Fine-tune your Database Queries
Our goal is to minimize response time of your queries to keep your database running efficiently. We optimize your queries to give you the correct information faster. Instead of guessing which algorithm or pathway is best, our experts can make sure your data retrieval is being optimized. Below are some indicators that your queries need optimization.
The biggest indicator that your queries are running slow is when an application that used to run fast has slowed down. If your payroll processing or month-end reporting is running slow, statistics may need to be updated, indexes defragged, data purged/archived, or your queries may need to be optimization.
Disk Space Issues
Not having enough space can prevent new transactions from completing, often shown as the database or system being “down”. If you’re experiencing frequent system outages due to disk space issues, we can help you find the cause of the data/log growth and advise how much more space you’ll need to plan for or uncover opportunities for curtailing the growth.
High CPU or disk activity
Proper database tuning and query optimization can help reduce the number of costly hardware upgrades organizations need for more memory and storage.
Solvaria’s team of experts use proven methods to improve your query speed and performance, including:
- Improved data filtering
- New feature utilization
- Database code review
- Index examination
Slow queries may be an indicator of a larger database issue. Solvaria can provide a detailed analysis of the health and performance of your servers to establish a baseline for addressing any identified or potential performance issues.
We’re a small company that doesn’t always need a full time DBA in house, but our highly complex platform with critical performance and availability SLAs requires an experienced 24×7 DBA readily available. Solvaria is great to work with on everyday tasks as well as complex projects, and it’s helpful to work with a DBA team and company that is local. The face-to-face team approach combined with the knowledgeable, experienced, and responsive people at Solvaria is hard to beat.
Before working with Solvaria, our company had poor database server performance and insufficient internal knowledge and skills to fix and maintain it. The Solvaria team brings the skills and knowledge we need, but lots of companies could do that. Their highly-responsive, customer-centric approach sets them apart from other data services organizations and they make me feel appreciated as a client. We get everything that we would need from a full-time DBA at a fraction of the cost.
Our company had grown to the point where we needed a more professional database administration team. We had tried hiring DBAs but there was not enough consistent work to warrant having a full-time employee. When I approached my executive team with the cost estimates for replacing our previous DBA vendor with Solvaria, it was a no brainer. We were essentially getting three resources for less than what we were paying for just one from the previous vendor. And all three Solvaria resources have played an active role in our company’s growth with database technologies.
Our main issue was that we were consistently running into smaller problems that ended up having larger impacts. Our DBA team at the time was not up to speed on the latest database technologies and was not proactive in recommending certain changes. Solvaria jumped right in and made a point to become part of our company, not just an outsourced vendor. They quickly brought our systems up to speed and put the monitoring in place we needed.
A key difference between Solvaria and other database vendors is availability. It is reassuring that if I have a deployment or upgrade and I reach out to the team and ask if anyone is available, I always get back a friendly response that Solvaria is ready when we need them.