Metrics install automatically if you have SQL Monitor installed.
If you are using Redgate’s SQL Server monitoring tool, SQL Monitor, you can instantly install and run this metric on your servers.
This metric measures the percentage of database free space – both reserved and unused – to help you manage space requirements more efficiently. For example, you might find this data helps you to correctly estimate file size, so you don’t suffer from problems associated with automatic file growth.Percentage of database free space,
Percentage of database free space
This metric measures the percentage of database free space - both reserved and unused - to help you manage space requirements more efficiently. For example, you might find this data helps you to correctly estimate file size, so you don't suffer from problems associated with automatic file growth.
The T-SQL query that will collect data
Instances to collect from
Databases to collect from
Note: If this frequency is too low or too high for your needs, choose an alternative option.
Use collected or calculated values
Leave the Use a calculated rate of change between collections check box unchecked
Low database free space
Raise an alert when the metric value goes
Below the defined threshholds
Default threshold values
Note: These thresholds are intended as guideline values. If they seem too high or too low for your environment, replace them with values more suited to your server performance.
Raise an alert when the threshold is passed for