The frequently asked questions to MinervaDB


We created this page to address “MinervaDB MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL  Consulting and Support FAQ” , If your questions are missing here, please send email to contact@minervadb.com , Thank you !

☛ What is MinervaDB all about ?

An independent and vendor neutral consulting and professional services provider for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse with core expertise in performance, scalability and high availability, We have several years of experience in building and managing planet-scale database infrastructure operations of internet properties from diversified verticals like CDN, Mobile Advertisement Network, E-Commerce, Social Media Applications, Gaming, SaaS and Digital Payment Solutions.

☛ MinervaDB Technology focus and commitment

Technology FocusTools and Technologies
LinuxUbuntu, Debian, CentOS, Red Hat Linux, Oracle Linux and SUSE Linux.
MySQLMySQL GA, MySQL Enterprise, InnoDB, MySQL Enterprise Backup, MySQL Cluster CGE, MySQL Enterprise Monitor, MySQL Utilities, MySQL Enterprise Audit, MySQL Enterprise Firewall and MySQL Router.
PerconaPercona Server for MySQL, XtraDB, TokuDB, RocksDB, Percona Toolkit, Percona XtraBackup and PMM(Percona Monitoring & Management).
MariaDBMariaDB Server, RocksDB, MariaDB Galera Cluster, MariaDB Backup, MariaDB MaxScale and MariaDB ColumnStore.
PostgreSQLPostgreSQL Performance Benchmarking, Capacity Planning / Sizing, PostgreSQL Performance Optimization, PostgreSQL High Availability / Database Reliability Engineering, PostgreSQL Upgrades / Migration and PostgreSQL Security
Cloud DBA ServicesIaaS and DBaaS including: Oracle Cloud, Google CloudSQL, Amazon Aurora, AWS RDS®, EC2®, Microsoft Azure® and Rackspace® Cloud
Performance Monitoring and Trending PlatformsMySQL Enterprise Monitor, Icinga, Zabbix, Prometheus and Grafana.
High Availability, Scale-Out, Replication and Load BalancerMySQL Group Replication, MySQL Cluster CGE, InnoDB Cluster, Galera Cluster, Percona XtraDB Cluster, MariaDB MaxScale, Continuent Tungsten Replicator, MHA (Master High Availability Manager and tools for MySQL), HAProxy, ProxySQL, MySQL Router and Vitess.
Columnar Database SystemsClickHouse, MariaDB ColumnStore
DevOps. and AutomationVagrant, Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Ganglia, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Consul, JIRA, Graylog and Grafana.

☛ Why engage MinervaDB ?

  • Vendor neutral and independent consulting and professional services provider for MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse .
  • Full-Stack DBA Services – Our consultants are experts in database infrastructure operations performance, scalability, high availability and site reliability engineering .
  • Proactive DBA support – Our database infrastructure operations performance monitoring and trending platform is capable to catching the events before they cause the damage to your business .
  • Global team – Our consulting and remote DBA services team operates from multiple locations worldwide guaranteeing 24*7 availability of database services .
  • Consulting, support and training for ClickHouse .
  • Pay-As-You-Go. – Pay only for the hours we have worked, This makes us affordable for startups and large corporations equally .
  • Multiple communication channels for consulting, support, remote DBA services and training – Email, Google Hangouts, Skype and Slack .

☛ How is MinervaSQL different from MinervaDB ?

Both MinervaSQL and MinervaDB are owned by ADBX.IO Corporation, Technically by engaging either of the brands you will be always working with same team.

☛ What is emergency DBA support ?

What if your database infrastructure went down and you don’t have resident DBA to troubleshoot the problem ? No problem, We are usually available on a short notice, For quick response please send email to contact@minervadb.com .

☛ How can we pay you ?

We have flexible payment terms, You can pay us by Wire, PayPal, Credit/Debit Cards, Cheque and Cash .

☛ Can we pay you online ?

Yes, You can pay us through PayPal – https://www.paypal.me/ASKDBEXPERTS 

☛ Do you work for stocks ?

We love startups and help them in growing whenever possible but we don’t work for stocks .

☛ Do you help us in staffing DBAs ?

No, We don’t have DBA staffing business. We are only into consulting, support and remote DBA services for MySQL, MariaDB, Galera Cluster, Percona Server, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse .

☛ How can you operate 24*7 ?

We have our team working on different timezones across the globe so we can deliver consulting, support and remote DBA services for your database infrastructure operations 24*7 .

