dbWatch Essentials


Features & functionality
  • Monitoring of all instances: Status, performance, space, memory, backup, connections
  • Management: Manage instances directly from dbWatch in same window
  • Reporting on single or group of instances, consolidated reporting across instances. Many predefined reports, reports can be customized or added
  • SQL Worksheet: Query across instances and platforms
  • Inventory: complete reporting on inventory of all servers
  • License management:
    • Accurately report on all SQL Servers and features used
    • Oracle: Report per server on licensing – detect Enterprise features used
    • Right-size licensing based on reports and recommendations
  • Consolidation: Analyze environment for server consolidation opportunities
  • Customizable: all views, tasks, procedures, and reports can be customized by user
  • Automation: Routine tasks and checks fully automated. User defined tasks can be added
  • Auto-detect: Scan subnets for new instances
  • Bulk install: add up to 100 new instances at a time from Excel or similar
  • Supports Oracle RAC, Oracle Dataguard, Microsoft Cluster, Microsoft AlwaysOn Cluster
  • Equal performance monitoring on Oracle Standard and Enterprise edition
  • Security:
    • Role-based access control, fine-grained security
    • Encrypted connections and certificates
    • Active Directory and Kerberos
Client requirements
  • Ability to run Java 7 or higher
  • 4 Gb memory or more
dbWatch Server requirements
  • Windows 7 or higher, 8Gb memory, 1Gb free disk space, 2 cores
  • CentOS, Red Hat or Ubuntu Linux version 12 or higher, 8Gb memory, 1 Gb free disk space, 2 cores
  • Each dbWatch server can manage up to 255 instances (windows based) or 512 (Linux)
  • Unlimited number of instances can be monitored/managed
Supported database platforms and versions
  • Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, 12c, 18
  • MS SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Sybase 12, 15
  • PostgreSQL 8.2 and later
  • MySQL 5.0 and later
  • Microsoft Azure

Min. 100Mb free space (for dbWatch schema) on each instance

  • Physical servers, Virtualized servers or cloud (AWS, Azure, others)
  • Active Directory, Kerberos supported
  • Licensed for a specific number of instances
  • RTU (Right-to-Use) licensing, 12 months, including maintenance and upgrades