Remote DBA Works ! 


We are pioneers in delivering enterprise-class 24*7 Remote DBA services for MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server and ClickHouse with core expertise in performance, scalability, high availability and database reliability engineering.  Our customized remote DBA services offerings works equally well for startups and large corporations. We are not yet another DBA outsourcing company but your extended team of dedicated Database Infrastructure Operations professionals available 24*7. Hiring, managing and retaining seasoned DBAs is highly expensive and operationally exhaustive, We are experts in DBA management and our team consists of several elite-class DBA professionals who are already experienced in building planet-scale database ops. platforms. so you can focus on your business and customers, We will manage your data. Many of our first-time customers are curious about how remote DBA works so we have explained below how we on-board customers to our remote DBA business.

☛ Pre-engagement questionnaire (We strongly recommend our customers to complete this questionnaire to serve them better, Thank you ! )

  • MySQL distribution (MySQL GA / MySQL Enterprise / Percona Server ) and version (5.5 / 5.7 / 8.0)
  • MariaDB distribution
  • Total no. of MySQL or MariaDB instances to be managed
  • Database size
  • Do you archive data ? If yes, How often and what are the archiving tools / scripts used ?
  • Linux distribution details, Do you a have Linux support partner ?
  • Infrastructure details – Hosted / Cloud / DBaaS
  • Do you have resident DBA(s) ?
  • What are the database infrastructure operations monitoring tools used ?
  • MySQL / MariaDB Backup and DR tools / scripts used in your business – You have scripts already ? Please share with scripts to better understand your DR Ops. and optimize better (We re-write / recommend new method of backup only when needed )
  • Do you have MySQL / MariaDB replication ? if yes, Please explain the replication topologies to serve you better
  • What is the expected growth rate of your Database Infrastructure in next 12 months.
  • What remote DBA service are you looking for:
    • Emergency / On-Demand DBA services
    • Flexible Remote DBA subscription
    • Fixed Remote DBA subscription plans
  • Is there anything specific to DBA Ops. you want to discus with us ?

☛ Remote DBA Subscription Plans

Remote DBA PlanRate
( plus GST / Goods and Services Tax where relevant )
On-Demand Remote DBA
(8 hours Remote DBA per month)
US $1,600 / month
Quarter DBA
(40 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $6,000 / month
Half DBA
(80 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $10,000 / month
Full DBA
(160 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $16,000 / month
The Ultimate DBA
(Remote DBA services for 24*7*365)
US $54,000 / month

☛ Flexible consulting plans

If you are a startup or need only few hours of consulting every month then our flexible consulting plan will be the most optimal solution for you, You will have access to our seasoned team of consultants on-demand without signing-up for any longterm consulting contracts:

Remote DBA PlanRate
( plus GST / Goods and Services Tax where relevant )
On-Demand Remote DBA
(8 hours Remote DBA per month)
US $1,600 / month
Quarter DBA
(40 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $6,000 / month
Half DBA
(80 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $10,000 / month
Full DBA
(160 hours of remote DBA services per month)
US $16,000 / month
The Ultimate DBA
(Remote DBA services for 24*7*365)
US $54,000 / month

☛ Why MinervaDB Remote DBA works for startups and large corporations equally ?

  • Vendor neutral and independent – MinervaDB consultants are experts in MySQL, MariaDB, Percona Server and ClickHouse so our recommendations are vendor neutral, independent and unbiased
  • Pay only for hours we have worked for you, The un-billed hours never expire
  • Flexible contracts
  • Access to elite-class consultants 24*7 for a fraction of cost to hiring a Sr. DBA in-house
  • Full-stack DBA Ops. Expertise – Database Architecture / Engineering, capacity planning / sizing, performance optimization & tuning, scale-out / custom replication solutions, clustering & sharding solutions, data security and Database upgrades / migrations
  • On-demand vacation DBA services
  • Database Infrastructure Operations performance monitoring (24*7) and proactive troubleshooting.
  • Want to know more details about MinervaDB Remote DBA Services ? Please download MinervaDB Remote DBA Services flyer PDF here

☛ 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.

☛ 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.,
340 S LEMON AVE #9718
WALNUT 91789 CA, US
🏠 CORPORATE ADDRESS: DELAWAREMinervaDB Inc.,
PO Box 2093 PHILADELPHIA PIKE #3339
CLAYMONT, DE 19703

To know how we can help you in architecting and building an enterprise-class web-scale database infrastructure operations, please book for an appointment here or send email to contact@minervadb.com