SolarWinds SQL Sentry is the leading monitoring and alerting platform for Microsoft Data Platform DBAs, and it is our platform of choice for our managed service customers. It uses a Windows service to monitor its targets. That’s all great, but… What if this monitoring service is unavailable for some reason? How could you be alerted when your alerting service is down? Who is watching the watchers? Who is monitoring the monitors?
Luckily for you, we found a solution for this a long time ago. Join me in this blog post to learn how to do it yourself!