Data is collected from the SQL Server connection from the following Spotlight collections.
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How to configure Spotlight collections

Use a Spotlight Client to configure Spotlight collections. See Configure Scheduling

From the Spotlight Client

  1. Click Configure | Scheduling.
  2. Select template or connection to configure
  3. Select a collection to modify the collection schedule.

Alarms

Alarm Collection name Notes
Backup Alarms Database List  
Clusters - Failed Over Alarm Not Publicly Visible Non configurable
Clusters - File Share Witness inaccessible alarm Cluster List  
Clusters - Node Unavailable Alarm Cluster Summary  
Clusters - Non-Preferred Node Alarm Cluster Summary  
Compiles - Percentage Recompilations Alarm Statistics  
SQL Custom Counters Alarm Custom Counters - SQL Server  
Databases - Data File Group About to Grow SQLFileGroups.AboutToGrow  
Databases - Data File Group Space Used Alarm Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases - Dynamic Data File Group Growths Remaining Alarm Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases - Dynamic Log File Growths Remaining Alarm Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases - Log File Space Used Alarm Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases - Log Flush Wait Time Alarm Database Info  
Databases - SQL I/O Errors Alarm Global Variables  
Databases - Unavailable Alarm Database List  
Error Log - Error Count Alarm Error Log Scan  
I/O Stall Time Alarm IO Stall  
Index Fragmentation Alarm Fragmentation Overview  
Index Fragmentation Status Alarm Fragmentation Overview  
Latch - Total Wait Time Rate Alarm Latches Locks  
LiteSpeed Backup Alarms LiteSpeed Alarm  
Locks - Blocked Processes Alarm Blocking  
Locks - Deadlocks Alarm Deadlock List  
Log Shipping - Primary Backup Job Alarm Log Shipping Primaries  
Log Shipping - Secondary Job Alarm Log Shipping Secondaries  
Log Shipping - Secondary Latency Alarm Log Shipping Secondaries  
Memory - Page Life Expectancy Alarm Buffer Manager  
Mirroring - State Alarm Mirroring  
Mirroring - Unrestored Log Alarm Mirroring  
Mirroring - Unsent Log Alarm Mirroring  
Mirroring - Failed Over Alarm Mirroring Failover Detection  
Missing SQL Performance Counters Alarm (displayed in Spotlight Today) Check Performance Counters Non configurable
Network - SQL Server Packets Error Rate Alarm Global Variables  
Services – DTC Service Status General Counters  
Services – Full Text Search Service General Counters  
Services - Integration Service Status Alarm General Counters  
Services - Reporting Service Status Alarm General Counters  
Services - SQL Mail Status SQL Mail  
Services – SQL Agent Mail Status General Counters  
SQL - Long Running SQL alarm Long Running SQL
Session Details

Non configurable
SQL Agent - Alerts Alarm Alert Failures Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
SQL Agent - Jobs Failed Alarm Agent Job List  
SQL Agent - Long Running Jobs Alarms Agent Job List  
SQL Agent - Status General Counters  
SQL Virtual Log Files Count alarm SQL Virtual Log Files Count  
Tempdb Auto Growth Tempdb File Auto Growth  
Tempdb Contention Tempdb Contention  
Tempdb File Location Tempdb File Location  
Tempdb File Size Tempdb File Size  
Tempdb Growth Settings Tempdb Configuration Checks  
Tempdb Number of Files Tempdb Configuration Checks  
Tempdb Version Store Generation Rate Tempdb Performance Counters  
Tempdb Version Store Size Tempdb Space Usage  
User - Connection Count Alarm SQL Server Connections  
User - Logins Per Second Alarm Global Variables  
User - Response Time Alarm Response Time  

Spotlight Overview page

Panel, Component Collection name Notes
Sessions panel SQL Server Connections  
Processes panel SQL Server Connections  
Memory panel Memory Manager  
Memory panel | Buffer Cache Buffer Manager  
Memory panel | Procedure Cache Cache Manager  
Disk Storage panel | Databases, Data Files, Log Files General DB Stats  
Disk Storage panel | Tempdb Nil. Component attached to alarms.  
Disk Storage panel | Max I/O Wait IO Stall  
Performance Health panel Performance Health  
System panel | Version Version Information Non configurable

