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Training Class Getting Started with SolarWinds Backup - February 28

This course offers customers an introduction to SolarWinds Backup, focusing on configuring the backup technology, taking backups, data restoration and data security. It is a great primer and will get you up to speed quickly on SolarWinds Backup.
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New To Database Performance Analyzer (DPA)

New To Database Performance Analyzer (DPA)


Training Class     Getting Started with Data Performance Analyzer - Feb 22, Mar 7, Mar 22


This purpose of this course is to introduce new users to Database Performance Analyzers unique response time analysis methodologies. Educate users on the different installation options and provide guidance on what first time users will need to do once everything is up and running including, discussions on how to begin collecting performance data, analysis, alerting and reporting. As well as an overview of the interface and other tips and tricks.

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Before you install - We want to make sure you have a successful DPA Installation. Let’s get started on the right path.

Check the system requirements

Check that your system meets specifications.

Access the Customer Portal

Make sure that your portal account is set up so that you can access your product license.

Prepare your environment

This article will help you to identify the actions that you will need to take prior to installation.

Installing, customizing and training

You're ready to go. What next?

Watch the installation video

This video walks you step by step through the installation process on Windows.

Installation Guide

This guide helps you prepare for installation, and provides instructions for installing DPA and creating the DPA repository database in all supported environments. 

Getting Started Guide 

This guide has instructions for registering databases for monitoring and allocating licenses. Once the initial setup is complete, learn how to investigate performance issues, and set up alerts, and create reports.

DPA Training 

Sign up for Professional Series Classes, specifically Getting Started with Database Performance Analyzer. * (active maintenance only)


Customers on Active maintenance receive additional training classes and videos to help you create the perfect system for your needs.  Learn More.

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  • Check out the Success Center (our Support, Training, and Documentation hub). - It's your resource to assist you through the implementation process. We offer many articles and videos on how to get started.
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