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1,844 Customers Surveyed

13,254 Data Points Collected

1727 Published TechFacts

360 Published Charts

259 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for IDERA

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on IDERA.



Selected Research Highlights


SQL Compliance Manager Customer Research

What features were you looking for in a SQL Server security auditing tool?

Tracking database changes to data, schema, security, and configuration
85%
Receiving alerts when suspicious activity occurs
80%
Generating audit reports to demonstrate compliance
75%
Tracking sensitive data access for compliance audits
70%
Investigating inappropriate activity forensically after an incident
60%
Diagnosing atypical user access or behavior or access
50%
Monitoring instance activity, such as failed logins
50%
Auditing privileged users to ensure their compliance
45%
Configuring event threshold levels and setting event alerts
40%

SQL Safe Backup Case Study

Small Business / Computer Software in USA

Introduction

This case study of Sentric is based on a November 2017 survey of SQL Safe Backup customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have a large 1 TB database that used to take all night to backup, sometimes even into the next morning. SQL Safe Backup brought that down to about 2 -1/2 hours.”

“SQL Safe Backup provides us with peace of mind.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select SQL Safe Backup:

  • Were unable to manage an entire backup environment via a centralized console
  • Had too much time and money spent on managing backup and recovery

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SQL Safe Backup that the surveyed company uses: Has 100 to 499 SQL Server databases in their environment.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with SQL Safe Backup:

  • Team impact:
    • Are able to manage an entire backup environment with a single solution
    • Have faster backup and recovery times
    • Reduced the cost of backup systems (including secondary storage)
  • Organizational impact:
    • Gained confidence that an entire environment is adequately backed up
    • Improved business continuity via rapid recovery after outages
  • Reduced:
    • Backup time: 60% to 80%
    • Backup storage requirements: 60% to 80%
    • Backup inefficiencies/failures: 60% to 80%
    • Recovery time: more than 80%
    • Missed RPOs, RTOs, and SLAs: 60% to 80%
    • Backup-related IT costs: 60% to 80%
  • Rates the following capabilities of SQL Safe Backup as compared to its competition:
    • User-friendliness: best in class
    • Dynamic compression: best in class
    • Advanced recovery options: best in class
    • Alerting: best in class
    • Reporting: significantly better
    • Policy-based management: significantly better

SQL Safe Backup Customer Research

Top Key Features for Less than 10 Databases

What key features were you looking for when evaluating SQL Safe Backup?

Central console to manage entire environment
65%
Dynamic compression (speed versus space)
47%
Instant data access for recovery and advanced object-level recovery
41%
Powerful and flexible alerting
41%

IDERA Customer Fact

Organizational Impact for Medium Enterprise, Professional Services, USA, SQL Server, 25 to 49 Databases

SQL Comparison Toolset helped our organization integrate database change management with other workflows (such as DevOps).

SQL Diagnostic Manager Case Study

ShopMetrics (Small Business / Computer Software in USA)

Introduction

This case study of ShopMetrics is based on an April 2017 survey of SQL Diagnostic Manager customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SQL Diagnostic Manager provides a single pane of glass for a database administrator who by necessity manages several other facets of the environment.”

Challenges

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

  • Optimize their SQL Server database instances to:
    • Improve database performance.
    • Avoid finger pointing from other IT groups and third-party application vendors when issues occur
    • Improve visibility into the overall health of the databases.
    • Find query bottlenecks using wait state query workload analysis.
    • Find and resolve blocking and deadlock application conflicts.

Use Case

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

  • Has 2 to 5 SQL Server databases in their environment.
  • Operating systems integrated with SQL Server databases: Windows.

Results

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

  • Increased database performance.
  • Increased database administrator efficiency.
  • Decreased unplanned database downtime.
  • Decreased mean time to resolution for database issues.

SQL Safe Backup Customer Fact

Comparison for Medium Enterprise / Consumer Products in USA

American Printing House for the Blind rates SQL Safe Backup’s advanced recovery options as significantly better than its competition.



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