SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server Releases

Released: Nov 23, 2019

Updates in v10.5


  • Updated prescriptive analytics by adding latest recommendations from SQL Doctor including recommendations for DBaaS.
  • Updated user interface for monitoring DBaaS by hiding invalid windows.
  • Updated alerting by adding support for DBaaS, reducing false positives, and addressing customer requests.
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2019.

Released: Feb 28, 2019

Updates in v10.4


  • Visual query plan in desktop console.
  • Improved extended event estimated plan collection.
  • Exploit SQL Server's Query Store for query and plan collection.
  • Improved web console.
  • Support SQL Server 2019 CTP (experimental) for monitoring and repository.

Released: Aug 2, 2018

Updates in v10.3


  • Reduced privilege requirements for monitoring.
  • New Operator security role in between Read Only and Instance Admin roles.
  • Added grooming and aggregation options.
  • Support SQL Server 2017 for Windows & Linux.

Released: May 1, 2018

Updates in v10.2.2


  • New Session Details report.
  • Improved IDERA Dashboard performance and install experience.

Released: Sep 7, 2017

Updates in 10.2.1


This release adds the capability previously added in SQL Diagnostic Manager (SDM) 10.2 to the browser interface in IDERA Dashboard.

  • Time-based drilldown in SQL Diagnostic Manager.  Select any time range on any graph to zoom in for more detail and isolate that time range as you navigate to other graphs.
  • History Range Control.  Choose the range being displayed with a common control to specify start date and time and end date and time or select the most recent history.
  • Performance...

Released: Jul 6, 2017

Updates in V10.2


  • Improved time-based drill-down.
  • Refined history range control.
  • Optimized performance for scalability and user productivity.


  • Various bug fixes.

Released: Oct 28, 2016

Updates in v10.1


  • Global tags and improved installation flow in IDERA Dashboard.
  • Configuration of heatmap calculation to modify coefficients and weigh the importance of instances by tags.
  • For PowerShell integration: Query plan collection, enabling and disabling of query waits, administrator functionality (such as the friendly name of a certificate and the job activity monitor), and alert response actions.
  • Response actions for query waits.
  • Independent scheduling of baselines.
  • Generation of SCOM alerts and...

Released: Jan 6, 2016

Updates in this release

Updates in V10.0

  • Integrated SQL Doctor expert recommendations.
  • Multiple baselines.
  • Federated overview screens.
  • New Alert timeline view by category.
  • Dashboard enhancements.
    • User defined dashboards
    • 18 new widgets
    • Collapsible side panels
    • Improved Heat Map view
    • Query waits by time and duration
    • Multiple DB selections including TempDB
  • Bug fixes and enhancements.

Released: Jun 2, 2015

Updates in this release

Updates in V9.1

  • New dashboard widgets to aggregate statistics across multiple instances of Diagnostic Manager repositories.
  • Improved instance overview and heatmap views.
  • New custom reports for top 10 lists.
  • Export and import configuration files that share custom counters, reports and alert templates.
  • Monitor additional SQL Server services.

Released: Sep 8, 2014

Updates in this release

Updates in V8.5

  • Hyper-V Support - Extended virtual support to Hyper-V, providing insight into the performance of your virtual system more effectively. Users can track and monitor Hyper-V specific performance metrics for a complete view of the virtualized server and the physical host.
  • Monitoring and Alerting Enhancements
    • Ability to set up Alert Responses that are triggered after multiple user defined metric thresholds have been breached.
    • Inclusion filters for Query monitors.
  • Tech Preview of the...