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dbWatch Database Monitoring and Management


dbWatch Benefits

We know how difficult it can be to manage every aspect of your database operations, resources and performance levels – especially if you run multiple platforms, such as OracleMS SQL ServerAzureSybasePostgres or MySQL. With dbWatch you get full control, boosting your efficiency and cutting costs.

Here’s why:

  • Complete overview and control: dbWatch is the number one tool to give you complete control over your database instances and resources.
  • Manage 100's of instances with ease: dbWatch enables database administrators to handle a huge number of instances quickly and without a fuss. It's fully scalable – built to grow as your needs increase. Combined with its automated monitoring and clear interface, dbWatch will dramatically improve your efficiency.
  • Built for complex and demanding environments: With its unique features aimed at managing large database farms, dbWatch Enterprise is ideal for managed service providers and similar-sized enterprises that have high-level requirements. For smaller environments we offer dbWatch Essentials and dbWatch Professional, offers the same easy-to-use solution, but with fewer advanced options and at a lower price point.
  • Save time: dbWatch comes in one complete package and deploys quickly. It has a small footprint and low hardware resource requirements, so you can be up and running without delay and get rapid results.

dbWatch Features


  • Monitor all instances in a single view: Oracle, MS SQL Server, Sybase, Postgres and MySQL. Any mix of versions and platforms can be gathered in a single view for fast, efficient monitoring. dbWatch supports standard, enterprise and cluster configurations equally well.
  • Monitor performance, uptime, backup, load, connections, disk space, growth rates, table scans, logical reads, cache hit ratios, SQL statements and other critical info.
  • Drill down from monitor overview to check admin issues in more detail with single click – all within the dbWatch tool.
  • dbWatch can match your preferences – sort, group, filter and give names to servers and groups to adjust what you view.
  • Automate all monitoring and routine maintenance tasks.
  • Create custom dashboards and reports for performance monitoring.


  • Full capabilities to manage all database instances.
  • Go direct into administration mode from monitoring. No need to switch tools.
  • Manage all platforms from one unified view. No need for multiple tools.
  • Analyse performance, resource usage, load and growth rates.
  • Create custom dashboards.
  • Perform full system health checks and reporting.
  • Automate admin maintenance tasks.
  • Bulk import or automatic scanning of subnetworks for new servers to include.


  • Full overview of all resources, including hardware, operating systems and database server licences.
  • Full Oracle licence reporting allows you to prepare for and prevent licence audit surprises, and evaluate your usage.
  • Complete statistics for all instances.
  • Support for server consolidation through detailed reports and views.


  • Perform SQL queries on any server.
  • Perform queries across all servers or on a selection.
  • Works across all database platforms.


  • dbWatch provides a complete platform for customisation and extension.
  • All supplied tasks and procedures are written in native database language and supplied in source form.
  • Customize or create new tasks and procedures in our Integrated Development Environment.
  • Full version control and handling across upgrades.
  • Easy to deploy on single, multiple or all servers with one click.


  • Supports Active Directory and Kerberos.
  • Supports encrypted connections and certificates.
  • Allows role-based access profiles and fine-grained control over privileges.
  • dbWatch’s security makes it suitable for finance, defence, police, government and healthcare sectors.