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pganalyze vs. pgDash

Learn about pganalyze's Index Advisor, active session history, how it integrates with APM tools, and further reasons why pganalyze might be the best fit for you.

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Top-Level Query Metrics
For Top 100 Queries

For All Queries (Unlimited)
Drill Into Per-Query Metrics
Query text limited to 500 characters

Unlimited query text
EXPLAIN Plans
auto_explain

auto_explain or log-based EXPLAIN
EXPLAIN Plans for extended query protocol
EXPLAIN Plans for long query texts
EXPLAIN Insights (“Why is this query slow?”)
Automatic EXPLAIN ANALYZE through auto_explain
Index Recommendations
With pganalyze Index Advisor
VACUUM Recommendations
With pganalyze VACUUM Advisor
Overall System Metrics
Integration with APM tools / Tracing
Through Query Tags
Integration with Third-Party Dashboards

Yes (through API)
Active Session History
Wait Event Monitoring
Schema Monitoring
VACUUM Monitoring
Basic table statistics only

In-depth monitoring
Replication Monitoring
Log Monitoring
Limited, only collects 3 event types

Supports all event types
Pre-Configured Log Filters
Limited Log Events Detected

100+ Log Events Detected Automatically
PII obfuscation
Yes (configurable)
Supported DatabasesPostgreSQLPostgreSQL
Deployment MethodCloud or On-Premise (behind firewall)Cloud or On-Premise (behind firewall)

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