SQL ConstantCare® Population Report: Fall 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.

Out of the 3,650 servers sending in data recently, the most popular version of SQL Server is still 2016. The combination of 2014, 2016, and 2017 make up 74% of market share right now:

On a percentage basis, SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, and 2012 all lost some share this month – but they didn’t lose it to