SQL Server Review

I have found SQL Server to be fast, secure and low cost

Improvements to My Organization

Security, lower cost, ease of maintenance and administration, performance. When all of these are considered, our business is able to run faster, more securely, with SQL as the back-end.

Room for Improvement

The Management Studio front end still needs work as does Indexing.

Use of Solution

14 years

Deployment Issues

No, SQL installs well.

Stability Issues

No, SQL was stable for our applications.

Scalability Issues

No, scaling was easy with SQL. We never had an issue.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service: Do not expect Microsoft to be in a hurry to get to you, but I have always found their support to be helpful.Technical Support: I would rate the support as average.

Previous Solutions

We also used Oracle. We supported both with our application.

Initial Setup

SQL is very easy to setup.

Implementation Team


Other Solutions Considered

We also used Oracle. We supported both with our application.

Other Advice

Make sure you have your prerequisites installed and the proper amount of resources dedicated. You should not have a problem.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
1 Comment
Heath LordReal UserTOP 10

Some may not agree with my findings on the security portion, but according to National Institute of Standards and Technology, SQL had the fewest number of reported vulnerabilities.

14 April 14
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