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  1. Installation Recommendations Updated

    Guide to recommended settings and configurations for installing components of the SentryOne architecture.
  2. Plan Explorer Installation & Overview

    Plan Explorer is a FREE lightweight .NET-based tool that builds upon and supplements the capabilities of SSMS for execution plan analysis.
  3. System Requirements Updated

    Guide to the minimum system requirements needed to install SentryOne software components. Included is SentryOne Client, SentryOne Monitoring service, and the SentryOne database.
  4. SQL Sentry Overview

    What is SQL Sentry? SQL Sentry is a highly capable and scalable platform for enterprise data performance management. It's used to monitor, diagnose, and optimize Microsoft SQL Server environments. SQL Sentry collects and retains historical da...
  5. Performance Analysis Performance Metrics

    This article provides a directory various sample and historical performance metrics displayed by the Performance Analysis Dashboard and Performance Analysis Overview across the SentryOne platform.
  6.  Performance Analysis Dashboard

    Applies to: Some tabs and features may not be available to all products or target types. Please read further for more detail. Opening the Performance Analysis Dashboard The Performance Analysis Dashboard  can be opened by right-c...
  7. Plan Explorer Index Analysis

    The Plan Explorer Index Analysis tab provides a sandbox environment for planning indexing strategy relative to a specific operation in a query.
  8. Upgrading SentryOne

    Review the System Requirements before upgrading. The latest version may require a newer version of Microsoft .NET, which could require restarts during the upgrade process. Stay up to date with the latest versions of SentryOne software. The Sent...
  9. License Management Updated

    SentryOne is generally licensed per each individually monitored target. This includes products for Windows Server, SQL Server, Analysis Services, VMware, and Azure SQL DB. Win Sentry, and V Sentry can be licensed per core; this is most often used ...
  10.  Actions

    A complete guide to all of the available actions in SentryOne monitoring solution.