☛ What is vacation DBA plan ?

We can support your database infrastructure operations while your resident DBA is on a holiday / vacation so your DBA will also enjoy optimal work-life balance .

☛ Why we have no offices anywhere worldwide ?

We are an virtual corporation (no offices anywhere in the world), All of us work from home and stay connected via email, Google Hangout, Skype, IRC and phone. Being an virtual corporation, we can hire talent anywhere in the world. Our consulting team enjoy great work-life balance, They don’t spend time on roads for traffic or leave their families / home / friends for job. Our global team operate on multi-timezone to deliver 24*7 data ops. services delivery .

☛ How can we join MinervaDB team ?

We love MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL and ClickHouse geeks, If you are someone who like to solve challenges of building and operating planet-scale data ops. then you are in right place. Our founder / Principal Shiv Iyer spend considerable amount of time in hiring elite-class team of MinervaDB so you can directly write to him on shiv@minervadb.com 

☛ How can MinervaDB help us in ClickHouse consulting, support and training ?

We have an dedicated team of elite-class ClickHouse consultants with core expertise in architecting optimal, scalable and highly available web-scale streaming data analytics platforms for internet/ mobile properties and IoT (Internet of Things). To know more about our ClickHouse practice, please visit our ClickHouse Consulting and Support page .

☛ Do you support PostgreSQL ?

Yes, We have elite-class PostgreSQL consultants in the team with core expertise in performance, scalability and DATABASE SRE, we are committed to deliver enterprise-class consulting, 24*7 support and remote DBA services for PostgreSQL Database infrastructure operations to our customers globally. To know more about MinervaDB PostgreSQL support and subscription plans please download our flyer PDF .

☛ How can we engage MinervaDB for business ?

You can hire MinervaDB for vendor neutral and independent MySQL, MariaDB, MyRocks and ClickHouse consulting, support and remote DBA services. Our consultants are experienced in building optimal, scalable, highly reliable and fault tolerant web-scale database infrastructure operations for several Alexa Top web properties. To know more, please go through MinervaDB Engagement Models

☛ How can we contact MinervaDB ?

To engage MinervaDB please book for an appointment here or send email to contact@minervadb.com 

☛ How can we make payments to MinervaDB Inc. ?

For the customers based out of U.S. 

Bank DetailsMinervaDB Inc. Bank Account Details for U.S. Customers
Bank nameEvolve Bank & Trust
Beneficiary NameMinervaDB
Type of AccountChecking
Account Number9800891942
ABA Routing Number084106768
Bank Address6070 Poplar Ave, Suite 200 Memphis, TN 38119

For the international customers ( non U.S. based customers )

Bank DetailsMinervaDB Inc. Bank Account Details for International Customers ( outside U.S.)
Receiving Bank Details
( SWIFT / BIC code )
Remove the trailing XXX if you are asked for an 8-digit code
FRNAUS44XXX
Bank NameFirst National Bankers Bank
Bank Address7813 Office Park Blvd Baton Rouge, LA, 70809 USA
Beneficiary
( IBAN / Account number )
084106768
Beneficiary NameEvolve Bank & Trust
Beneficiary Address6070 Poplar Ave, Suite 200 Memphis, TN 38119
USA
Important!
Include this memo in the field for originator to beneficiary information (OBI) / further credit / special instructions:
For: MinervaDB account 9800891942 at Evolve Bank & Trust

☛ MinervaDB contacts – Sales & General Inquiries

Business FunctionContact
☎ CONTACT GLOBAL SALES (24*7)📞 (844) 588-7287 (USA)
📞 (415) 212-6625 (USA)
📞 (415) 650-4682 (USA)
📞 (778) 644-0767 (Canada)
📞 (778) 770-5251 (Canada)
📞 +44 7 480549332 (UK)
☎ TOLL FREE PHONE (24*7)📞 (844) 588-7287
🚩 MINERVADB FAX+1 (209) 314-2364
📨 MinervaDB Email - General / Sales / Consultingcontact@minervadb.com
📨 MinervaDB Email - Supportsupport@minervadb.com
📨 MinervaDB Email -Remote DBAremotedba@minervadb.com
📨 Shiv Iyer Email - Founder and Principalshiv@minervadb.com
🏠 CORPORATE ADDRESS: CALIFORNIAMinervaDB Inc.,
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WALNUT 91789 CA, US
🏠 CORPORATE ADDRESS: DELAWAREMinervaDB Inc.,
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