January 24, 2018

Remote DBA Services

The business across globe today operate 24*7, Internet changed the way business interact with customers and other stakeholders. This increased eventually the complexity of managing database infrastructure operations. Hiring a Sr. MySQL DBA is expensive and retaining them is even more difficult so here comes the core competency of MinervaSQL, We have several years of experience in hiring and retaining seasoned DBAs who are experts in building web-scale database infrastructure operations for planet-scale internet properties from diversified verticals like CDN, Mobile Advertisement Networks, E-Commerce, Social Media Applications, Gaming, SaaS and Digital Payment Solutions. Our DBA team operates from several locations worldwide and this guarantees 24*7 MySQL DBA service delivery. Our performance monitoring and trending solutions are capable of capturing matrices which helps our DBAs to proactively fix the issue before it can start impacting your business. We not just a limited service DBA outsourcing company rather an extended team of your company committed to optimal, scalable and highly available database infrastructure operations. MinervaSQL on-demand DBA services strategically and technically address all your challenges related to DBA operations, You can focus 100% on business and we will be accountable for your database services.

Remote DBA Services

  • Installation and configuration of MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server
  • Database infrastructure operations performance monitoring and trending (24*7)
  • Performance benchmarking – We do stress testing of the system proactively to avoid incidents which can directly impact your business
  • Capacity planning and sizing – Not more nor less, We size your systems optimally and this include recommendations on CPU, memory, storage and network
  • Performance health check, diagnostics and forensics – We will be the first one to know your performance bottleneck and fix before it become ugly.
  • Performance optimization and turning – High performance MySQL, Maximum reliability of your database infrastructure operations
  • SQL tuning – Measure SQL performance by response time and conservative SQL engineering practices
  • Disk I/O tuning – Distribute disk operations optimally across the storage layer and build archiving plan early / proactively
  • Designing optimal schema, indexes and SQL – Size it right first time and build an optimal data lifecycle management system
  • Database archiving and partitioning – We are pioneers in managing large-scale database infrastructure, This involves optimal data archiving and de-duplication
  • Scale-out and replication – We build horizontally scalable systems which are highly available too
  • Sharding and horizontal partitioning – Building systems horizontally scalable for web-scale platforms
  • High availability and SRE – Multi-DC MySQL high availability and reliability expertise
  • Data recovery services – Building robust disaster recovery solutions, zero data loss systems and multi-location backup retention
  • Database clustering solutions -Grow your MySQL infrastructure horizontally for performance, scalability and reliability
  • MySQL high availability and reliability engineering
  • Galera Cluster operations and troubleshooting
  • Continuent Tungsten operations and troubleshooting
  • Database security – Database firewall, transaction audit and secured data operations
  • Upgrades and migrations – Seamless upgrades and migration of database infrastructure on zero downtime

MinervaSQL Benefits

  • Virtual corporation with an global team of seasoned professionals – We have consultants operating from multiple locations worldwide, All of us work from home and stay connected via email, Google Hangouts, private IRC and phone. Being an virtual corporation we can hire the best talent from anywhere in the world, This makes an truly 24*7 operational team.
  • Competitive pricing – We are an virtual corporation so we don’t charge the customers for our infrastructure cost, What you pay us goes purely for our unmatched technology team.
  • We operate 24*7 – Our team operates from multiple locations worldwide so we are available 24*7
  • Pay As You Go billing model – You pay us only for the hours worked, We don’t ask for advances ever !! We are committed to delivering cost efficient consulting, support and services for our customers globally.
  • Transparent ticketing system – We share with you the detailed work report of what we have done for your database infrastructure, This also includes how you will get benefitted with change we have done. We love absolutes transparency and detailed documentation
  • Emergency support available for you even when you are not our customer, Emergency support channels – Email, Slack, Google Hangouts and Phone
  • Pay per incident option available – You need our support in just fixing a single incident ? No problem, We have that option available.
  • Vacation DBA Service – We can support your database infrastructure operations when the resident DBA is on a holiday / vacation so you can guarantee an optimal work-life balance for your DBA

Technology focus – Vendor neutral and independent

  • Linux – Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Linux and Oracle Linux
  • MySQL GA
  • MySQL Enterprise
  • MySQL NDB Cluster
  • MariaDB
  • MariaDB MaxScale
  • Percona Server
  • Percona XtraDB Cluster
  • InnoDB / XtraDB
  • TokuDB
  • MyRocks
  • RocksDB
  • Galera Cluster
  • MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL)
  • Continuent Tungsten
  • HAProxy
  • ProxySQL
  • MySQL Router
  • DRBD – Pacemaker – COROSYNC – HEARTBEAT
  • MySQL Logical Backup, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQLDumper, Percona XtraBackup and MariaDB Backup
  • ClickHouse

To engage MinervaSQL for Remote DBA Services please book for an appointment  here or send email to contact@minervasql.com