How to improve database performance?

Improving database performance leads to faster query and application speeds, minimized error messages, and optimized system resources. Your company can improve database performance through tuning.  

What Does a Healthy Database Look Like?

A healthy database has optimal database performance. This shows up as:

  • fully updated
  •  properly tuned.  
  • regularly run critical administrative utilities 
  • normalized or denormalized schemas 
  • properly created indexes  
  • ahs disaster recovery documented and tested 
  • all systems backed up  
  • sufficient resources 
  • run by a competent team with an appropriate skill level  

When Should You Optimize Data Performance?

  • When there’s poor data or systems performance 
  • When you’re buying new software 
  • When you’ve had an outage 
  • As a proactive precaution, rather than a reactive response to trouble 
  • If applications are slow 

What Might Happen If You Don’t Optimize Your Data Performance?

  • Security issues 
  • Money loss 
  • Data loss 
  • Unwanted downtime  
  • Operational slowdown 
  • Something not working after an upgrade 
  • Poor performance 
  • Data analytics that aren’t functioning properly 

What Does Solvaria Do To Improve Your Database Performance?

We conduct a customized full-scale audit on your database instances based on the manufacturer’s best practices. Using a non-intrusive approach to determine the current health of your database environment, we can perform the assessment with no downtime or impact on the end user. 

Our comprehensive report will give you a detailed analysis of the configuration, health, and performance of your database servers to establish a baseline for addressing any potential performance issues. This report also provides a prioritized remediation tasks list to bring your databases server into the latest patch (or version) and best practices. 

Solvaria provides a detailed analysis of the health and performance of your servers to establish a baseline for addressing any potential performance issues. This customized process delivers a detailed picture of outstanding issues, pointing the database administration team toward solutions that will address those problems. Areas covered by this assessment include: 

  • Server Performance 
  • CPU 
  • Memory 
  • I/O 
  • Configuration 
  • Database Configuration 
  • TempDB/Workspace Configuration 
  • Disc Configuration 
  • Maintenance 
  • Backups 
  • Consistency Checks 
  • Monitoring & Alerting 
  • Scheduled Tasks\Job Failures 
  • Scheduled Tasks\Job Owners 
  • Database Instance Alerts 
  • Database success\failure Operators 
  • Security 
  • Service Pack 
  • Databases\Instance Patches 
  • Security Patches 
  • Error & Issues 
  • Error Log 
  • Waits 
  • Blocking 
  • Deadlocks