Monitoring is personal. Don't settle for standard dashboards.

Performance and database health are everyone’s responsibility. SQLWATCH is a very versatile Microsoft SQL Server monitoring solution that gives DBAs, DevOps, SREs and Engineering teams eyes on performance, security, and configuration to troubleshoot faster and easier, with out of the box, real-time dashboards, regular health checks, without breaking the bank! Oh, and we also help the planet by planting some trees!

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Meet the SQLWATCH family

24/7 Monitoring and Observability


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Stay on top of your SQL Server Estate

Get all your SQL Servers on a single screen for better visibility.

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Performance Data

Collects performance data for issue solving, debugging, trend analysis, performance optimisation and cost reduction.

Configuration Audit

Tracks configuration changes and provides configuration recommendations based on your actual workload.

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Issue tracking

Our API collects and analyses SQL Server’s ERRORLOG and provides insight into security, performance and stability issues.

Make your SQL Servers green(er).

We already use Eco-Friendly Data Centre, so SQLWATCH’s carbon footprint is already low, but we want to do more for your servers, too.

Your database servers consume a lot of energy, which results in CO2 production. Most Data Centres already offset substantial amounts of CO2; however, we would like to do our bit, too, and you can be part of it.

We plant a tree every month for every subscription.


The Open-Source version will always be free and is licensed under the MIT license.
Download the latest Open Source version from GitHub.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a UK business located in the beautiful City of York, specialising in SQL Server and Azure. We help companies run their SQL Server platforms, and we’d like to think we know a thing or two about SQL Server. We have been in the SQL Server business for over 20 years.

SqlWatchCloud has been designed with security in mind. We use PowerShell to collect data from your SQL Servers for complete peace of mind and transparency. This way, you can see exactly what is going on. You only need to install on a single Windows Server and it will collect data from all your SQL Servers.

A workspace is your private space where your data and dashboards are.

Our MSP plan is designed to host multiple private workspaces that you can share with your clients. Moreover, our single pane of glass approach allows you to see all your client’s workspaces in your “home” workspace.
There is no limit to how many servers you can monitor. Get in touch for a chat.
We designed this server with GDPR and security in mind. This is why your data is always isolated and located in the exact geographical location of your business. We only collect performance-related data and not user data. We will work with you to make sure the solution meets your needs.
We designed this tool to be as safe as possible. We don’t collect any sensitive information or user data. Only SQL Server performance-related data. However, we understand this is not for everyone, but if you would like to chat about details, please let us know!
You don’t have to, but you can. SQLWATCH comes out of the box with a comprehensive suite of dashboards designed by our DBAs, so you don’t have to lift a finger. However, if you want to build a custom dashboard, it’s as easy as “drag and drop”, and we will happily guide you through the process in a training session.

Currently you can not, but we plan to implement this soon.

We are here to help! Contact us via the online portal, and we will sort things out for you!

We would like to work with you to ensure you get what you need. However, we understand you may not like the product. In that case, you can cancel anytime, and we will delete your entire workspace from the production system and any backups. There won’t be a way back to recover it. Ever.

Yes! Get in touch so we can discuss details.

No. However, like most SaaS platforms, this service too has its limits. Based on our experience, a single server will submit approximately 1GB of monitoring data monthly. We may discuss different options with you if you have a server that requires considerably more data (for example, if you have thousands of databases and thousands of data files and so on).

MSP pricing is a starting point and can be expanded to suit your business needs. Let’s chat so we can find out what you need.

The Cloud version has been redesigned from scratch to be more efficient and faster. It does not use a relational database to store data (yep, relational databases are not suitable for everything); instead, it uses a combination of technologies, including time series databases, key-value databases and blob storage. SQLWATCH Cloud has been designed for those who do not want to do “DIY” Open Source and want 100% reliable, hassle-free monitoring that just works.

SQLWATCH is a dedicated SQL Server monitoring solution designed by SQL Server DBAs with low costs and high flexibility in mind. It is significantly cheaper than other tools and comes with DBA support.  Monitoring is personal; SQL Developers want to see metrics different from SQL DBAs and the Business. SQLWATCH enables you to build custom dashboards specific to each department so everyone is always on the same page. You can also tap into the API and integrate collected data with other data or your tools.

Currently not. Due to the significant difference in architecture, migration is not possible, but this is something we would love to implement, so watch this space.

Your platform. Your needs.

Have a custom shopping list?

Need longer retention period, more alerts, or something else?
Have only 1 server to monitor, or 2000 servers? Standard plans don’t cut it?

Let us know what you need. We designed SQLWATCH Cloud to be as flexible as possible and we’re sure we can meet your demand.