enhancing the platform in ways that our useful to us.
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Steve Strelzyk | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 29, 2020

Great Performance Engineering Tool

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This tool is invaluable within our organization. With the recent financial impacts to businesses across the globe related to Covid-19, we were asked if we could reduce licenses to cut costs. When we pointed out the business value that the tool brings and the risks that would be taken by not having the tool, the decision was clear. We looked elsewhere to makes cuts.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 01, 2020

Force Multiplier

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Absolutely. SQL Sentry is an absolute must have for any company with a SQL Server estate. It provides a force multiplier to effectively manage SQL Server, and the feature sets are second to none. The support and expertise at SentryOne is incredible. They are very supportive of both the platform users and helping your business with the product.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 01, 2020

SQL Sentry Performance Advisor

Score 8 out of 10
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depending on the amount of time you have to review and update code based on the tool. if you are looking for low hanging fruit to fix this may be overkill, if you looking to run a business critical app that you need to fine tune to as much as your dev/dba can this is a good option
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Performance dashboard (93)
Intelligent alerting (88)
Top SQL (93)
Historical trend data (91)
Virtualization support (59)

About SQL Sentry

With SentryOne SQL Sentry, users can find, fix, and prevent database performance problems that could delay, or even halt, data delivery.

In addition to delivering actionable, detailed metrics that help users maintain optimal database performance in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, SQL Sentry provides scalability, boasting demonstrated success monitoring 800+ SQL Server instances with one monitoring database.

SQL Sentry Premium edition provides visibility across the data estate, with monitoring for:

  • SQL Server
  • Azure SQL Database
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • SQL Server on Hyper-V or VMware VMs (including host)
  • SQL Server on Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
  • SQL Server on Amazon RDS
  • SQL Server on Amazon EC2
  • SQL Server on Linux

SQL Sentry Essentials edition includes the core features of their flagship monitoring solution, and they state it is ideal for monitoring environments of up to 10 targets, including SQL Server, Azure SQL Database (and Managed Instance), SQL Server on Amazon RDS, SQL Server on Amazon EC2, and SQL Server on Linux.

Although a SQL Sentry Premium license can be used to monitor Azure SQL Database in a hybrid environment, dedicated licensing is available for large Azure SQL Database environments.

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SQL Sentry Features

SQL Performance Monitoring Features

Has featurePerformance dashboard
Has featureIntelligent alerting
Has featureTop SQL
Has featureHistorical trend data
Has featureVirtualization support
Additional Features
Has featureQuery plan analysis
Has featureBlocking and deadlock analysis
Has featureEvent Calendar
Has featureAdvisory Conditions
Has featureAlwaysOn Availability Groups monitoring
Has featureIndex analysis
Has featureStorage Forecasting
Has featureSentryOne Portal (installed SentryOne web interface)
Has featureEnvironment Health Overview
Has featureTempdb analysis
Has featureSQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) monitoring

SQL Sentry Screenshots

SQL Sentry Videos (6)

SQL Sentry Integrations

SQL Sentry Competitors

Redgate, SolarWinds, Idera, Quest

SQL Sentry Pricing

  • Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
  • Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
  • Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
  • Entry-level set up fee?Optional
EditionPricing DetailsTerms
SQL Sentry Premium1,500per year per instance (annual subscription)
SQL Sentry Essentials$600per year per instance (annual subscription)
Plan Explorer (SQL Server Query Tuning)$0free
SQL Sentry Premium for Azure SQL Database$325per year per database (annual subscription)

Download a free trial of SQL Sentry today: https://info.sentryone.com/sentryone-monitoring-platform-trial or sign up for a demo at https://www.sentryone.com/schedule-demo.

SQL Sentry Customer Size Distribution

Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)
Enterprises (> 500 employees)

SQL Sentry Support Options

 Free VersionPaid Version
Live Chat
Social Media
Video Tutorials / Webinar

SQL Sentry Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise, SaaS
Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Azure SQL Database, Amazon RDS and EC2, Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
Mobile Application:No
Supported Countries:United States, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Ireland, Austria, Switzerland, Paraguay, Costa Rica, Denmark, Finland
Supported Languages: English