Database Administration Services | Sandfield

Fully managed DBA services for SQL Server

Our team of expert Database Administrators make managing and optimising your SQL Server Databases easy. With over 20 years experience in Database Administration, our team look after some of New Zealand’s largest databases, tackling complex problems and providing tailored solutions that make a real difference to their business. 

 

99
Number of servers managed worldwide
>4TB
Size of database managed for our largest customer
577M
Transaction lines processed in On Account since 1999
20K
Transactions per second

 

Optimised processes

Running a SQL Server database can be a significant investment for any business. Maintaining a highly efficient database requires specialist skills that many businesses don’t have available in-house. Our team of expert database administrators optimise the performance of your SQL database, maximising the use of system resources to work as efficiently as possible.

Backup assurance

We give you the most robust assurance that your backup systems and procedures are running smoothly. Using a proactive backup monitoring system developed here at Sandfield hourly backup audits are compared to a backup policy document. If your database doesn’t meet the policy or if a successful report isn’t received within the hour a support alert is automatically raised and assigned to a member of our team, often before you are aware there is a problem.

Comprehensive services

We provide a fully managed and tailored SQL service and have the flexibility to cater to your individual business needs. We provide a range of additional services for our clients including database replication, partitioning, disaster recovery services, security audits and more. Our team help you to identify how your processes can be optimised and which solutions provide the most business benefit to you. Talk to one of our database administration experts to find out more.


Leave your database management to the experts.



NZTR

"Whilst many of these processes just happen in the background, we are secure in the knowledge that the DBA Services team are also providing monitoring, tuning and security services as well as the primary back up audit services."

Stuart Duggan
Former IT Manager, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing



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