Database monitoring

Monitor and troubleshoot your databases

Auto-detect your databases

No configuration overhead—Dynatrace automatically detects and monitors your databases.

See how applications use your databases

Detailed usage characteristics make configuration easy.

Get detailed metrics for each database statement

Tune database performance where it matters most, at the statement level.

Detailed health metrics for each database statement


Drill down to the SQL-statement level. With Dynatrace database monitoring you can:

  • Find expensive statements (i.e., statements that read a lot of data).
  • Understand why some statements are slow performers.
  • Receive notifications for increased SQL statement costs and execution.

See all SQL statements, their execution times, total times, and response times.

Identify and solve database issues that impact application performance! Find out if it's your code that's causing problems and learn how to fix database problems without running to your DBA for support. Dynatrace monitors and analyzes the database activity of your services, providing you with visibility down to individual SQL and NoSQL statements. With Dynatrace you see how your application impacts your databases.

Dynatrace automatically discovers databases called using the following technologies:

You don’t have to configure new or obsolete database instances for monitoring because Dynatrace monitors database calls themselves, not database-server processes. You see database load, response times, and failure rates. Now you can monitor your entire technology stack with Dynatrace!

Data-driven database performance


A simple database performance tuning can speed up your application significantly. Before tuning, however, you need actionable data about your database's current performance. Choose your technology and dig deeper into database performance:

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See how every single SQL statement performs


Detailed usage characteristics make configuration easy. Find out the frequency at which each service calls each database. You’ll finally know how services utilize your databases!

Dynatrace categorizes database activities so you have insight into how your databases are used. Helpful infographics and metrics give you all the information you need to set up high-performing databases.

See all application services that call your databases. Learn how your databases are used.
Understand where database statements originate and the impact of slow responses.

See what's going on in your databases—in real time


Live view enables you to get a quick overview of what's currently running on each database instance. All the data available in database live view is retrieved in real time.

  • Sessions: - List of sessions / users connected to the database instance.
  • Wait states: - Top wait states that the database instance is waiting on.
  • Slow queries: - Top slow queries that are currently active.
  • Locks: - Locks that are currently active.

database overview


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