• Upgrading SolarWinds Orion Platform Products is Amazing

    Upgrading SolarWinds Orion Platform Products is Amazing By Destiny Bertucci               I know what you’re thinking right now, “She's out of her da...
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  • Server & Application Monitor v6.7 GA – Meet the Features

    The latest version of Server & Application Monitor (SAM) is now generally available. SAM v6.7 adds some very exciting and cool new features, which I will walk through in this post. If you are an existing customer,...
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  • Discover your Network with SolarWinds Port Scanner

    We’re happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Port Scanner, a standalone free tool that delivers a list of open, closed, and filtered ports for each scanned IP address. Designed for network administra...
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  • Monitoring Microsoft Office 365 with SAM

    Companies are moving their email to cloud in droves. Let's face it, administering Microsoft Exchange is one of those jobs that when everything goes right, no one knows you exist.  And when things go wrong, every...
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  • New and Enhanced Oracle Database Monitoring Template for Server & Application Monitor

    Hot off the heels of my previous post of new Server & Application Monitor content for Microsoft SQL and Exchange, as well as SAP HANA, we also now have some new and enhanced content for monitoring your Oracle data...
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  • DPA 12.0 Part 2: Table Tuning Advisor

    I am happy to announce the General Availability of Database Performance Analyzer (DPA) 12.0. This release focuses on analysis with two major features: Query Performance Analyzer (QPA) and Table Tuning Advisor. We have...
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  • Orion Architecture

    This blog recaps in relatively simple terms and diagrams, the basics of Orion’s architecture.   It is obviously not exhaustive in terms of the products and the deployment combinations, but it will hopefu...
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  • DPA 10.2 Now Available - Root Blockers, Idle Blockers and Deadlocks

    Time flies when you were having fun, so I must be having a blast because Database Performance Analyzer 10.2  has arrived in a blink of an eye (just 6 months since 10.1).  If you are ready, you can download i...
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  • New & Enhanced Application Templates for SAM - Part 1 - Exchange, SQL & HANA Edition

    Content is key as new applications get released to the market, as well as new versions of products that have been out there for some time. Application templates are a critical component of what makes Server & Appl...
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  • Orion Platform 2017.3 - PerfStack New Features & Improvements

    Syslog SNMP Traps Zoom Data Explorer Additional Metrics Support Universal Device Pollers Network Insight for F5 & ASA Voice & Network Quality Manager Network Configuration Manager...
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  • DPA 12.0 Part 1:  Query Performance Analysis and PerfStack

    To kick off the Q3 systems releases, I am happy to announce Generally Availability of Database Performance Analyzer version 12.0.   This release focuses on analysis with two major features: Query Performance...
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  • Announcing General Availability of Server & Application (SAM) 6.6

    Applications talk to each other, and you should know who they are talking to   Applications constantly rely on communication between different servers to deliver data to end-users. The more applications end-user...
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  • NTA version 4.4 is Released

    NetFlow Traffic Analyzer Faster. Leaner. More Secure.   The new NetFlow Traffic Analyzer leverages the power of columnstore technology in MS SQL Server to deliver answers to your flow analysis questions faster t...
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  • SWQL Walkthrough

    Hi, all!  And welcome back to our discussion on the SDK and all things SWQL. So, at this point, we’ve briefly introduced SWQL, but today we’re going to get down to building queries with SWQL and talk ...
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  • Orion Platform: Preparing for the Upgrade to 2018.2

    Normal Upgrade Process Scalability Engines Staging Your Environment for Your Scalability Engines Upgrade   Starting with NPM 12.2, SolarWinds has embarked on a journey to transform your Orion deployme...
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  • Troubleshoot your network with a new free tool – Traceroute NG

    We are happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Traceroute NG, a standalone free tool that finds network paths and measures their performance. The original traceroute is one of the world’s most popular ...
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  • Intro to API, SDK & SWQL

    Greetings All!   On the SolarWinds Sales Engineering team, my colleagues and I often get requests from customers regarding how to do something custom, whether it is simply viewing certain data about a node on it...
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  • NPM 12.3 is Now Generally Available!

    NPM 12.3 is available today, May 31st, on the Customer Portal!  The release notes are a great place to get a broad overview of everything in the release.  Here, I'd like to go into greater depth on Network I...
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  • Automating Orion Server Installs - Builds from Scratch

    As the Product Manager for Online Demos, I need to install the SolarWinds Orion platform frequently... sometimes as much as 4 times per month.  This can get tiresome, but I've gotten some assistance from PowerShe...
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  • Monitor your Microsoft Exchange Server with a new free tool – Exchange Monitor

    We’re happy to announce the release of SolarWinds® Exchange Monitor, a standalone free tool that provides a view of your Microsoft® Exchange Server™ performance. Exchange Monitor gives your team ...
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