Why SentryOne

Data performance management—fast and simple.

SentryOne®  helps you develop, test, document, and monitor SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, and other Microsoft databases.

How are we different? 

Superior Capabilities

  • SentryOne is the most capable, scalable platform for enterprise data performance management
  • With the recent acquisition of Pragmatic Works Software, we now offer a complete array of development, testing, documentation, and monitoring tools for the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Our flagship product, SQL Sentry, is the only performance monitoring solution for large-scale SQL Server production environments

Extreme Scalability

  • Proven ability to handle enterprise-level workloads
  • End-to-end visibility across your entire data estate so you can find and fix performance problems beyond the SQL Server databasefor example, in the virtual environment
  • Proven low overhead: SentryOne won't cause performance problems 

Unmatched expertise

  • Founder and Microsoft MVP Greg Gonzalez built the company and continues to guide innovation 
  • More Microsoft MVPs on staff than any of our competitors, and you'll have ready access to our experts
  • Laser focus on SQL Server and the Microsoft data platform: we are Microsoft data platform experts

Unrivaled customer success

  • We have thousands of deployed customers, a number that is growing rapidly
  • Highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) in the industry
  • Highest TrustRadius (independent tech reviewer) score among our competitors
  • 100% customer satisfaction rating for customer support 
Why SentryOne

SentryOne is different. 

Every day we realize our success stems from our people: the industry’s best SQL Server and Microsoft Data Platform experts coupled with the most passionate and driven customer engagement teams. 

Meet our Microsoft MVPs

The Most Valuable Professional award from Microsoft recognizes "technology experts who make outstanding contributions to their communities." SentryOne is honored to have eight MVPs on staff, unprecedented in our industry. These individuals always have their hands on the latest Microsoft technologies, and they work tirelessly to share their knowledge with the community as well as ensure that SentryOne solutions stay ahead of the curve. Plan Explorer, our popular free query optimization tool, is but one example of how this team applies itself to improve the quality of life for data pros everywhere.


Greg Gonzalez  Kevin Kline  Aaron Bertrand  Richard Taylor    Mike Wood  John Martin  Andy Yun  

 Meet our MVPs


A Solid Commitment to the SQL Community

In 2016 we participated in more than 50 PASS SQL Saturdays around the world. This year we have participated in more than 130 user groups, meet ups, PASS events, conferences and cruises not to mention hosting free informational webinars and publishing hundreds of blog posts across two blogging communities. Our audience continues to grow because the professionals at SentryOne do not simply focus on selling licenses. The professionals at SentryOne create inspired, visionary solutions. Customers and community members know they can trust our input and rely on our expertise.

Trust Radius

A Trust Radius score of 8.8 – the highest in our sector – awarded by the number one B2B software review site.

Visit Trust Radius Reviews to see why SentryOne is the “only choice for SQL Server Performance Analysis.”

An Amazing Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board is an elite group of some of the most recognizable authorities in our industry: Paul Randal and Kimberly Tripp of SQLskills, Christian Bolton (MCA) of Coeo and Brian Knight SQL Server MVP, MCITP, MCSE, and MCDBA. They provide direct input into our product features and roadmap, and help us take on the toughest challenges across the Microsoft data platform.