Case Study – Performance and Tuning Engagement

During a Recent Performance and Tuning Engagement One of our DBAs tuned a report that took 10 minutes down to 10 seconds At another company we took a 48 hour report to 23 SECONDS We can work REMOTELY to identify the ROOT CAUSE of your problems Contact us today to see if we can help […]

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ASE Case Study

A client came to us with a slightly unusual problem with one of their application databases that would not recover during ASE startup due to the log segment on application database being full. A log segment full situation is pretty routine in the world of ASE. There are many mechanisms that can be put in […]

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Better Database Architecture Is Better Business

A Multinational Restaurant Chain With Performance Issues The Client Required: 24×7 Continuous Support Scaling and Growth Planning Assistance with In-House and 3rd-Party apps Assistance with Costly Performance Issues Need to Design and Implement Solutions – ADD VALUE What We Did Implement Best Practices Across the Environment Upgrade outdated versions of SQL Installed new instances of […]

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Coloring Between the Lines

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Consulting When I was a kid and learning to color and follow directions, in kindergarten I always colored between the lines. As an entrepreneur some days we have to stay in the lines, security processes for one. Stay in the lines, do what is best for your business environment and […]

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When Is An Index Redundant?

Jeff Garbus – CEO Soaring Eagle Consulting Recently I was called into a shop that had a 4 terabyte database, who claimed they didn’t have anywhere near that much data. Upon investigation, they were correct. They had about 100 gigs of data, and about 3.9 TB of indexes.Is this too much? Well, in order to […]

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Backup Frequency

Jeff Garbus – CEO Soaring Eagle Consulting A backup strategy is NOT a technical decision, it is the result of applying technical expertise to business decisions regarding RPO (Recovery Point Objective) and RTO (Recovery Time Objective). For example, if you are backing up a 5T database, it doesn’t really matter if you are backing up […]

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WHY BUSINESSES SELF-INSURE AGAINST RANSOMWARE

Penny Garbus, President Soaring Eagle Consulting. This statement does not mean that businesses are not acquiring ransomware insurance rather that the insurance isn’t always enough, and they decide to not make the full precautions to keep from paying the ransomware. Not making a decision is in itself a decision to self-insure. First, I would like […]

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