Monitor and Analyse SQL Server Performance

dbForge Monitor is a FREE add-in for Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio that allows you to track and analyse SQL Server performance. The tool includes a variety tools for SQL Server diagnostics, including a bunch of SQL performance metrics allowing to see the comprehensive and clear picture of all processes taking place on the server, detect most expensive queries, waiting tasks, and performance bottlenecks. With dbForge Monitor, you will save hours of time spent on SQL Server performance analysis!

Key Features


The Overview tab of the tool allows you to see what actually happens at your SQL Server from various angles. A rich collection of metrics for versatile monitoring of SQL Server performance includes:

  • CPU Utilization
  • Memory Utlization
  • Disc Activity
  • Read and Write Latencies
  • IO latency
    ... and much more!


Data Input/Output

With the IO data tab of the tool, you can easily view statistics of the read and write operations for each database file. In particular, you can track:

  • Total amount of data reads and writes
  • Count of input/output operations
  • Read/write latency
Data Input/Output

Wait Statistics

The Wait Stats tab, you can identify the resources that slow down the server. It shows the list of waiting tasks encountered by execution threads because resources required for the request fulfillment were busy or not available.

Wait Statistics

Top Queries

dbForge Monitor includes an SQL query performance analyzer that allows you to detect and optimize the most expensive queries that overload the system. Apart from the list of the poorly performing queries, the tool shows the query text and query profiling data that can help you to rewrite a query in the most productive way.

Top Queries

Discount Programs

Send us a link to your MVP profile and get a free license for any SQL Server product from Devart range!


Get significant discounts, and even free licenses for spreading a word about dbForge Monitor.

Devart High Five Program for dbForge Monitor

Get 50% OFF for switching to dbForge Monitor from competing tools!

SQL Monitor Competitive Upgrade

dbForge Developer Bundle for SQL Server

An ultimate kit of thirteen database development and management tools in one package. Grab the full power of dbForge Developer Bundle for SQL Server and benefit from a sensational discount in comparison with buying tools separately.

Developer Bundle Save up to 25