February 25, 2018


An boutique private-label MySQL consulting, support and remote DBA services company with core expertise in performance, scalability and high availability. Our consultants have several years of experience in architecting and building web-scale MySQL infrastructure operations for internet properties from diversified verticals like CDN, Mobile Advertising Networks, E-Commerce, Social Media Applications, SaaS, Gaming and Digital Payment Solutions. Our globally distributed team working on multiple timezones guarantee 24*7 MySQL Consulting, Support and Remote DBA Services delivery. You can hire us for as-low-as 40 hours and we bill for only hours worked, Our Pay-As-You-Go billing model made us affordable for startups and large corporations equally. Our remote DBA services team monitor your database infrastructure operations 24*7 and proactively troubleshoot the issues before they start impacting your business. We are completely an customer-centric enterprise-class database systems consulting, support and remote DBA services company, We are committed to customer success and our business goals are biased to create maximum value for customers from their database infrastructure investments .

MinervaDB Technical Expertise

  • MySQL –  MySQL (GA and Enterprise) ; InnoDB ; MySQL NDB Cluster ; InnoDB Cluster  ; MySQL performance monitoring and trending .
  • MariaDB – MariaDB Server ; MariaDB Backup ; MariaDB MaxScale ; MariaDB ColumnStore ; MariaDB Spider .
  • Percona Server – Percona toolkit ; XtraBackup ; Percona XtraDB Cluster ; TokuDB .
  • Building and troubleshooting web-scale database infrastructure operations using MyRocks / RocksDB .
  • InnoDB / XtraDB – Performance optimization ; troubleshooting and data recovery services .
  • Performance benchmarking – Measure response time, throughput and recommendations .
  • Capacity planning and sizing – Building infrastructure for performance, scalability and reliability for database operations proactively .
  • Performance health check, diagnostics and forensics – Monitor your database performance 24*7 and Proactively troubleshoot .
  • Performance optimization and tuning – High performance MySQL, Maximum reliability of your database infrastructure operations .
  • Designing optimal schema (logical and physical) – Size it right first time and build an optimal data lifecycle management system .
  • SQL performance tuning – Measure SQL performance by response time and conservative SQL engineering practices .
  • Disk I/O tuning – Distribute disk operations optimally across the storage layer and build archiving plan early / proactively .
  • High availability and site reliability engineering – Self healing database infrastructure operations, auto-failover and cross-DC availability services .
  • Galera Cluster operations and troubleshooting .
  • Continuent Tungsten operations and troubleshooting .
  • MySQL load balancing solutions using HAProxy, ProxySQL, MySQL Router .
  • Data recovery services – Building robust disaster recovery solutions, zero data loss systems and multi-location backup retention .
  • Sharding and horizontal partitioning solutions – Building scalable database infrastructure for planet-scale internet properties .
  • Database clustering solutions – Grow your MySQL infrastructure horizontally for performance, scalability and availability .
  • Scale-out and replication – Building maximum availability database infrastructure operations .
  • Database security – Database firewall, transaction audit and secured data operations .
  • Database upgrades and migration – Seamless upgrades and migration of database infrastructure on zero downtime .
  • ClickHouse – ClickHouse consulting, support and training .

MinervaDB Benefits

  • Virtual corporation with an global team of seasoned professionals – We have consultants operating from multiple locations worldwide, All of us work from home and stay connected via email, Google Hangouts, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, private IRC and phone. Being an virtual corporation we can hire the best talent from anywhere in the world, This makes an truly 24*7 operational team .
  • Competitive pricing – We are an virtual corporation so we don’t charge the customers for our infrastructure cost, What you pay us goes purely for our unmatched technology team .
  • We operate 24*7 – Our team operates from multiple locations worldwide so we are available 24*7 .
  • Pay As You Go billing model – You pay us only for the hours worked, We don’t ask for advances ever !! We are committed to delivering cost efficient consulting, support and services for our customers globally .
  • Transparent ticketing system – We share with you the detailed work report of what we have done for your database infrastructure, This also includes how you will get benefitted with change we have done. We love absolutes transparency and detailed documentation .
  • Emergency support available for you even when you are not our customer, Emergency support channels – Email, Slack, Google Hangouts, Skype, Yahoo Messenger and Phone .
  • Pay per incident option available – You need our support in just fixing a single incident ? No problem, We have that option available .
  • Vacation DBA Service – We can support your database infrastructure operations when the resident DBA is on a holiday / vacation so you can guarantee an optimal work-life balance for your DBA .
  • Transparent billing – We publish our consulting (https://minervadb.com/index.php/consulting/), support (https://minervadb.com/index.php/support/) and remote DBA services (https://minervadb.com/index.php/remote-dba-services/) rates in the website .

☛ Technology focus – Vendor neutral and independent

  • Linux – Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat Linux and Oracle Linux
  • MySQL GA
  • MySQL Enterprise
  • MySQL NDB Cluster
  • MariaDB
  • MariaDB MaxScale
  • MariaDB Spider
  • Percona Server
  • Percona XtraDB Cluster
  • InnoDB / XtraDB
  • InnoDB Cluster
  • TokuDB
  • MyRocks
  • RocksDB
  • Galera Cluster
  • MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL)
  • Continuent Tungsten
  • HAProxy
  • ProxySQL
  • MySQL Router
  • MySQL Logical Backup, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQLDumper, Percona XtraBackup and MariaDB Backup
  • Severalnines
  • ClickHouse

To know how we can help you in architecting and building an enterprise-class web-scale database infrastructure operations, please book for an appointment here or send email to contact@minervadb.com