The last decade has seen an unprecedented growth in volume of data used for business. More data has been produced in the last 10 years than all previous decades combined. This increase in data volumes have had a significant impact on how modern database environments are managed and have introduced a new set of challenges around performance and availability.
To better understand these challenges and the solutions being selected to address them we carried out a survey of IT decision makers in companies with 500 or more employees. The results of that survey are summarized in this paper.