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1,626 Customers Surveyed

12,002 Data Points Collected

1582 Published TechFacts

339 Published Charts

239 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for IDERA

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on IDERA.



Selected Research Highlights


SQL Doctor Customer Fact

Rating for Medium Enterprise, Health Care, USA

Methodist Hospitals of Dallas rates SQL Doctor’s access to analysis history as best in class compared to its competition.

SQL Safe Backup Customer Research

Top Organizational Impact for 100 to 499 Databases

What impact has your organization experienced since using SQL Safe Backup?

Gained confidence that an entire environment is adequately backed up
69%
Reduced cost of managing backups and recoveries
54%
Fewer and shorter end-user productivity interruptions
40%

SQL Diagnostic Manager Customer Research

Important Features

Which features were important when you evaluated SQL Server performance monitoring tools?

Find query bottlenecks using wait state query workload analysis
74%
Find and resolve blocking and deadlock application conflicts
69%
Automatic alert response actions to correct problems and integrate with other systems
67%
Produce and publish performance reports
41%
Ability to automate administration and provisioning of monitoring using scripting language
32%
Prescriptive analysis with expert recommendations and executable scripts
32%
Diagnose performance issues with Availability Groups
27%

Precise Case Study

Medium Enterprise / Financial Services in United Kingdom (SAP, Sybase)

Introduction

This case study of Daiwa Capital Markets, London is based on a September 2017 survey of Precise customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Precise provides resource usage trends by applications and database administration tasks to find out when a particular operation occurred.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Precise:

  • Inconsistent or poor application end-user experiences
  • Finger pointing from other IT groups and third-party vendors
  • Slow root cause identification and long mean time to resolution
  • Monitoring high-volume production environments

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Precise that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses Precise for the following technologies:
    • SAP
    • Sybase ASE
  • Evaluated the following feature before purchasing Precise:
    • Dashboard overview of application performance with easy drill-down to identify root cause

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Precise:

  • Realized the following team impact:
    • Accelerated the time for root cause identification
    • Accelerated the mean time to resolution for application issues
  • Realized the following organization impact:
    • Improved confidence in organization-oriented service-level agreements
    • Increased system performance against organization-oriented service-level agreements
  • Decreased the following metrics for application performance:
    • The time to find a root cause: 60% to 80%
  • Rated the following capabilities of Precise as compared to its competition:
    • History, trending, and planning: significantly better than

Idera Customer Fact

Tools for Small Business, Computer Software, USA, 15 to 49 SQL Server Databases

We use SQL Diagnostic Manager and SQL Doctor for SQL Server in the cloud.

SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL (formerly Monyog) Case Study

Small Business, Telecommunications Services, USA

Introduction

This case study of ICF Corporation is based on an October 2018 survey of SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL (formerly Monyog) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL provides improved visibility into overall health and performance of our database servers.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL):

  • Improving visibility into the overall health and performance of databases
  • Accelerating root-cause identification and mean time to resolution
  • Monitoring databases in the cloud with a minimum number of tools and learning curve

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has 10 to 24 MySQL databases in their environment.
  • Uses MySQL in the following environments:
    • On-premise on virtual machines
  • Looked for the following features when evaluating SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL:
    • Find and resolve blocking and deadlocks
    • Proactively alert with multiple baselines and automatic response actions
    • Include automated advisor rules with best practices recommendations
    • Monitor databases in the cloud

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with SQL Diagnostic Manager for MySQL:

  • Team impact:
    • Improved database administrator efficiency
    • Improved visibility into database health and performance
    • Accelerated mean time to resolution for database issues
  • Organization impact:
    • Reduced lost employee productivity
  • Reduced the following:
    • The cost to monitor databases: >80%
  • Rates the following capabilities of SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server as compared to its competition:
    • Monitor in real-time: Significantly better
    • Track configuration changes: Significantly better
    • Monitor problematic queries: Significantly better
    • See top queries across servers: Significantly better


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