Documentation forServer & Application Monitor
Monitoring your applications and environment is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and SAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Monitor your virtual infrastructure with SAM

You can use SAM to monitor AWS EC2 instances, Azure VMs, containers, and Nutanix clusters directly in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console. In addition to AWS and Azure , supported environments include Azure Kubernetes (AKS), ESXI, ESX, Hyper-V, Nutanix, VMware vSphere, Docker, Kubernetes (K8s), and Apache Mesos.

Virtual monitoring capabilities in SAM include:

For more details, see Monitor your virtual infrastructure in the SolarWinds Platform Administrator Guide.

Thinking about moving everything to the cloud? You can deploy SAM and other SolarWinds Platform products, including the SolarWinds Platform server and SolarWinds Platform database, to a virtual environment. See the SolarWinds Platform Products Installation and Upgrade Guide to learn about AWS Marketplace, AWS Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Azure Marketplace, and Azure Virtual Network (VNet) deployments, as well as multi-tenant scenarios.

For an overview of what's involved in an Azure deployment, watch Installing SolarWinds Product from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.