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Can You Trust Remote Database Administration?
March 14, 2012
Because database administration is one of the most important aspects of running a company, some business owners and managers may be hesitant to take the remote database administration route. But when you find the perfect team to take over your database administration responsibilities, it will be a relief to you and your management team as the burdens of this top priority job are handled by experts in the field.
What is Remote Database Administration?
Remote Database Administration is a cost-effective way to gain the expertise of a team of database administrators but without hiring full-time employees to your staff. Remote DBA is the perfect way to do more with less. With CommitDBA as your database administrator, you will experience cost savings and higher service levels for your Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL environments.
How CommitDBA Does Remote Database Administration
We believe that there are four key elements for effective Remote Database Administration.
- Reliable, automated monitoring: This means using technology that automatically scans your database for possible issues. If an issue is ever detected, our team will be immediately notified so that the problem can be rectified as soon as possible.
- Strong DBA team: Not very often will you find one individual that can adequately meet the needs and demands of a complex database environment. That is why your account will have a strong DBA team assigned - bringing a variety of skills and expertise to the table – ensuring that your database environment is well taken care of.
- Help desk ticketing and escalation system: This is a system where all the actions are identified, tickets assigned, statuses monitored and results are measured. This element is what brings the monitoring, the DBA team and the client together.
- Strong process: There is so much more to Remote DBA than simply responding to the alerts of issues in a database environment. A strong process will ensure that all of the right resources are engaged and that the team knows what daily, weekly and monthly tasks need to be performed and what to do in the event of an alert.
So the question is: “Can you trust Remote Database Administration?” The answer: When you choose CommitDBA for your Remote DBA – yes you can. We are committed to assisting our clients meet their ultimate business objectives by using our innovative, Remote Database Administration best practices to remove the burden of database management – allowing more time to be spent achieving those business objectives.