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Modern Data Center and Cloud Engineer II at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
MSP
Top 5Leaderboard
Easy to use, scalable, and good technical support

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for managing our database functions.

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The performance could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for approximately four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found SQL Server stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found it to be scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good from Microsoft. We have four people that do the maintenance of the solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward, it took approximately one hour.

What about the implementation team?

I did the…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for managing our database functions.

What is most valuable?

The solution is easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The performance could improve.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for approximately four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found SQL Server stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found it to be scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support is good from Microsoft. We have four people that do the maintenance of the solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is straightforward, it took approximately one hour.

What about the implementation team?

I did the implementation myself.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There is a license required for this solution.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate SQL Server an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Chief Information Officer at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Easy to use, scalable, and reliable

What is our primary use case?

We use SQL Server for database management.

What is most valuable?

The main feature of this solution is ease of use.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using SQL Server within the past 12 months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable and reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

SQL Server has been very scalable. We have approximately 200 users using the solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We are satisfied with the technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I previously used a different solution in the other company I worked for.

What about the implementation team?

We have a…

What is our primary use case?

We use SQL Server for database management.

What is most valuable?

The main feature of this solution is ease of use.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using SQL Server within the past 12 months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable and reliable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

SQL Server has been very scalable.

We have approximately 200 users using the solution in my organization.

How are customer service and technical support?

We are satisfied with the technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I previously used a different solution in the other company I worked for.

What about the implementation team?

We have a hardware support partner who does the implementation.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution could be cheaper.

What other advice do I have?

I rate SQL Server a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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System Architect, SCRUM Product Owner at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
Easy to use, scalable, and reliable

What is our primary use case?

SQL Server is used for storing data.

What is most valuable?

I have found SQL Server easy to use.

What needs improvement?

SQL Server could improve by having better usability or user guidance.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using SQL Server for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable and the performance is good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

SQL Server is scalable.

How are customer service and support?

I have not needed to contact support.

How was the initial setup?

The implementation was done by our IT department.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation in-house.

What's my experience with

What is our primary use case?

SQL Server is used for storing data.

What is most valuable?

I have found SQL Server easy to use.

What needs improvement?

SQL Server could improve by having better usability or user guidance.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using SQL Server for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable and the performance is good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

SQL Server is scalable.

How are customer service and support?

I have not needed to contact support.

How was the initial setup?

The implementation was done by our IT department.

What about the implementation team?

We did the implementation in-house.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution is fine.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate SQL Server an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Database Operation Assistant Manager at a consumer goods company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
Plenty of features, flexible, but could be more scalable

What is our primary use case?

I use the solution for analytics and reporting.

What is most valuable?

I have found the most valuable features to be the flexibility and the vast amount of features available.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is adequate but could improve. We have approximately 100 people using the solution in our company.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is not difficult, it is quick. It took approximately 15 minutes to complete.

What about the implementation team?

We have four technicians that do the deployment and maintenance…

What is our primary use case?

I use the solution for analytics and reporting.

What is most valuable?

I have found the most valuable features to be the flexibility and the vast amount of features available.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for approximately three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is adequate but could improve. We have approximately 100 people using the solution in our company.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is not difficult, it is quick. It took approximately 15 minutes to complete.

What about the implementation team?

We have four technicians that do the deployment and maintenance of the solution.

What other advice do I have?

I recommend this solution to others.

I rate SQL Server a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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BayramGuldibi
Technical Systems Support Manager at a hospitality company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 5
Has a reliable database

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using SQL Server for more than 10 or 15 years. 

How are customer service and support?

Microsoft support is an issue unto itself. We mainly benefit from common support, such as a forum or Microsoft support, of which I don't have that much experience.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

As with Oracle Database, the solution has a reliable database. I do not see much difference between the two when it comes to usage and the program decision to use one solution over another varies with the appropriateness of a given product, some utilizing Oracle, others Scale.

What other advice do I have?

I am an SQL partner.  As with Oracle, SQL Server is deployed on private cloud.  I rate SQL Server as a nine out…

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using SQL Server for more than 10 or 15 years. 

How are customer service and support?

Microsoft support is an issue unto itself. We mainly benefit from common support, such as a forum or Microsoft support, of which I don't have that much experience.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

As with Oracle Database, the solution has a reliable database. I do not see much difference between the two when it comes to usage and the program decision to use one solution over another varies with the appropriateness of a given product, some utilizing Oracle, others Scale.

What other advice do I have?

I am an SQL partner. 

As with Oracle, SQL Server is deployed on private cloud. 

I rate SQL Server as a nine out of ten. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud
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Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Reliable, scalable, and easy installation

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for managing database information from our clients and for testing database access.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the integration with other platforms improved in the future.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for four months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be scalable.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is really easy.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others and we are going to continue using it. I rate SQL Server an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-p…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for managing database information from our clients and for testing database access.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the integration with other platforms improved in the future.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for four months.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be scalable.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is really easy.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others and we are going to continue using it.

I rate SQL Server an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Chief of Information Technology at a manufacturing company with 201-500 employees
Real User
Review about SQL Server

What is most valuable?

We have found there are many useful features such as the solution is continually being upgraded, ETL capabilities for extracting and transformation, and it is very easy to use.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has been really stable in my experience.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 20 to 30 users of the solution in my organization here in Colombia, Mexico.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is simple.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution could be reduced, it is expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I rate SQL Server a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud

What is most valuable?

We have found there are many useful features such as the solution is continually being upgraded, ETL capabilities for extracting and transformation, and it is very easy to use.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution has been really stable in my experience.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We have approximately 20 to 30 users of the solution in my organization here in Colombia, Mexico.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is simple.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price of the solution could be reduced, it is expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I rate SQL Server a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Hybrid Cloud
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.