Enterprise Database Consulting
offers a comprehensive set of well-defined enterprise
database services. These services are primarily focused
on Oracle's relational database technologies, but
may also be applied towards Microsoft's SQL Server
and IBM's DB2 databases.
Cylogy's DBA services give you the flexibility
to pay for the services that you need, when you need
them. Please review the services detailed below and
us when you are ready to discuss how we can be
of assistance to you.
Cylogy recognizes that the proper installation and
configuration Oracle database software is no trivial
task. Oracle's software consist of numerous components
and configuration options. Some of these configuration
choices are not reversible and may have significant
implications on the way your database performs.
Cylogy staff posses the skills and reference experiences
required to complete an efficient, successful and
well-organized installation. In recognizing and understanding
the critical installation decisions, we can help you
plan the installation, determine the appropriate system
resources required for optimal performance, follow
Oracle-recommended best practices, and efficiently
configure the software.
Application Integration / Data Migration
Cylogy offers both application integration and data
migration services. The integration services are generally
advisory in nature with an emphasis on educating your
development staff on the best approaches for utilizing
new structured data and/or new database features.
Cylogy's data migration services offer clients the
comfort of using our highly skilled staff to perform
some of the most sensitive of tasks. Cylogy works
with the client's staff to migrate existing applications
or data to other major database vendors such as from
MS SQL Server or IBM DB2 to an Oracle platform, or
vice versa. These tasks include ensuring proper data
type conversions and database settings as well as,
among other things, implementing the appropriate database
and tablespace configurations.
Audits & Tuning
Cylogy's performance enhancement services focus on
maximizing the efficiency of your existing hardware
and software resources.
Our skilled consultants perform a detailed review
of your database systems and the applications that
run against them. We evaluate your storage infrastructure,
database structures, application utilization patterns,
memory sizing and consumption, and carefully examine
your use of database indicies and the appropriateness
of your index types.
Once we've carried out a full analysis, we work with
your system administrators, DBA's, and developers
to come to a cost effective and expedient performance
enhancing solution. Additionally we offer customized
training session for your DBA and/or development staff,
focusing on proper index tuning, SQL evaluation, and
SQL tuning techniques.
Disaster Readiness Audits
After working with a number Fortune
100 in "down database" situations Cylogy
staff have come to appreciate the severe financial
and personal impacts such a scenario can directly
create. With a background of performing numerous such
database recoveries, we have developed a critical
eye for weaknesses and/or missing links in the typical
back-up and recovery approaches. We apply this perspective
and over 6 years of intense fire-fighting experience
towards analyzing your configurations, assumptions,
Once our analysis is complete, we deliver a written
statement of findings and thoughtful recommendation
for addressing each client's unique needs.
Back-up & Recovery
The Back-up and Recovery Service entails one or more
Cylogy consultants working either onsite or remotely
to implement an enterprise quality and Oracle recommended
procedure for ensuring that, in the event of a catastrophe,
your data can be quickly, safely, and fully recovered.
Cylogy first reviews exactly how the database is being
used by existing applications and how it might be
used by future applications. Analysis of existing
IT resources and backup strategies is undertaken next.
Once all relevant information has been collected,
Cylogy will design and implement a custom-tailored,
multi-tiered Oracle Backup and Recovery strategy.
Finally, before calling the job complete, Cylogy performs
rigorous failure and recovery testing, ensuring that
all implemented recovery processes in fact hold up
under actual failure scenarios.
It is suggested that the customer contract with Cylogy
on a semi-annual basis so that the backup solution
can be reviewed and tested for continued efficacy.
A Typical Project
Cylogy welcomes projects anywhere from from 4 weeks to 1+ years in duration.
We have managed many projects from design to deployment and support, but are
also willing to act as a subcontractor or as a supplement to your existing team.
Our primary points of focus are quality of output and customer satisfaction.
We will always work within our customers' constraints to achieve these goals.
Scheduling & Pricing
All scheduling and pricing arrangements are made through Cylogy's account managment
staff. In the domestic United States you may call us toll-free at 1.866.281.2140.
International callers may contact our main office in San Francisco, California
at +1.415.896.2140. For European regional offices, please review our contact
information for the office closest to you. We may always be contacted by email