For the last few weeks I've been thinking about performance baselines, mostly because I've been producing Erin's new Pluralsight course on Benchmarking and Baselining. It got me thinking that it would be interesting to know how many of you are using baselines, and what for, and if not, why not.

So I present to you two surveys, which I'll report on in a few weeks.

Firstly, if you do not have any performance baseline of your SQL Server:

Secondly, if you do have one or more performance baselines of your SQL Server:

These will allow me to get counts and reasons.