Remote DBA Services

Pythian Remote DBA services - Your Database’s Security Blanket

Having trouble hiring a qualified DBA or justifying enough DBAs to work round the clock?

Our remote or on-site DBAs provide round-the-clock monitoring, problem resolution, and root-cause analysis for all the leading traditional and emerging database technologies–whether on-premise, on the cloud, or as a hybrid deployment. They’re your always-on first line of support and you don’t have to worry about training or vacation or sick days-you only pay when they work.

Take advantage of our combined two millennia of database experience with Pythian’s dedicated, expert DBA teams and secure delivery framework.

Pythian offers flexible engagements customized to your needs for both the advancement of your database platform or “business as usual” support for your database platform or a mix of the two. We give you a team to deliver what you need-whether its 80% foundation support and 20% advanced or vice versa. Packages start at 60 hrs per month.

Pythian Remote DBA services-Your Database’s Security Blanket

Take advantage of our combined two millennia of database experience with Pythian’s dedicated, expert DBA teams and secure delivery framework. Prevent costly downtime with proactive expert care from dedicated globally-distributed teams.

Database Foundational Services

  • OnCall 24×7 ~ emergency response.
  • Monitoring system installation, configuration & review.
  • Response time SLA for alerts and events generated from monitoring system
  • Proactive task execution to avoid incidents;  i.e. disk space management, log management, long SQL query completion timing
  • Incremental performance tuning to keep performance at steady state ( SQL tuning) 
  • Backup strategy and recovery SLA 
  • Dev/Test/QA refreshes of database ( depends on complexity) 
  • Database Patching
  • Runbook activities 
  • Database Migrations

Database Advanced Services

  • Database / Warehouse design
  • App Dev Support (stored procedure development)
  • Script/code development 
  • Automation
  • Holistic Performance Program plan and execution
  • Disaster Recovery and High Availability design and deploy
  • Capacity planning
  • Database ETL / manual refresh of database
  • Data migration strategy ~ Cloud/on-prem/OS/platform/database
  • Data life cycle management
  • Database upgrade
  • Database Audit
  • Consolidation strategy
  • QA/Test Data masking/obfuscation
  • Security audit/planning
  • Database/OS environment HealthCheck 
  • Deep dive RCA.
  • Distributed data strategy.
  • Database best practice recommendations.
  • Major DBMS version upgrades

How Does it Work? 

  • Your very own dedicated Pythian experts will be assigned, as well as, a Project Manager and Team Lead
  • An agreement will be put in place on a flexible mix of services – the mix may change as you need over time 
  • The team will work with you to set the schedule and onboard – we work as part of your team
  • The team will define deliverables, communicate statuses and actions and set up SLA’s 
  • You will have an All-access pass to Pythian resources – cloud, databases and data sources
  • 30 day no cancelation at any time

DBA services for traditional and emerging technologies

Pythian provides remote database administration and on-site consulting services for the leading traditional and emerging database technologies, both on-premise and on the cloud.

  • Microsoft SQL Server

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  • Oracle Services

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  • MongoDB

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  • Hadoop

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  • MySQL

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  • Cassandra

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  • Postgres

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Cloud Technologies

  • Moving your database(s) to the cloud or already there?

    We've partnered with each of the leading cloud vendors so we can provide you with certified cloud and data expertise to extend your on-premise database services into the cloud around the right cloud solutions for each of your unique use cases. See all of our solutions for each of the leading public cloud vendors:

Speak to one of our certified enterprise data experts