SolarWinds to Showcase Application-Centric Performance Management Portfolio at VMworld 2017 Europe

SolarWinds Head Geek and VMware® vExpert, Thomas LaRock, will present best practices for monitoring and optimizing virtualized database servers in an interactive session

CORK, Ireland – September 5, 2017 – SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at VMworld® 2017 Europe, September 11-14, 2017, in Barcelona, Spain. At the event, SolarWinds Head Geek and VMware vExpert, Thomas LaRock, along with David Klee, will present on performance tuning and monitoring for virtualized database servers on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CEST. The company will also demonstrate updates to the SolarWinds® Orion® Platform and across its systems management product portfolio.

“Databases are at the heart of most applications. Mission-critical database platforms require a different approach to virtualization from other applications,” said LaRock. “Critical databases are resource-intensive, latency-sensitive, and are often the last to migrate to a virtualized environment. In my interactive session, I’ll share tips on how to successfully virtualize database platforms, optimize performance, and address scalability concerns so that DBAs can avoid the blame game with the infrastructure team.”

Join “Performance Tuning and Monitoring for Virtualized Database Servers”

On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. CEST, David Klee, founder and chief architect, Heraflux Technologies and LaRock will present the breakout session, “Performance Tuning and Monitoring for Virtualized Database Servers.” During the session, Klee and LaRock will address how to validate your VMware environment and manage performance; how to scale database virtual machines upwards and outwards; and how to perfect database virtualization from a technical and organizational level.

LaRock is a Head Geek at SolarWinds and a VMware® vExpert, Microsoft® Certified Master, SQL Server® MVP, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He has over 15 years’ experience in the IT industry in roles including programmer, developer, analyst, and database administrator.

Visit SolarWinds at Booth B524

SolarWinds Head Geeks Thomas LaRock and Kong Yang, along with other SolarWinds product experts, will feature the SolarWinds Orion Platform and Systems Management Product updates, including:

  • PerfStack dashboard improvements: Provides operations teams with a single dashboard to view real-time application metrics from application to spindle performance.
  • Enhanced Internet of Things (IoT) device monitoring: Includes devices powered by Raspberry Pi, with new support for ARM-based Linux in the monitoring agent.
  • Optimized virtual resource performance and virtualization management: Allows users to apply multiple predictive recommendations at once based on historic trends. Notably, Virtualization Manager (VMAN) no longer requires a separate appliance for polling; it’s now all on the Orion Platform.
  • Stronger support for Flash storage monitoring in Storage Resource Monitor (SRM): For IBM DS 8xxx, IBM FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R, NetApp EF, NetApp AFF, EMC VMAX3; also includes improvements in hardware health monitoring for storage devices.
  • Improved Enterprise Operations Console (EOC): Includes a “monitor of monitors” to simplify global, multi-data center monitoring of systems and applications at scale.
  • Simplified Orion Platform installer and new platform-native capabilities: The Orion Platform now includes disaster-recovery capabilities in addition to High Availability.

These enhancements will empower IT professionals with better application-centric performance management across their hybrid IT infrastructure.

About the SolarWinds Orion Platform
The Orion Platform is a modular and scalable, unified monitoring platform. It allows IT departments to add modules as their needs grow, providing ever richer visibility into their environments. While these modules are sold as individual products, they run on a unified platform, with a single web-based dashboard, centralized management and access control, unified alerting and reporting, and consolidated metrics and data – which enables context-rich dashboards that centralize data form multiple parts of the stack into am application-centric view. The SolarWinds Orion Platform is trusted by 425 of the Fortune 500® companies to monitor, visualize, and analyze the performance of networks, applications, systems, and databases on-premises, in a hybrid environment, or in the cloud.

For more information on SolarWinds IT management products, including downloadable, free 30-day evaluations, visit the SolarWinds website or call +353 21 500 2900.

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SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. We are committed to focusing exclusively on IT, MSP, and DevOps professionals, and strive to eliminate the complexity that our customers have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. Regardless of where the IT asset or user sits, SolarWinds delivers products that are easy to find, buy, use, maintain, and scale while providing the power to address key areas of the infrastructure from on-premises to the cloud. This focus and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT performance management has established SolarWinds as the worldwide leader in both network management software and MSP solutions, and is driving similar growth across the full spectrum of IT management software. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our THWACK online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com.

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