About MinervaDB

An independent and vendor neutral MySQL, Percona Server, MariaDB and Galera Cluster consulting and remote DBA services provider with core expertize in performance, scalability, high availability and site reliability engineering (SRE), The following are our core offerings :

  • Performance Benchmarking
  • Capacity Planning and Sizing
  • Performance Audit, Health-Check, Diagnostics and Forensics
  • Performance Optimization
  • Optimal Schema, Index and SQL development
  • Architecting Scalable Database Infrastructure Operations
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery Services
  • Emergency DBA Support (24*7)
  • Remote DBA Services (24*7)
  • Performance Monitoring and Proactive DBA Services (24*7)
  • Database Architect and remote DBA Services
  • Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Services
  • On-Demand DBA Services

MinervaDB provides Consulting and Remote DBA services for clients using:

  • MySQL® by Oracle – MySQL GA and InnoDB – MySQL Enterprise – MySQL Cluster CGE
  • Percona Server for MySQL® – Percona Toolkit – Percona XtraBackup – Percona XtraDB Cluster – Percona TokuDB
  • MariaDB® – MariaDB Server – MaxScale
  • Galera Cluster®
  • IaaS and DBaaS including: AWS RDS®, EC2®, and Rackspace® Cloud

Remote DBA Plans

  • Quarter DBA (40 hours/month) – US $6,000.00
  • Half DBA (80 hours / month) – US $11,200.00
  • Full DBA (160 hours / month) – US $20,800.00

Key Benefits

  • 24*7 Monitoring and Remote DBA Services
  • Emergency DBA Support
  • Proactive DBA Services
  • Flexible Pricing Models
  • Hire DBA for as low as 20 hours per month

Contact us for a free consultation and find out how we can make your MySQL, Percona Server, MariaDB and Galera Cluster Optimal, Scalable and Highly Available.  Our consulting rate is US $150.00* per hour.

MinervaDB Blog

Use MySQL privileges cautiously !!!

To enable secured MySQL Infrastructure Operations it’s very important to know about MySQL privileges and limitations.  The ALL or ALL PRIVILEGES privilege specifier is shorthand. It stands for “all privileges available at a given privilege level” (except GRANT OPTION). For example, granting ALL at [...]

MySQL Disk I/O Optimization

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Disk seeks are a huge performance bottleneck. This problem becomes more apparent when the amount of data starts to grow so large that effective caching becomes impossible. For large databases where you access data more [...]

When consider MySQL Partitioning?

Partitioning makes it possible to store more data in one table than can be held on a single disk or file system partition. Data that loses its usefulness can often be easily removed from a [...]
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Resizing InnoDB Redo Log Files

To change the number or the size of your InnoDB redo log files, perform the following steps: Stop the MySQL server and make sure that it shuts down without errors. Edit my.cnf to change the log file configuration. To change [...]

Tips for Optimal MySQL Performance

If your application makes several database requests to perform related updates, combining the statements into a stored routine can help performance. Similarly, if your application computes a single result based on several column values or [...]