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Category : Custom Conditions

Customizing Your Alert Emails in SentryOne

Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) shows two ways to customize the alert emails that are sent in response to Advisory Conditions.

Custom Conditions: Trigger Threshold

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) explains when you should set a Trigger Threshold value on a Custom Condition and demonstrates a use case.

New Custom Conditions Pack (July 2016)

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) tells you what's new in the latest SQL Sentry Custom Conditions Pack for more intelligent SQL Server altering.

Trust Issues Hurting Database Performance?

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) discusses locating & resolving SQL Server database trust issues (check constraints & foreign keys).

SQL Sentry Custom Conditions for VMware

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) describes the VMware-specific custom conditions and their use cases in right-sizing your virtual environments.

Custom Conditions: Maximum Instance Count

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) explains what the Maximum Instance Count is and how to use it when creating a Custom Condition.

SQL Sentry & SIOS iQ : The Integration Begins

Brian Davis (@brian78) walks through configuring Custom Conditions in SQL Sentry to work with the SIOS iQ machine learning platform for VMware environments.

Common Criteria Compliance: A True Story

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) explains the importance of the Common Criteria Compliance Enabled custom condition & avoiding unexpected performance issues.

Jason and the Case of “The Condition Mission”

Jason Hall (@SQLSaurus) demonstrates his creative writing prowess with a sort-of-fictional tale about Custom Conditions in SQL Sentry Performance Advisor.

New SQL Sentry Custom Conditions Pack

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) shows you what's new in the latest SQL Sentry Custom Conditions Pack for more intelligent alerting options.

Always On Availability Groups & VMs

John Martin explains how Always On Availability Groups & Virtualization go hand in hand, but if you don't get it quite right, it can all go horribly wrong.

Custom Conditions : A Logical Choice

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) guides you through creating advanced SQL Sentry Custom Conditions with multi-step condition checks for intelligent alerting.