SQL ConstantCare® Population Report: Summer 2020


Ever wonder how fast people are adopting new versions of SQL Server, or what’s “normal” out there for SQL Server adoption rates, hardware sizes, or numbers of databases? Let’s find out in the summer 2020 version of our SQL ConstantCare® population report.

The most popular version of SQL Server is 2016. The combination of 2014, 2016, and 2017 make up 75% of market share right now:

But companies are gradually adopting newer versions and replacing their older servers. Here’s how market share changed over the last 6 months:

This quarter, shops continued to gradually replace their older versions: