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About SQL Sentry

We deliver premier software solutions for monitoring and optimizing data performance in world-class Microsoft SQL Server and Windows environments.

SQL Sentry was started in 2004 as a business unit of InterCerve, a leading Microsoft hosting services provider, in response to the issues faced by organizations managing large SQL Server enterprises.

SQL Sentry’s first product, Event Manager, gave database administrators an innovative visual interface and robust notification system for quickly isolating and resolving schedule-related performance problems. SQL Sentry has continued to expand their ground-breaking suite of tools, with the introduction of Performance Advisor for SQL Server in 2008, Performance Advisor for Analysis Services in 2009, Plan Explorer in 2010, Event Manager for SharePoint in 2011, and Fragmentation Manager and Performance Advisor for Windows in 2012.

Headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, SQL Sentry products are sold and supported directly and through authorized resellers and partners.

We have been a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for over 10 years, and our customer survey results say it better than we ever could. Our marks across the board are consistently higher than other Microsoft partners. All customers fell into the "Champion" quadrant, ranking us amongst the top Microsoft ISVs in the world.

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Contact Information

855-SQL-SPEED toll-free

Corporate Office

8936 NorthPointe Executive Park Dr
Suite 200
Huntersville, NC 28078 - Map

Take a look into the history of SQL Sentry

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Creating innovative software to optimize computing performance


Embrace differences and appreciate and value every individual’s contribution by showing each other regard. Honor self and others through words and actions.


Being ethically unyielding and honest and inspiring trust by saying what we mean, matching our behaviors to our words and taking responsibility for our actions.


Be creative, effective, and efficient to create inspired, visionary solutions for our customers, often by challenging established practices in order to achieve continuous improvement.


Emphasis on “getting it right” the first time. Operating with an understanding there is no substitution for diligent preparation and thorough quality control.


Responding to requests for service in a timely and thorough manner and doing what is necessary to ensure superior customer satisfaction.


Providing support to one another, working co-operatively, respecting one another’s views, and making our work environment fun and enjoyable.


Cultivating an environment that helps our people live healthier lives.


Being alert to change and moving quickly and decisively to meet the challenges that emerge from such change so that we provide our clients, and ourselves with a competitive edge.


Practice of finding, hiring and engaging the best talent for our business, who have expertise in their field, and who want to build and share their knowledge in order to create success for our clients and team.


Committed to the community(s) within which we operate by building sustainable business practices, job opportunities, a positive workplace, and by giving back.

Success — It's really about the people

Sure it's also about technology and award-winning software, but you can't achieve success without great people. We are always looking to add talented, enthusiastic people to our teams.

Great Culture and Perks

We take our jobs seriously, everybody is performing at their best.

We are passionate about our work and getting the job done right. We have daily stand-up meetings and lots of teamwork. We also take time to relax and have fun. We have impromptu celebrations for product updates and sales achievements. We take company outings and host lunch-and-learn sessions. There are ongoing Xbox tournaments waging during lunch breaks and after hours.

It's not uncommon to have a dozen coworkers gathered around on a Friday evening discussing the current brews on tap or how they have proudly solved something during the past week. We enjoy our work and we enjoy working here. Did we mention we have a Pub?

We also like to take care of our people:

  • Competitive salaries and unmatched benefits.
  • Flexible schedules and generous vacation allowance.
  • Opportunities to attend or speak at trade shows and conferences.
  • Subsidized gym memberships.
  • A relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
  • Great office space, walking distance to restaurants and shopping.
  • Catered hot lunches on Fridays.
  • Video games on a 120" projection screen with killer audio.
  • A great group of dedicated teammates.
  • The SQL Sentry Pub – With 2 rotating local beers on tap!

Dont just take our word...

Awarded "2015 Best Places to Work" by Charlotte Business Journal for outstanding benefits, policies and practices.

If this sounds like where you would like your career to grow

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No kidding! We really have a Pub in our office!



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