Introduction to DPA

You can use SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) to monitor, diagnose, and resolve performance problems for Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, DB2, Sybase, and Azure SQL databases.

SolarWinds DPA has agentless architecture and uses wait-based analytics for extended database monitoring. SolarWinds DPA uses less than one percent of resources on production systems.

Get a walk-through of DPA functionality from the DPA Getting Started Guide.

See the following topics to start using DPA:

Understand and apply DPA licenses
Register the database instances you want to monitor
Investigate performance issues
Manage monitored database instances
Configure DPA alerts and reports
Link DPA servers together
Automate tasks with the DPA REST API