Typical challenges that we see
MySQL and MariaDB are great open-source databases for most relational database workloads. Many of the customers we work with prefer MySQL, especially the developer teams, leveraging open-source tools for source control, container support, application performance management, etc. However, we work with many database administrator teams and we’ve seen some common threads of challenges that they face with MySQL deployments.
Application developer database deployment
MySQL is very easy to setup and get running. However, there are certain best practices that DBAs live and die by that developers often don't think about. A classic example is setting up a proper backup strategy and testing on a regular basis.
Our DBA team manages hundreds of production MySQL databases 24 x 7 x 365 for our customers. We’ve combined industry best practices along with our experience and wrapped them together with our DBMSys platform. DBMSys provides reports on which servers comply with these best practices or not so.
Not sure what databases should move to the cloud
Moving databases to a managed service like Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud is a great idea. However, how do you choose what should move based on your applications needs, and what will it cost?
Again, DBMSys comes to the rescue. DBMSys monitors your MySQL database performance using metrics like CPU, disk latency, network latency, memory usage, along with features used to quickly identify which of your databases are “cloud-ready” based on the different capabilities of Azure, AWS, and the Google Cloud.
DBMSys then creates a detailed report that recommends how you should deploy to the cloud and how much it will cost. Specifically, it can make recommendations to go with a virtual machine running the database platform, or used one of the managed services that are correctly sized based on actual usage.
Unable to integrate machine learning with MySQL
Oracle appears hesitant to add features like machine learning, graph traversal, and hybrid cloud into MySQL because it would compete with their Oracle Database offering. Why not consider migrating your MySQL database to SQL Server 2017?
We literally wrote the code for SQL Server Migration Assistant for MySQL. We know all of the best practices to help you migrate your databases that could benefit from the latest innovations with SQL Server 2017.
Once you’ve migrated over to SQL Server 2017, our team can provide your team with training on SQL Server 2017 designed so that your MySQL DBAs and developers will understand.
Featured services for MySQL
Here is a sample of the services that we provide to customers like you to support your MySQL and MariaDB databases.
Data Management Optimization (DMO)
With our unique Data Management Optimization service, you can save up to 60% in operating costs. We measure the performance of your data infrastructure and discover consolidation opportunities to optimize licensing costs while maximizing performance in a move to the cloud.
Operational Data Management
Are your DBA's stretched thin? Offload your IT needs to a dedicated team with industry-proven processes and world-leading tools and products
Migrate MySQL to SQL Server
Using SSMA we can help you migrate MySQL to SQL Server achieving the performance, scale, and security of your mission-critical applications you want.
If you are still running out-of-support database software, you could be out of compliance with new regulations and risk security attacks. DB Best can help you optimize your database upgrades to maximize uptime and lower costs.
MySQL Health Checks
Is your MySQL database running at it's fullest potential? Our MySQL Health Checks service ensures your database is performing optimally.
Our DevOps services introduce cultural changes, best practices, and new technologies to improve collaboration between business, development, and operations to create an agile application development lifecycle.
Migrate MySQL to Azure Database MySQL
Helping our customers migrate MySQL to Azure Database MySQL and take advantage of cloud benefits such as high availability, security, and scalability at a reasonable price.
Migrate MySQL to Amazon Aurora MySQL
Discover how we can help our customers migrate MySQL to Amazon Aurora MySQL / RDS MySQL and take advantage of cloud benefits such as high availability, security, and scalability at the reasonable price.
Migrate MySQL to Google Cloud SQL
Learn how DB Best can help you get the most out of Google Cloud SQL with a cost-effective Migrate MySQL to Google Cloud SQL offer.
Migrate Oracle to Amazon Aurora MySQL
Looking for a reliable partner to migrate Oracle to Amazon Aurora MySQL or RDS MySQL? We have the experience and expertise to migrate your Oracle database to AWS quickly and efficiently.
Migrate SQL Server to Amazon Aurora MySQL
Looking for a reliable partner to migrate SQL Server to Amazon Aurora MySQL or RDS MySQL? We know how to quickly and efficiently migrate your SQL Server database to AWS.
Discover how DB Best's Database Consolidation services can help optimize licensing costs while maximizing performance with an opportunity to move to a cloud.
Migrating an Oracle to MySQL Database using the AWS Schema Conversion Tool
At DB Best Technologies, we have a 12-step process for migrating applications and databases to a different platform. We use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool for database schema conversion and application conversion/remediation steps when moving to AWS.
In this video, we demonstrate how to get started with the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT) to analyze an Oracle database’s readiness for migrating to an AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) MySQL database using an online project.
The video walks through the process of connecting to an Oracle database, selecting MySQL as the target, creating an assessment report, reviewing the results, connecting the target MySQL database, and creating the supported objects on the MySQL database.
Technologies used with MySQL
Here are some of the technologies that we use at DB Best to help you manage and migrate your MySQL solutions.
Our DBMSys platform collects data from multiple environments to develop a business case for modernization and chart an upgrade path while verifying servers conform to best practices. DBMSys provides a centralized dashboard to manage your database services on-premises and on the cloud.
DB Best Database Compare Suite
Comparing two production databases for migration or an upgrade? Now you can do this with one powerful and simple tool that every DBA and database developer needs.
AWS RDS Platform
With the AWS RDS platform and infrastructure, you have many options for running your favorite database on EC2, RDS, and Aurora. Learn how we can optimize your database solutions on AWS.
Google Cloud Data Platform
See how DB Best can support your cloud-based OLTP needs by leveraging the Google Cloud Data Platform, taking advantage of SQL Server on Compute Engine as well as PostgreSQL and MySQL on Googles managed Cloud SQL service.
SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA)
See how you can get the most out of SSMA from the company who originally created the tool for Microsoft.
AWS Database Migration Service
We are the only AWS partner who can say we've migrated more databases to AWS RDS, Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Redshift than any other partner in the world using AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) and Schema Conversion Tool (SCT).
Modernization projects require deep understanding of data integration technologies. See how we can help you get the best performance on the platform you are currently using or migrate to cloud-based solutions
Are you interested in learning more about how we can help you out with these technologies? We will get back to you within one business day to arrange a meeting to discuss your challenges.
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