January 24, 2018


The frequently asked questions to MinervaSQL ?

What is MinervaSQL all about ?

An independent and vendor neutral consulting and remote DBA services provider for MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server with core expertise in performance, scalability and high availability, We have several years of experience in building and managing planet-scale database infrastructure operations of internet properties from diversified verticals like CDN, Mobile Advertisement Network, E-Commerce, Social Media Applications, Gaming, SaaS and Digital Payment Solutions.

Why engage MinervaSQL ?

  • Vendor neutral and independent consulting and professional services provider for MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server
  • Full-Stack DBA Services – Our consultants are experts in database infrastructure operations performance, scalability, high availability and site reliability engineering
  • Proactive DBA support – Our database infrastructure operations performance monitoring and trending platform is capable to catching the events before they cause the damage to your business
  • Global team – Our consulting and remote DBA services team operates from multiple locations worldwide guaranteeing 24*7 availability of database services
  • Pay-As-You-Go. – Pay only for the hours we have worked, This makes us affordable for startups and large corporations equally

What is emergency DBA support ?

What if your database infrastructure went down and you don’t have resident DBA to troubleshoot the problem ? No problem, We are usually available on a short notice, For quick response please send email to contact@minervasql.com

How can we pay you ?

We have flexible payment terms, You can pay us by Wire, PayPal, Credit/Debit Cards, Cheque and Cash

Do you work for stocks ?

We love startups and help them in growing whenever possible but we don’t work for stocks .

Do you help us in staffing DBAs ?

No, We don’t have DBA staffing business. We are only into consulting, support and remote DBA services for MySQL, MariaDB, Galera Cluster and Percona Server .

How can you operate 24*7 ?

We have our team working on different timezones across the globe so we can deliver consulting, support and remote DBA services for your database infrastructure operations 24*7 .

What is vacation DBA plan ?

We can support your database infrastructure operations while your resident DBA is on a holiday / vacation so your DBA will also enjoy optimal work-life balance .

Why we have no offices anywhere worldwide ?

We are an virtual corporation (no offices anywhere in the world), All of us work from home and stay connected via email, IRC and phone. Being an virtual corporation, we can hire talent anywhere in the world. Our consulting team enjoy great work-life balance, They don’t spend time in roads for traffic or leave their families / home / friends for job. Our global team operate on multi-timezone to deliver 24*7 data ops. services delivery .

How can we join MinervaSQL team ?

We love MySQL geeks, If you are someone who like to solve challenges of building and operating planet-scale data ops. then you are in right place. Our founder / Principal Shiv Iyer spend considerable amount of time in hiring elite-class team of MinervaSQL so you can directly write to him on shiv@minervasql.com 

How can we contact MinervaSQL ?

To engage MinervaSQL for MySQL, MariaDB and Percona Server consulting and remote DBA services, please book for appointment  here or send email to contact@minervasql.com