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How Datavail Transformed Database Administration for a Large Aerospace & Defense Company


In the fast-paced world of aerospace and defense, efficient database administration is crucial for smooth operations. That’s why our client, a large enterprise in the aerospace and defense industry, turned to Datavail for their expertise in managing complex databases. In this case study, we will explore how Datavail’s services helped our client overcome challenges, achieve cost savings, improve database administration quality, and provide round-the-clock coverage.

Challenges Faced by the Client

When our client approached us, they were grappling with several challenges in their database management:

  1. Lowering Costs: The client needed to find ways to reduce their expenses associated with database administration without compromising on quality.
  2. Improving Quality: The client recognized the need for enhanced database administration quality to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  3. 24×7 Coverage: With critical databases that required monitoring even during weekends and holidays, the client sought a solution that could provide comprehensive coverage throughout the year.

How Datavail Helped

Datavail addressed these challenges by implementing the following solutions:

Remote Database Management

Our team of experienced database administrators took over remote management of the client’s databases. This allowed our experts to monitor and maintain their systems from a centralized location efficiently.

Database Upgrades and Migrations

Datavail facilitated seamless upgrades and migrations of the client’s databases to ensure they were running on the latest technologies. Our meticulous approach minimized downtime and disruption during these transitions.

Database Assessments and Health Checks

To ensure optimal performance, we conducted regular assessments and health checks on the client’s databases. This proactive approach helped identify potential issues before they could impact operations.

Performance Tuning

Datavail’s experts fine-tuned the databases to maximize efficiency and enhance overall performance. This included optimizing queries, indexing strategies, and configuration settings tailored specifically to the client’s needs.

Achieved Benefits

Since partnering with Datavail, our client has experienced a range of significant benefits:

Lowered Database Administration Costs

Through efficient remote management and strategic optimizations, the client achieved substantial cost savings in their database administration efforts. This allowed them to allocate resources to other critical areas of their business.

Improved Database Administration Quality

Our team’s expertise and attention to detail ensured that the client’s databases were operating at peak performance. By implementing best practices and regular health checks, we improved overall system reliability and minimized the risk of data loss or downtime.

Focused on Business Priorities

With Datavail handling their database administration, our client could shift their focus away from technology-related concerns and concentrate on core business operations. This enabled them to make strategic decisions and drive growth effectively.

Round-the-Clock Coverage

The client no longer had to worry about monitoring their databases during weekends or holidays. Datavail provided comprehensive coverage 24×7, ensuring that any issues could be promptly addressed, minimizing any potential disruptions.

Results Achieved by the Client

Since engaging with Datavail, our client witnessed dramatic improvements across various aspects of their database environment:

  • DBA Coverage: The round-the-clock support offered by Datavail significantly enhanced the availability of skilled DBAs for immediate assistance.
  • DBA Expertise: Our team’s vast knowledge and experience brought a new level of expertise to the management of the client’s databases.
  • Database Availability: With proactive monitoring and prompt issue resolution, database availability saw a remarkable improvement.
  • Database Environment Quality: Regular assessments and optimizations led to an enhanced overall quality of the database environment.
  • Database Reliability: The diligent efforts put into maintaining stability resulted in a reliable database infrastructure.
  • Database Performance: Through careful tuning and optimization strategies, database performance was greatly improved.


“Datavail provides us with excellent support for the database we have. Monitoring is now working, and recommendations are regularly provided.”

“Datavail is a trustworthy DBA partner. We were able to implement a couple projects with the help from Datavail. We also rely on Datavail for ongoing database administration. They are easy to work with.”

By partnering with Datavail, our client, a leading aerospace and defense company, was able to overcome their database administration challenges. Through remote management, upgrades, assessments, and performance tuning, they achieved cost savings, improved quality, and round-the-clock coverage. The dramatic improvements in DBA coverage, expertise, database availability, environment quality, reliability, and performance were instrumental in driving the client’s success. At Datavail, we are proud to provide exceptional support and solutions that empower businesses to focus on growth while ensuring their databases operate at peak efficiency.

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