Documentation forDatabase Performance Analyzer

DPA new feature summary

Use the following table to compare features in supported versions of DPA. For a complete list of all features, see the release notes for each version.

Feature 2023.4 2023.2 2023.1 2022.4 2022.3 2022.2 2022.1 2021.3 2021.1 2020.2
DPA Central performance improvements                  
HTTPS connections required                
SAML authentication with Azure AD                
Improved import of alerts, rules, and custom properties              
Import and export of alerts, rules, and custom properties            
Utility to encrypt the keystore password stored in the Tomcat server configuration file            
Index advisors          
SAML authentication with Okta          
Additional PostgreSQL alerts          
API endpoints to manage encryption           
Google Cloud SQL for MySQL support        
Automatic rule-based assignment of database instances to alerts      
Alert notifications in Slack and Teams      
Google Cloud SQL for SQL Server support      
Alert acknowledgement and improved alert status and details interface    
Custom property GUI    
Database instance registration without entering privileged user credentials    
CyberArk integration    
Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL support    
SSL authentication    
Find SQL feature  
User Manager role  
Alerts and metrics to track information about SQL Server backups and the TempDB database  
Support for monitoring PostgreSQL database instances
Notification when a triggered alert returns to Normal
Trusted certificate management
Custom email templates for alert notifications
Table tuning best practices
VM co-stop metrics
Support for Azure SQL Managed Instances (ASMIs) as monitored instances
DPA 12.1 feature: Anomaly detection
DPA 12.1 feature: REST API
DPA 12.0 feature: Query performance analysis
DPA 12.0 feature: Table tuning advisors
Aggregated tuning advice on the Tuning tab
Blocking session data in PerfStack
DPAIM 11.1 feature: DPA data in PerfStack
Improved wait time status meter
Subscription licensing for AWS DPA servers
DPA 11.1 feature: Improved monitoring of SQL Server Availability Groups
Support for Azure SQL and Amazon RDS for Aurora as monitored databases or the DPA repository
Availability Group status information
Oracle adaptive plan support
Support for MySQL as the DPA repository
Detailed blocking and locking information for SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and Sybase
Idle blocker information for SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, and Sybase
Deadlock information for SQL Server 2012 and later
Active Directory/LDAP configuration wizard
Support for SQL Server 2016 as a monitored database or the DPA repository
Support for monitoring Oracle 12c database instances with multi-tenant architecture
Support for Oracle 12c PDB as the DPA repository
Option to deactivate license keys offline
Support for monitoring MySQL database instances
Baseline data for resource metrics  
Support for the DPA Integration Module
Instance-based licensing
Ability to deploy SolarWinds DPA in Amazon EC2®
Support for monitoring Amazon RDS#8482; instances
Ability to add time-stamped annotations to Trend charts
Ability to exclude SQL statements from Trend charts
Predicate information for Oracle explain plans
Support for IBM DB2 10.5, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, and single-tenant Oracle 12c as monitored database instances or the DPA repository
Storage I/O view
SQL query analysis and performance advice
Files and Drives tab for Microsoft SQL Server database instances
Alerts based on resource metrics
Blackout periods for alerts
Baseline data for resource metrics in the Trends view
OpenLDAP support

DPA 2020.2 is the earliest supported version of SolarWinds DPA. For more information about supported product versions, see Currently supported software versions.