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SQL Server Tuning

Poor performance reduces productivity and damages users’ perceptions of applications.

Our SQL Server team includes tuning experts, and we have resolved performance issues for many clients.

Instance, database, environment and SQL tuning

We can focus on particular MS SQL performance issues you are suffering, or can give your SQL Server environment an overall health check.

Our SQL tuning experts are adept at identifying performance bottlenecks, communicating these to clients and recommending/implementing enhancements to alleviate or eliminate these. We can provide tuning assistance in the following areas:

  • Database set-up and configuration tuning
  • Instance configuration tuning
  • SQL and T-SQL code tuning and best-practice advice

Fixed price SQL Server performance tuning package

For clients requiring a pre-configured performance tuning solution, we can offer a two day package that includes the following:

  • Monitor database, instance, application and environment performance
  • Identify performance bottlenecks
  • Investigate user reports of slow system performance
  • Document performance bottlenecks and methods of alleviating and/or eliminating these
  • Implement quick-fixes to improve performance, and provide quote for tackling any project-related recommendations
  • Discuss findings with client stakeholders
  • Provide technical documentation for tasks performed

SQL Server performance tuning services – find out more

Our tuning package shows what we can do for a modest fee.

We do however tailor our services to match your specific requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our strategy depends on your particular circumstances. We focus on identifying and eliminating bottlenecks.
We will always concentrate first on reported points of pain. In the vast majority of cases you will see a marked performance improvement in those areas when we have finished.
If the code is stored within the database, we can amend it on request (but you should check the support implications). We will not normally amend other code, but will document the inefficiencies (and can recommend how the code could be better rewritten) so that you can report these to your application vendor/developer for amendment.
We provide four weeks of free remote support for any changes made.
We can tune all versions of SQL Server.
We typically document the tasks performed within one week of the tuning exercise. You are guaranteed to have a copy of the documentation within two weeks of work completion.
Yes. We can rebadge our services, or can pay a one-off commission.
Yes, this is one of our more commonly-requested services. Please contact us for further details.
We invoice after work has been completed and you are in possession of our documentation. Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.

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