Press Release: SATS Announces Improved Microsoft SQL Server Support

SAN MATEO, CA – SATS Technologies has unveiled a new upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server rDBA service within a new version of its database monitoring suite Cerberus™ today. Now, clients can better monitor their virtual database servers, hosted in cloud environments, such as Amazon or OpenStack.

SQL Server is the most widespread database engine, though running it on cloud brings its own challenges. SATS developed a new version of its flagship database monitoring technology, Cerberus specifically targeting the cloud implementations of SQL Server database, from simple scalable standalone database instances up to complex SQL Server multi-node database clusters. Cerberus technology covers monitoring of cloud instances with proposed optimization for the usage, based on gathered statistics. With Cerberus, a business can have top database performance without worrying about cost. Cerberus provides near a real-time monitoring of over 80 various vital parameters of any typical SQL Server production implementations.

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White Paper: Why Consider rDBA Services?

In today’s digital world it is critical to maintain high-quality databases. Companies have several options in how to manage their databases: hire an internal Database Administrator (DBA), choose to operate entirely on cloud, or hire an external Remote Database Administration (rDBA) specialist.

In-House Specialist
An internal team member has the benefit of being familiar with your business goals. This allows them to easily align their work on the database to management’s objective. However, in-house employees are expensive, especially if you include benefits, overtime, and taxes. The DBA works in an internal and rarely changing environment of a single company, which can cause your technology to stagnate. Leaving their job disrupts business continuity, as the replacement has to spend substantial time learning the intricacies of the database. A DBA’s availability outside work hours might be inconsistent. If the database goes down, they might not be able resolve the problem immediately due to being unavailable or overextended. By the time the issue is resolved, the database could have been down long enough to impact the company’s business or credibility. For many companies, the liability of in-house DBAs is far too great at too large a cost.

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