Key Insights from the 2020 State of SQL Server Monitoring Report


This marks the third year that Redgate have launched a survey to better understand how organisations monitor their databases. This year, 971 database professionals from around the world responded.

Here are some of the key insights from the survey:

Estates are growing more than ever

Companies who reported over 1,000 SQL Server instances grew 9% year-on-year while those reporting fewer than 100 instances have dropped for a second year. This trend is no surprise as organisations store more data digitally and find more ways to utilise that data. DBA teams are responsible for more servers than ever, and a using