Introducing “DBAs on stand-by” service for organizations looking to shore up IT teams with top tier resources in a flexible cost-effective way.

Pythian’s on-call, distributed teams of database experts are your ultimate IT back-up plan – There when you need them, and for a minimal fee will remain on standby ready to deploy when you don’t. Pythian’s 20+ years of expertise with Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL Google Cloud, AWS, Azure, Hadoop and other technologies, combined with the freedom to cancel with 30 days notice, provides peace of mind in uncertain times.


How does it work?

Week 1-4: 

  • We scope out your environment and assign you a dedicated team of DBA’s and a project manager 
  • We set up required connectivity, get familiar with your systems and perform a high level database health check*

Week 5 onwards:  

  • Your extended team now on standby, doing monthly checks and remaining ready to start work immediately after you send a simple approval email 

Time frames stated above are best estimates and may vary based on individual circumstances

*some conditions apply 

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Pythian provides business continuity for your critical systems 

Pythian’s remote teams are your safety net for IT continuity. Our remote, expert teams are distributed across the world and available 24/7 to manage, maintain or optimize your database infrastructure – if and when you need them.

Cost-effective, rapid deployments

Repeatable processes for business continuity

Our results-driven expert teams will learn your environment and then remain available to help at a moment’s notice–if and when you need them. Pythian’s 20+ years of database experience means we’re able to put refined, field-tested processes in place to deal with any contingency. 


Flexible contracts mitigate your risk

Senior talent you can trust

Start working with Pythian risk-free today–our month-to-month contracts ensure you can always increase, reduce or cancel your commitment with only 30 days notice. There’s no need to train or manage Pythian’s expert teams, as they are made up of senior talent who have worked on hundreds of data and infrastructure projects – on-prem and in cloud.


Contact us today to request pricing on our DBA’s on stand-by service