Blue Medora SelectStar unites database and infrastructure monitoring across cloud and virtualised environments.


New SaaS-based solution provides a normalised view for more than 90 percent of production databases and their underlying on- and off-premises infrastructure

Blue Medora, recently announced SelectStar, a new IT operational analytics (ITOA) platform that combines comprehensive database and cloud infrastructure monitoring to help organisations track and optimise critical database performance and availability metrics.

The solution is available as a comprehensive Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that deploys in less than 15 minutes. SelectStar delivers a normalised view of more than 90 percent of production cloud-native or on-premises databases and their underlying cloud or virtualised infrastructure, ideal for multiple database architectures.

Blue Medora is known for extending IT monitoring with the True Visibility Suite for VMware vRealize Operations and New Relic platforms with dozens of plugins that aggregate individual resource data from cloud, compute storage, database and application sources.

SelectStar is the company's first SaaS-based solution that provides unified database performance monitoring alongside cloud infrastructure to increase end-user satisfaction and reduce time required to diagnose and resolve performance issues. SelectStar addresses a seismic shift in the market where changing the scope of business applications has changed the scope of databases and the database administrators (DBAs) who support them.

"Database architectures are evolving to include open-source and cloud-native environments, many with their own set of tools," said Blue Medora CTO Mike Kelly. "DBAs who have managed one or two database types now have to be experts in a multitude of configurations. SelectStar enables DBAs to gain control of this new, complex environment where they can...

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