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Bradmark Announces the General Availability of Surveillance DB™ Version 4.3

HOUSTON, Texas — May 5, 2010 — Bradmark Technologies, Inc., an established provider of application solutions for database management, announces the general availability of Surveillance DB™ version 4.3, which include major enhancements and support for Sybase IQ 15 Analytics Server, Microsoft SQL Server and Windows Server 2008 R2, and Linux POWER platform support. Building on its offering of premier enterprise tools, Bradmark’s Surveillance solution enables IT organizations to maximize overall system efficiency by reducing the time to identify and resolve database issues and tracking departmental usage.

"Version 4.3 demonstrates Bradmark’s commitment to broadening and deepening the support for our valued Surveillance 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 RDBMS tool marketplace."

The Surveillance DB™ suite provides essential tools for real-time monitoring, issue identification and resolution, rules-based event management, data archiving and reporting. The product’s architecture is client/agent based allowing for n+1 scalability to an unlimited number of servers and the product also monitors the OS to ensure data integrity. With support for Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase and IBM 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 include:

  • Redesigned Microsoft SQL Server monitoring for heterogeneous database monitoring: Redesigned Health Window

Monitoring of key statistic:

  • Filegroup Usage, including autoextend
  • Longest Running SQL Long-running Operations (i.e. DBCC CHECKDB)
  • Current Executing SQL
  • Top Timed Event
  • Tempdb
  • Enhanced Block Tree Window
  • Connectivity using SQL Server Native Client (9 or 10)
  • Special monitoring of a multi-instance machine through the SQL Server Multi-instance
  • Health Window in the OS module (add attribute "SQLSERVER" to the OS entity and restart the OS agent)

Extended support for Sybase IQ 15 and 15.1

With additional monitoring metrics for non-Multiplex, Multiplex, VLDB, and ETL options.

  • Support for the Coordinator and multiple Writer nodes in IQ 15 Multiplex
  • Basic right-click Multiplex management actions
  • Monitoring of Multiplex interconnect (INC), showing connection pooling and heartbeat
  • Monitoring of DBSpaces (VLDB), showing availability and space usages
  • Monitoring of blocked connection trees
  • Monitoring of backups that were performed
  • Monitoring of login policies
  • Monitoring of Sybase ETL 4.8
  • Added Current Executing Statements Window
  • Enhanced System Settings Window
  • Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Entities created with the Entity Wizard can 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 POWERProduct Availability

Bradmark’s Surveillance version 4.3 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