Extended Events Monitoring for SQL Server

Free Tool - SQL XEvent Profiler

Desktop Console

  • Microsoft Windows: Vista SP2+, Server 2008, 7 SP1+, Server 2008 R2, 8, Server 2012, 8.1; Server 2012 R2, Server 2012 R2 Update, 10 (provisional)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework: 4.0+
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Tools: 2012, 2014 (must be installed on desktop console before installing SQL XEvent Profiler)
  • web browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.x+ (minimum of Windows 7 SP1, Server 2008 R2 SP1), Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Database Platforms

  • Microsoft SQL Server: 2012, 2014; 2016, 2017 Windows (provisional)

SQL XEvent Profiler does not install any components, dynamic link libraries (DLLs), scripts, stored procedures, or tables on the monitored database instances.

Database Instances in Cloud

  • Microsoft Azure: Virtual Machine VM (provisional)
  • Amazon Web Services: Elastic Compute Cloud EC2 (provisional)
  • connection: using DNS domain name or IP address, and SQL authentication

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