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Bradmark Showcases Surveillance DB™ for Microsoft SQL Server at PASS Summit 2010 Debut

— Building on its offering of best-in-class database tools, Bradmark’s features monitoring and event management that enables IT organizations a clear, concise graphical view into their database statistics and thereby reducing the time to identify and resolve database issues —


Houston, TX. — November 9, 2010 — Bradmark Technologies, Inc., an established provider of application solutions for database management, today announces Bradmark's exhibitor debut at the PASS Summit conference in Seattle, Washington, featuring Surveillance DB™ for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2.


Demonstrating real-time monitoring, issue identification and resolution, rules-based event management, data repository and reporting, PASS Summit 2010 attendees will be the first to witness a new generation of proactive database monitoring tools that enable DBAs to maximize system uptime and availability. Utilizing an agent-based architecture, Surveillance allows for n+1 scalability to an unlimited number of servers that also monitors the OS to ensure data integrity. With support as well for Oracle, Sybase, IBM and MySQL database investments that run on UNIX, Linux and Windows operating systems, Surveillance provides a single, integrated source for DBAs to manage multi-database, multi-OS system enterprises from a single source.


Key Surveillance support and enhancements for Microsoft SQL Server include:

  • Redesigned SQL Server Health Window
  • Monitoring of a multi-instance machine through the SQL Server Multi-instance Health Window in the OS module
  • Enhanced Block Tree Window
  • Monitoring of key statistics:
    • Filegroup Usage, including autoextend
    • Top Timed Event
    • Tempdb Storage
    • Long-running Operations (i.e. DBCC CHECKDB)

Capturing of:

  • Longest Running SQL
  • Current Executing SQL
  • Connectivity using SQL Server Native Client (9 or 10)
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Monitor the database using Dynamic Management Views and Functions (DMV), which provide more powerful monitoring metrics
  • New platform support: Windows Server 2008 R2 and Linux POWER


“This latest release demonstrates Bradmark’s commitment to broadening and deepening the support for Surveillance enterprise customers,” said, Brad Tashenberg, CEO, Bradmark Technologies, Inc. “With this new functionality, Bradmark also demonstrates the ability to deliver timely and functionally rich value to the SQL Server community,” says Tashenberg.


Product Availability

Bradmark’s Surveillance DB is now available. For evaluation copies on CD, visit and click on the Demo Request link, or contact your Bradmark representative directly. For Bradmark U.S.:

(713) 621-2808, or toll-free (800) 621-2808

For Bradmark EMEA: +31 (0) 251-268 248


About Bradmark Technologies, Inc.

Founded in 1981, privately-held Bradmark Technologies, Inc. develops, markets, sells and supports data management solutions that provide anytime — anywhere access to managing database, application and operating system components. Bradmark’s innovative product suites detect and prevent problems before they adversely affect productivity, ensuring that IT environments are up and operating at peak performance. Headquartered in Houston, Bradmark has offices in Seattle, Washington, London, Munich, the Netherlands and Beijing. Additionally, Bradmark reaches global audiences through a network of Channel Partners and International Distributors. For additional information, visit