Category Database Performance

What's happened to this blog?

You may be wondering what’s been happening at AP and why our blog here hasn’t been updated in a while?

DBmarlin 1.5.1 released

Version 1.5 is another landmark DBmarlin release with added support for CockroachDB as well as important additional features for SQL Server and Postgres, and some nice UI and host monitoring...

EnergyLogix turns to DBmarlin to resolve a customer impacting MariaDB performance bug

EnergyLogix provides industry-leading energy consumption and carbon footprint management solutions that cover over 100,000 utility meters in office, manufacturing and retail locations around the world. With over 10 years of...

Rave Mobile Safety Recommends DBmarlin

Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and collaboration platform trusted to help save lives across the US and Canada. Keeping millions of people safe during catastrophic disasters and...

DBmarlin 1.4.0 released

After another month of innovation and bug squashing, we’re pleased to release DBmarlin 1.4. This version includes new features to help you with database and host monitoring.

Scott Moore Goes Fishing for Database Issues

In season 3, episode 1 of The Performance Tour, Scott Moore (Scott Moore Consulting LLC) goes fishing for database issues and fixes them with DBmarlin. Scott is a well known...

DBmarlin First Year Anniversary

February 2020 will always stick in my mind for two main reasons.

DBmarlin 1.3.0 released featuring time comparison reports

We are really excited to bring you the next great release of DBmarlin, that adds our innovative new time comparison reporting to help everyone from load testers to DBAs.

Advanced Database Monitoring with DBmarlin (Webinar)

Today we hosted our first ever Russian webinar thanks to new DBmarlin partner Proto. Thanks to Denis Bezkorovayny and team for setting this up and allowing us to present to...

DBmarlin 1.2.0 released featuring support for Windows

We’re thrilled to bring you another great monthly release that blends new features and enhanced support for Windows users. Customers running on Linux, don’t worry we will have more features...

DBmarlin 1.1.0 released including Host monitoring and improved Explain plans

Today is another milestone for our database monitoring solution, DBmarlin, and the team here at AP towers have kept the speed of development moving apace. The latest 1.1.0 version of...

DBmarlin Video Demo

DBmarlin is a modern, easy to use, cost effective way to better optimise your database performance and understand the impact of changes. 2021 will be a landmark year as we...

Instead of Celebrating in 2020, we’re Donating to Food Banks

To celebrate the release of DBmarlin as a GA product, the AP team agreed that we wanted to do something to give back to our communities, especially during the pandemic....

DBmarlin Play site launched

For anyone wishing to get hands-on with DBmarlin before deciding whether to try it for themselves, we now have the DBmarlin Play site where anyone can see the product with...

DBMarlin is now available for general release

We’re delighted to have received so much interest in DBmarlin, our next-generation database monitoring tool. We launched in beta in August 2020 and are proud to announce that as of...

Instana link to DBmarlin for deeper database insights

Instana customers may have seen that since yesterday, with the release of 1.191, you now have a new button when looking at database metrics. Scroll to the bottom of the...

The most popular databases 2006 to 2020

We recently announced that DBmarlin now supports the Top 4 databases, and mentioned that the top 4 have remained unchanged for more than 3 years (according to

DBmarlin now supports all of the top 4 database engines

Last week DBmarlin hit a new milestone with support for Microsoft SQL Sever. That means that DBmarlin now supports all of the the top 4 relational databases.

DBmarlin adds support for Microsoft SQL Server

We are pleased to announce that DBmarlin now supports Microsoft SQL Server in addition to Oracle, MySQL and PostgreSQL.

DBmarlin new website now live

This week we are pleased to announce that our new DBmarlin website has gone live. This is the place to go for all information on DBmarlin, including the software download,...

DBmarlin Beta now supports Oracle

Hopefully you saw our recent anouncement about DBmarlin launching in closed Beta with support for PostgreSQL and MySQL. Today we are pleased to add Oracle to the list of supported...

Next generation database monitoring tool - DBmarlin reaches beta

Prepare for the next generation of database monitoring. Application Performance Ltd (AP) are thrilled to announce that DBmarlin launched in closed Beta test on 21st August. Anyone wanting to get...

UK OUG webinar: Oracle edition survey results

During our recent UK OUG webinar, on 14 May, entitled “Escaping the limitations of the Oracle performance tuning tools”, we ran a survey asking “In your organisation, what is the...

Did you catch our webinar hosted by the UK OUG ?

On the 14th May,  Martin Pinner of Application Performance presented a webinar, hosted by the UK Oracle User Group, discussing Oracle’s database performance toolsets, and put forward an alternative methodology for...

UK OUG Webinar - May 2019

Martin Pinner of Application Performance will be presenting a webinar, hosted by the UK Oracle User Group, discussing Oracle’s database performance toolsets, and why they may not be the best...

Reflections on the UK OUG - Midlands Tech Summit.

Thanks to all who came to see us at the UK Oracle User Group Midlands Tech Summit in Northampton yesterday where AP were both an exhibitor and speaker.

See us at the UK Oracle User Group on 28th Feb

Next Thursday, 28th February, AP will be sponsoring, speaking and exhibiting at the UK Oracle User Group Midlands Tech Summit in Northampton.

2018 - Looking back - and some new ideas for 2019

Before jumping into 2019, we would like to thank you for all we accomplished together during the last year! We are proud to be working with you, helping you get the most...

Introducing DBTao: the new way to unlock your hidden ORACLE performance

Ever wanted a quick way to optimise your Oracle database, without spending days trawling through Explain Plans and schema stats?

How to survive an ORACLE Licence audit

For those that were unable to attend the webinar here is the recording.

Cambridge SQL Saturday 2016 - Thanks

Application Performance would like to thank the organisers of the Cambridge SQL Saturday for such a well-attended event. As a sponsor it is always gratifying to see so many people dropping by.

Webinar on Database Tuning for Better Performance

On the 18 March Application Performance hosted a successful webinar by database expert Rafi Balbirsky from Performance Art, on database tuning for better performance.