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Monitor Microsoft SQL Server easily with Grafana

Easily monitor Microsoft SQL Server, a popular relational database that can be used to store and retrieve data, with Grafana Cloud’s out-of-the-box monitoring solution. The Grafana Cloud forever-free tier includes 3 users and up to 10k metrics series to support your monitoring needs.

Key metrics included

mssql_available_commit_memory_bytes
mssql_batch_requests_total
mssql_buffer_cache_hit_ratio
mssql_build_info
mssql_checkpoint_pages_sec
mssql_connections
mssql_deadlocks_total
mssql_io_stall_seconds_total
mssql_kill_connection_errors_total
mssql_log_growths_total
mssql_os_memory
mssql_os_page_file
mssql_page_fault_count_total
mssql_server_target_memory_bytes
mssql_server_total_memory_bytes

Key alerting rules included

MSSQLHighNumberOfDeadlocks (Warning)
MSSQLModerateReadStallTime (Warning)
MSSQLHighReadStallTime (Critical)
MSSQLModerateWriteStallTime (Warning)
MSSQLHighWriteStallTime (Critical)