DATABASE ISSUES YOU SEE ARE SMALLER THAN

THE PART THAT YOU DON'T SEE!

THE MOST ADVANCED Database RISK & HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Get a 360 degree view in to the health of your production databases with actionable insights and with over 25k+ audit conditions. The only audit, you'll need!

Proactive health & risk audit with attention to every detail

Our state-of-the-art proactive risk and health audit goes through a rigorous process to identify every single improvement opportunity from your database regardless of its size and load with attention to every detail using the following workflow:

Our Promise

Our Promise: If you are not satisfied, or if we do not discover any issues in your production environment, SQLOPS audit service is on the house. We will refund the amount charged and that’s our promise.

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1. risk identification

SQLOPS Team performs a detailed assessment of your production database environment including the O/S by identifying issues and risks and opportunities.

3. remediation plan

We then create a detailed remediation plan with all the facts explaining WHAT, WHY, HOW and the value for each item.

5. mitigation action

SQLOPS team works closely with your team to execute the remediation plan and mitigates risk and any issues identified during the assessment.

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2. classification

The data collected as part of the assessment is cleaned, categorized, and assigned priorities based on business criticality. 

4. customer review

We schedule an educational session with customer to go thru the discovery, its priorities and a detailed strategy for mitigation.

6. validate & report

We perform re-assessment of the the servers & prepare a detailed report comparing with previous audit to ensure all issues have been resolved and addressed.

With HIGHEST ROI, SQLOPS is worth every penny for your production environment!

Performance

We dive into various areas including memory, stats for buffer manager, query cache, locks, connection statistics, index and access methods, etc.

Data Quality

Bad data in the database is bad for business. With our advanced data quality auditing technique, we review every single table to ensure quality of data is good.

Security

We view security from a different angle. We ensure your data, objects, databases, are configured and are secured cannot be compromised in any way.

Best Practices

We perform detailed best practices audit to ensure your production database follows industry’s proven best practices needed for database reliability.

code analysis

With detailed review of your T-SQL code including SPROCs, Triggers, Views, Functions, we identify any anomalies, common mistakes, code inefficiencies.

Configuration

Its easy to wrongly configure production database. SQLOPS will identify and evaluate every single configuration value at the server, database, and at object level.

BCP

We review your business continuity plan and provide you with guidance and help configure your the strategy to keep your production DBs highly available.

Maintenance

To help your production database archive optimum health, we help automate regular maintenance including Index maintenance, backups, Agent jobs, etc.

With over 25k audit checks, be ready for a huge performance boost!

Agent Jobs

We investigate every single job, it’s schedule, and resources it consumes, historical execution details and provide you with a comprehensive plan to improve scheduled jobs.

H/W Analysis

We deep dive to analyze the hardware consumption of each query/processes and provide you with a detailed summary of how your H/W resources are  being used and if it truly needs capacity.

Data Model

Health of the database depends on  how data is modeled and designed. We’ll generate the data model and review the design of each entities to ensure the data model is optimal and scalable.

Scalability

Can your application scale up or scale out when your business grows? We will work with you to understand the scalability needs and provide you with a solid plan to grow your database at scale.

Cloud Migration

Are you planning to migrate your databases to the cloud? Our audit will evaluate the database objects, agent jobs, SSIS packages, Linked servers and any other dependencies you may have.

Log Analysis

We will review and analyze all SQL Server, Agent, Windows Event logs to identify potential issues. We will provide guidance on issues we discover to help improve overall reliability and resiliency.

SSIS Packages

We will deep dive into every detail of your SSIS packages and review the execution performance and each component and provide recommendations for potential improvement of your ETL jobs.

Data Standards

Every server and database level setting will be reviewed and compared against industry standards. We will provide guidance for each audited item based on industry standards.

Unravel all the mysteries of your database with SQLOPS!

Connectivity

We will evaluate DB & Server connectivity and review Port, IP, machines, accounts, service protocols, tools and applications, being used to connect to your production database environment.

Automation

We’ll evaluate and identify any automation opportunity for your production database. In many cases, we will help automate end-to-end database related maintenance opportunities.

Reporting Services

We will evaluate the configuration of Reporting Services and review any and all reports, DB configuration, web configuration, SSRS Security, etc. for optimum performance of your database.

Dependencies

We will generate data and object level dependencies for your production database environment giving you an Ariel view of how your data is connected and dependent with other objects.

Monitoring

You can’t manage what you can’t monitor. We will evaluate monitoring for critical alerts, agent jobs, etc. We will provide you with a comprehensive plan on what to monitor and how.

O/S Review

We’ll review the health of the O/S on which SQL Server is hosted. If the O/S is not properly tuned, it may have negative impact on your production environment.

Virtualization

SQLOPS audit will thoroughly evaluate your production database VM to ensure it is correctly configured and tuned for optimum performance and is reliable and tightly secured.

