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How a Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company Improved Database Administration


This case study explores how Datavail helped a Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company overcome their challenges and achieve remarkable improvements in their database operations.

Challenges Faced by the Pharmaceuticals Company

The Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company faced several critical challenges in their database administration that hindered their growth and efficiency. These challenges included:

Lower Costs

Like many companies, cost reduction was a top priority for the Pharmaceuticals Company. They needed to find efficient ways to manage their databases without compromising on quality.

Improve Database Administration Quality

Ensuring the highest level of quality in database administration was essential for the Pharmaceuticals Company. They sought to enhance the performance, security, and reliability of their databases.

Focus on Business Rather Than Technology

As experts in the pharmaceutical industry, the company wanted to focus their energy on innovation and exploring new avenues for growth. However, managing complex databases was consuming valuable time and resources.

Better Coverage of Databases

To ensure uninterrupted operations and quick response times for critical issues, round-the-clock coverage of their databases was necessary. This included weekends and holidays when most businesses experience reduced staffing.

Reduce Turnover and Burnout

High turnover rates among internal staff were impacting the stability of database operations. The company needed a solution that would alleviate burnout and provide consistent support for their databases.

Impressive Results Achieved

Since partnering with Datavail, the Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company has experienced significant positive outcomes:

  • Lowered Database Administration Costs: By leveraging Datavail’s remote database management services, the company saved between 10% to 25% on their database administration costs.
  • Improved Database Administration Quality: With highly skilled DBAs from Datavail managing their databases remotely, the company witnessed a remarkable improvement in the quality of their database administration practices.
  • Focused on Business Rather Than Technology: By entrusting their database operations to Datavail, the Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company could redirect their focus towards core business activities such as research, development, and innovation.
  • Improved Round-the-Clock Coverage: With dedicated DBAs available 24x7x365, including weekends and holidays if needed, the company enjoyed peace of mind knowing that any critical issues would be promptly addressed by experienced professionals.

The transformation brought about by Datavail’s services had a profound impact on various aspects of the Pharmaceuticals Company’s operations:

  • DBA Coverage: The availability of expert DBAs significantly improved coverage for ongoing support and maintenance tasks.
  • DBA Expertise: Datavail brought a wealth of expertise to the table, ensuring that the company’s databases were managed by highly skilled professionals.
  • Database Availability: Downtime and disruptions were minimized, resulting in improved database availability for critical business operations.
  • Database Environment Quality: With regular health checks and performance tuning, the overall quality of the database environment improved dramatically.
  • Database Reliability: The Pharmaceuticals Company experienced enhanced reliability in their databases, reducing the risk of data loss or system failures.
  • Database Performance: Optimizations made by Datavail’s DBAs led to significantly improved database performance, enabling faster data retrieval and smoother user experiences.


“Datavail helped our organization save costs and improve the quality of our database administration.”

In conclusion, through remote database management, upgrades and migrations, assessments and health checks, as well as performance tuning, Datavail empowered a Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company to overcome their database administration challenges. The result was lower costs, superior quality, enhanced coverage, and significant improvements across all aspects of their database operations. If your company is looking for a trusted partner to elevate your own database administration practices, consider harnessing the expertise of Datavail.

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