Monitoring Azure SQL Databases

There are many reasons you should monitor your databases, including avoiding performance problems or running out of disk space. Ideally, you want a scalable monitoring solution where you can monitor all your SQL databases in one single place. This article will describe two options that are available: Azure SQL Analytics and Azure SQL Insights. Both are based on Azure Monitor so we will start this article by looking into Azure Monitor.

Note that Azure Monitor is primarily for monitoring Azure SQL databases. For hybrid environments or on-premises SQL Server databases, I would suggest also looking into third-party tools such as