Diagnostics drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
CPU Adhoc Queries Non configurable
CPU Recompiling Queries Non configurable
CPU Current Workload Non configurable
CPU Recent Workload Non configurable
CPU | Excessive Query Optimization Optimizer Info Non configurable
IO Current Workload Non configurable
IO Recent Workload Non configurable
IO SQL Index Latch Waits  
IO SQL Index Log Waits  
IO IndexLatchWaits Non configurable
IO IndexLogWaits Non configurable

Memory drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
Summary | Memory Areas chart Memory Manager
Summary | Server Memory chart Memory Manager

SQL Activity drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
Sessions Full Session List  
Sessions | SQL Session Details Non configurable
Sessions | Session Trace Session Trace Non configurable
Sessions | Session Locks Locks List  
Summary | Access Methods charts Access Methods  
Summary | CPU Utilization (SQL Server) SQL CPU Percent  
Locks Locks List  
Locks | Locks Types charts Lock Statistics  
Locks | Latches chart Latches Locks  
Blocking Decode Wait Resource Non configurable
Blocking Blocking List Non configurable
Deadlocks Deadlock List  
I/O by File Virtual File Statistics  
Custom Counters Custom Counters - SQL Server  
Query Execution Statistics QueryExecutionStatistics  

Wait Statistics drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
Wait Time Trend chart Wait Statistics

Performance Health drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
Rating Performance Health
Instance Wait Time WaitsByCategory
I/O Latency Performance Health

Wait Events drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
All Waits Events

High Availability drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
Primaries Log Shipping Primaries  
Secondaries Log Shipping Secondaries  
Primaries/Secondaries | History Log Shipping Monitor History Detail Non configurable
Primaries/Secondaries | History Log Shipping Primaries Secondaries Non configurable
Database Mirroring Mirroring  

Databases drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
Databases Database List  
Databases General DB Properties  
Databases | Summary | Database History charts Database Info  
Databases | File Groups page File Groups  
Databases | Data Files page Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases | Transaction Logs page File Groups  
Databases | Log Files page Files Minimum refresh for this collection is 60 seconds
Databases | Tables page Tables Non configurable
Databases | Indexes page Indexes Non configurable
Databases | Indexes | Fragmentation Fragmentation List Non configurable
Databases | Indexes | Statistics Index Statistics Non configurable
Databases | Indexes | Update Statistics Index Statistics Update Non configurable
Databases | LiteSpeed Backups LiteSpeed Activity  
Databases | Fragmented Indexes Fragmentation by Index  

Support Services drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
SQL Agent Jobs page Agent Job List  
SQL Agent Jobs | Start Job Start Job Non configurable
SQL Agent Jobs | Job History grid Agent Job History Non configurable
Service Status page Support Services  
Service Status | Start/Stop Service Control Non configurable
SQL Agent Alerts page Agent Alert List Non configurable
Cluster Services page Cluster List Non configurable
Cluster Services | Take offline / bring online / move group Cluster Control Non configurable
DTC page DTC Information This is a Windows collection.
Full Text Search page Full Text Catalog  

Configuration drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
  Configuration List Collection performed only once when entering the Configuration drilldown
  Version Information Non configurable
Submit update Configuration Update Non configurable

Error Log drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name Notes
Error Log dropdown Error Log List Non configurable
SQL Server Error Logs / SQL Agent Error Logs Error Log Non configurable
Cycle Cycle Error Log Non configurable

Workload Analysis drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
All Workload Analysis

Tempdb drilldown

Page, grid, chart Collection Name
Configuration Health Tempdb Configuration Checks; Tempdb File Auto Growth; Tempdb File Location
Usage Tempdb Session Space Usage; Tempdb Space Usage; Tempdb Performance Counters
Contention Tempdb contention; Tempdb Page Wait Times

SQL Optimizer

Application Collection Name
SQL Optimizer QueryExecutionStatistics

Collections not supported when SQL Server 2017 is hosted on Linux

See Partial support for monitoring SQL Server: SQL Server 2017 and Linux hosted SQL Server connections.

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