Replication

Whether you use Peer-to-Peer, Transactional, Merge or Snapshot Replication, we will review every detail of your replication setup to ensure it is optimally configured.

SQLOPS is the only Audit you'll need for production!

Full-Text Search

Full-Text search configuration can be a daunting task. SQLOPS audit will evaluate all the details of the FTS and its components to ensure Full-Text Search is configured and running in optimal state.

SQL Server MDS

We will evaluate all the models, entities, access and configuration of your Master Data Services and provide you with a comprehensive plan for optimum performance of SQL Server MDS service.

AlwaysOn

SQLOPS will review your AlwaysOn configuration, replicas, data load,  listener, network settings, and several other aspects of AlwaysOn environment to ensure it is performing optimally.

Ops Excellence

When your data grows, so grows the problem of data management. SQLOPS will help achieve operational excellence by automating common tasks like auto-tuning indexes, statistics, etc.

Compatibility

SQLOPS will review every line of your code to help identify any incompatibilities in your code or deprecated features for SQL Server, Azure SQL database or Amazon RDS RDBMS.

Execution Plan

An optimal execution plan is the key to query performance. We will review execution plans for all your business critical queries and provide recommendations to gain optimum performance.

Upgrade Analysis

In this audit, we will analyze the database, server settings, jobs, stored procedures and other objects of your database server and provide you with upgrade readiness report.

Improvement

Our team will partner with you to understand challenges you may be experiencing and provide you with industry’s best practices for running database processes efficiently.

Frequently Asked Questions about SQLOPS Audit

Is there a money back guarantee if no issues are discovered in my environment?

Yes! we offer 100% money back guarantee if we do not find any issue in your environment as part of risk and health assessment service.

How much does risk and health assessment cost?

We believe in delivering unmatched and unparallel service quality and our pricing is the most economical and affordable and competitive in the market. More importantly, no other companies offer the level of detail we provide. Contact us today and let us help you stabilize and improve your production databases. Important: If you are not satisfied or if we do not find any issues, SQLOPS Risk Assessment service is on the house and that’s our promise!  

Do you offer any discounts to government organizations or not-for-profit organizations?

We offer 25% discount to government and not-for-profit organizations in USA, Canada, Europe & Australia.

How will the risk assessment performed?

Our highly experienced team member will reach out to you by scheduling a meeting and collect preliminary information and schedule processes to collect audit data. Once the data collection completes, we will analyze the data and provide detailed information for each of the issues by identifying and articulating the details in the technical findings package. All critical and important issues will be explained in detail and a remediation plan along with a prioritized list will be provided as one of the key deliverables of this service.

Will the data collected for audit be shared with anyone?

Absolutely not. We never collect any business related data. We only collect system and performance related data. Also, all the data collected will be shared only with the designated members of your team. You can be rest assured that your business data is not touched and the collected data is not shared even amongst other SQLOPS team members in any way. Important: We will also be signing NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement) to make sure your data is not compromised by our audit service. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or concerns you may have. We will make sure you are comfortable and confident in our service. 

What permissions are required to perform risk assessment?

This can be addressed with two options:

Option 1:

We will provide you with instructions to generate PSSDiag and our in-house tool that you can run and generate the data and share that data with us. However, this is not the best way to perform the audit as many things will be skipped/missed.

Option 2:

In order for us to effectively perform detailed risk assessment for your environment, we request that you provide us with the following temporary permissions. Network Access: VPN/RAS/RDP/Desktop Sharing, Etc. Operating System: User with RDP Access SQL Server: Server State (Mostly) or Sysadmin.

Note: If for any reason you are not comfortable with the above security access, let us know and we can discuss for other arrangements.

How much time does it take to deliver risk and health assessment?

We want your investment to be worth. Unlike other service providers, we will pay attention to every single detail which could take from few days to a week. Please note that every single client is important to us. Therefore, we will not charge you by the hours or by the days.

Will your assessment make any changes to our system?

Absolutely not. We will not make any changes to your system.

Will there be any performance degradation when assessment is performed?

Absolutely not. Our risk assessment process is a light-weight service and will not degrade or impact the performance of your database or application in anyway.

Will you help remediate problems discovered as part of risk assessment?

Absolutely! We will help remediate every single problem by providing you with step by step instructions to each problem or in many cases, we will provide you with scripts that you can simply run on the affected server to address the issue. *You must test each script we provide in the test environment before you implement it in the production environment. Since we will be dedicating a full-time resource to help remediate any and all problems, there will be an additional fee for remediation which also comes with 6 months of warranty. 

Can you perform this service on-site?

Sure, we can gladly perform this service on-site in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Singapore and all of Europe. Travel and accommodation cost will be discussed with you and will be billed as part of the service.

Who should I contact if there are questions?

You can contact our team 24×7 by emailing us at support@sqlops.com. Alternatively, you can also reach out to us by filling out the engage us form above. We look forward to working with you. We will also provide you with a direct contact number so you can reach us 24×7 for any questions or concerns you may have during our service engagement.