What's New in Database Performance Analyzer

NEW! in v10.2 and SAM 6.3 October 4, 2016

See database performance in the Orion® Platform AppStack view

See database performance from an application-centric context and get alerts when databases are affecting application performance. When used with other Orion Platform modules, get detailed information on applications, servers, storage, and virtualized resources within the Orion® Platform interface.

Video: Database Response Time in the Orion Platform

Avoid tricky database blocking problems with detailed DPA analysis

Detailed blocking analysis identifies root blockers

DPA identifies the cumulative waits caused by root blocker, and lets you see the objects that are waiting as a result of blocking.

Video: Locking and Blocking Resolution for Faster Performance with DPA
Learn More: Database Locking and Blocking

SQL Server deadlock alerting and analysis

DPA provides alerts when deadlocks occur, and identifies total victim impact to focus tuning efforts on the most critical queries.

How to resolve common deadlocks
Learn More: SQL Server Deadlocking

Now you have a choice of SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL as back-end repository to store performance data

By using a free MySQL® repository, avoid additional licensing fees. MySQL repo can be configured like other databases via the AD/LDAP wizard.

Learn More: Download Administrators Guide

Set up AD/LDAP using the new wizard and save time

DPA's AD/LDAP wizard makes the setup easy and allows users to test/validate connectivity without contacting support.

Upgrade to Database Performance Analyzer 10.2

Existing customers who are under maintenance can upgrade to version 10.2 to get the latest features.


v10.1 February 2, 2016

Support for Oracle 12c and multitenant environments

  • Simplify Oracle performance monitoring in your multitenant environment
  • Accelerate the performance of Oracle PDBs
  • Track database movement using DPA's auto annotation and alerting features
  • Identify performance issues inside the PDBs

v10.0 Sept 8, 2015

The fastest way to optimize performance of databases now available for MySQL including Percona, MariaDB and Aurora

Quickly identify the source of MySQL performance bottlenecks with Multi-Dimensional Performance Analysis™.

June 2, 2015

SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer 9.2 integrates with the SolarWinds Orion technology, including Server & Application Monitor (SAM) 6.2.1.

Monitor applications, databases, and server performance – either on physical servers or virtualized from Orion- drill down to the database to find the root cause of slow application performance. Learn More

March 10, 2015

Database Performance Analyzer 9.1 helps identify bottlenecks on databases running on AWS, including EC2 and RDS, and also provides advice on how to best resolve these issues.

In addition, you get features that benefit SQL Server®, Oracle®, DB2®, and SAP® ASE, regardless of the deployment mode: on-premises, virtualization (VMware®), or in the Cloud. Learn More