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We Protect Your Data


Aspect Consulting provides on-site or completely remote managed database administration services designed to reduce your expenditures, while optimizing your company’s database environment.

While reducing IT expenses is certainly attractive, our Database Administration Services offer more than just cost cutting.

Our Senior Level DBAs will be available to you 24 hours each day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.  No vacations or sick days to cover; no system failures due to mistakes made by inexperienced administrators, and no communication barriers.

Capabilities

  • Remote Database Monitoring
  • Database State of Health Checks
  • Database Administration Support
  • Database Server Migrations
  • RDBMS Software Installations and Upgrades
  • Database Platform Migrations
    • Oracle to SQL Server
    • Oracle to MySQL
    • Oracle to PostgreSQL
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Performance Tuning
  • Server Consolidation

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Database Health Check

How is Your Database Performing?

A State of Health Check is an in-depth, comprehensive audit of SQL Server databases across an environment, informing you of your environment’s configuration, backup ability, performance, security, stability, and the current state of licensing. Performing an audit quickly and comprehensively is key.

Knowledge is power, and proactively determining what is causing problems, what is about to cause problems, and what is functioning at an optimal level puts you in the driver’s seat, letting you provide a smart road map for future improvements.  


Top Reasons to Perform a State of Health check Audit:
  • A Departure: A DBA departs and takes key knowledge of the state of the environment with them.
  • An Addition or New Support Team: A New DBA joins the organization or a new administration team is added that requires a quick, comprehensive picture of the health of the environment.
  • A Fresh Perspective: The organization would like a new perspective on the health of the environment. Since there are multiple ways to fix a problem, a fresh perspective might bring new information to the table for remediating a stubborn issue, or proactively uncovering a hidden issue.
  • New Management: A “changing of the guard” occurs in management and you need to quickly collect and provide cross-environment information.
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Remote Monitoring

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Monitoring of Your Entire Database Environment


We utilize our custom monitoring tool Watchdog EMS to monitor and protect your data.  WatchDog detects and communicates error conditions within your environment that standard infrastructure monitoring tools cannot detect, or cannot do well. 

We know if

  • Databases are up
  • Disk or file space usage is about to be exceeded
  • Performance degradations occur
  • Missed backups occur

And, we can act quickly and efficiently to ensure your data is protected--A single email a day summarizes all alerts across your entire environment-so no alerts are missed or buried in an inbox.

As a bonus, WatchDog captures trends over time so that we can detect potential issues and proactively react before they impact your users.