Database monitoring from A to Z

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database monitoring

To manage a database means storing and retrieving users’ data with utmost efficiency and applied security measures. After a database is built, all data is collected and managed in the central database management system. Our company makes sure that your staff has proper access and knows how to interact with the central database.

All-In-One Monitoring Dashboard

All-In-One Monitoring DashboardOur team uses all-in-one monitoring board with a few notification channels – an audible sound, a pop-up window, SMS message and Email notice.Customer database map
That is a primary board which consolidates events of any type no matter the database type or operating system the events relate to. From the board, our helpdesk team can see the type of severity which calculated automatically upon pre-defined and SLA based rules, which helps us take proper actions immediately. We also find very useful to visualize a relational map of customer’s infrastructure which is covered by our monitoring tools. That gets a better understanding of the relations between servers and databases, which helps to make diagnostics and identify the root causes in turn.
Historical dataOne of the most important features of our monitoring system is an ability to store historical data and visualize trends on top of the data.
The trends allow us to analyze historical events and take proactive measures to reduce risks of an outage. As we can see from the image, the MSSQL transaction log utilization for one month, being aware of the current log size and utilization peaks from the chart, we can decide on the size, the transaction log can be reduced by. From that example, we able to shrink the log from 1TB to 500Gb in size.

Performance monitoring

We monitor and track the business transactions in order to provide real-time user experience as they interact with your database system. Historical data db sessionsThis helps us to realize how much the users are satisfied with your system and what changes need to be made to the system in order to provide a better user experience. We monitor the user and query performance and help prevent the conflicts which may be caused by the activities of the multiple users. This can also slow down your database system and in turn decreases the efficiency of your system. We apply page or row locking so as to prevent anyone from editing the data while it is being read by someone else. A proper example could be historical records of the database sessions (see the next image), which helps us to identify a period of sessions’ peaks and the operating system load accordingly.

Storage and capacity

We provide the database storage with unique data protection that results in optimal storage capacity and performance. We manipulate the database storage in order to reduce the response time to sub-millisecond time which allows the applications to perform at their best. It also allows for instantaneous database copies that can be repurposed for a wide variety of use cases.

Backup and recovery

We provide efficient database backup and recovery to protect your application from data losses and to reconstruct the data in case the losses occur. Backups are divided into physical and logical backups. Physical backups are the physical copies of the physical database files and are the primary concern in a backup and recovery strategy. We provide a consistent backup system meaning data is consistently backed after a specified time.

Data archiving

We also provide data-archiving services which means we store the data which is no longer being used for everyday business operations in a separate database in case it is needed for any future use by the company. It is basically a historical record of your database selected for long-term retention and future reference.

Replication

We consistently replicate the database which implies that we can electronically copy data from a database in one server to that in another. This ensures that all users share identical information. As a result, there will be a distributed database wherein users will be access data relevant to their field without interfering with other’s work, hence decreasing the load on your database system.

Masking

We provide protection to your data flowing into your database system by data masking. The data masking technique prevents your actual data from a breach, as it provides an equally functional substitute for the actual data when it is not required. You can use the data masking for several functional reasons such as software testing or user training.

We provide you 24×7 database monitoring, analyzing and noticing the slightest details of your system. So when you face a performance issue, our services will be available to you for your convenience.