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The need for collaboration in order to make the best use of the tool

The performance of your database is crucial to the performance of your applications. You need to ensure that your MySQL ®, Percona ®, MariaDB ®, Aurora DB ® database environment, on-premise, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment, is optimized for your business-critical applications and websites. consultants are trusted consultants with decades of experience solving complex database performance problems and design challenges. We provide the best solution for your database environment, without bias, so that you can achieve your business goals.

Our open source database experts have worked with the largest companies on the Internet using Percona Server for MySQL, Amazon RDS ® for MySQL, Amazon Aurora ®, Google Cloud ® SQL. Our consultants work both remotely and on site. We can also provide full-time or part-time temporary staff to cover employee absences or provide additional help on major projects for your company.
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Performance optimization

Optimize your database to maximize application performance

We are experts in database optimization, which is a key aspect of improving application performance. Through our query profiling and performance optimization service, we have supported a large number of companies, making it easier for them to manage increases in their application workloads and improving the efficiency of their open source databases. Our approach allows companies to maximize the effectiveness of their resources, ensuring optimal performance even in the presence of new and more demanding traffic flows. Each intervention is targeted and personalized, as we recognize that each company has unique needs and objectives, and therefore requires specific solutions.

Performance problem analysis and resolution

Troubleshoot and diagnose performance issues's team of consultants is highly specialized in quickly identifying issues related to your data, proposing effective solutions. This allows your Database Administrators (DBAs) to fully focus on achieving your business goals, without having to worry about resolving emerging issues. Over the years, we have assisted many companies in locating and resolving bottlenecks affecting user experience. This path of personalized support and consultancy has allowed our customers to significantly improve the performance of their system, contributing to the success of their business. Our commitment goes beyond simple consultancy, we are real strategic partners for the management of your databases.


Architecture and design improvements

Improve database architecture for optimal use.

MySQL's architecture and design are critical to ensuring optimal performance and efficient data management. A well-structured design can greatly improve read and write operations, reducing response times and improving the user experience. It is important to consider using indexes, normalizing tables, and optimizing queries to improve efficiency. Additionally, choosing an appropriate architecture can help improve system scalability and reliability. From a long-term perspective, effective architecture and design can help prevent future problems and make it easier to adapt to changing business needs. Well-designed MySQL solutions are essential to ensure the stability and performance of your business.

Ensure the availability of the application

Consulting experts can turn your database into an always-on, always-available business resource, on-premise or in the cloud. 

Adequate and tested replication procedures in Master / slave mode, Clustering at a local or geographical level will be able to guarantee you a service availability higher than 99,99% with intervention times of less than 15 minutes in the event of a blocking event.

Backup and disaster recovery procedures in double and triple copy on SANs located geographically will be an essential added value for the protection of your company data.

Proactive monitoring systems allow us to diagnose imminent problems even before they occur, allowing us to intervene sufficiently in advance to plan a scheduled intervention.


MySQL is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS) that provides an excellent platform for managing and organizing data. It is renowned for its reliability, speed and ease of use, making it a popular choice for many developers and database administrators worldwide.

Developed by Oracle Corporation, MySQL uses the SQL query language (Structured Query Language) to manipulate and retrieve data. This standardized language is widely used throughout the industry, meaning that the skills you learn with MySQL are easily transferable.

In addition to its speed and reliability, MySQL also offers many advanced features. These include replication, which allows copies of data to be maintained in multiple locations for backup or load balancing purposes; transactions, which allow multiple operations to be performed as a single unit, ensuring data integrity; and support for different types of storage, which allows you to optimize the database for specific application needs.

MySQL is used extensively in a wide range of applications, from small personal web applications to large corporate database systems. Its open-source nature, coupled with its robustness and flexibility, make it a powerful and versatile tool for data management.

The performance of a MySQL database can be significantly improved using a number of optimization techniques. One of these is table structure optimization: the database can be structured more efficiently by carefully choosing data types, reducing data duplication, and normalizing tables where necessary. This can reduce the required disk space and improve data reading speed.

Another important technique is proper management of indexes. Indexes can significantly speed up query speeds, but should be used with care. Too many indexes can slow down write operations, so it's important to carefully balance the use of indexes to maximize performance.

Query optimization is another key aspect. This can include rewriting queries to use MySQL features more efficiently, avoiding queries that require a full table scan, and using parameterized queries to prevent SQL injection attacks.

Finally, proper server configuration can have a significant impact on MySQL performance. This may include optimizing your MySQL settings to make best use of available hardware resources, implementing caching techniques to reduce disk load, and adjusting your network settings to improve connection speed and reliability to the database.

All of these techniques require a thorough understanding of MySQL and the unique needs of your database, but when implemented correctly they can lead to significant performance improvements.

MySQL consulting services represent a fundamental asset for any company wishing to make the most of the potential of its database. These services are designed to help improve database performance through detailed analysis and optimization of queries, table structures, index management, and server configuration.

In addition to performance tuning, MySQL consultants are experts in solving problems that may arise while using the database. These can include performance issues, data integrity issues, security issues, and more. MySQL consultants are able to quickly identify the root cause of these problems and propose effective solutions.

Another key service offered by MySQL consulting is the development of a disaster recovery plan. This involves preparing strategies to ensure data availability and rapid recovery of service in the event of hardware failure, software failure or other disasters. A good disaster recovery plan can mean the difference between a minor mishap and a major outage.

Finally, MySQL consultants can help design scalable and secure solutions. With the growing importance of data to business operations, it is imperative to be able to handle the increasing volume of data and user demands without sacrificing performance or security. MySQL consultants can provide valuable advice on how to design your database architecture and configure your server to meet these needs.

Overall, MySQL Consulting Services can provide invaluable support in getting the most out of your database, while ensuring your data is secure, available, and ready for future challenges.

MySQL, Percona Server, and MariaDB are all SQL-based relational database management systems (RDBMS), but they have some important differences.

MySQL, by Oracle Corporation, is one of the most popular and widely used open source database systems. It is known for its robustness, reliability and feature richness. However, there has been some debate in the developer community regarding Oracle's open source licensing policies and transparency of development and maintenance procedures.

Percona Server is a fork of MySQL created by Percona, a company known for its software and services for MySQL and MongoDB. Percona Server is fully compatible with MySQL and offers several additional features focused on performance optimization, scalability and robustness. It is particularly suitable for high-performance environments and includes additional tools for performance analysis and database management.

MariaDB, on the other hand, is another fork of MySQL, created by the original MySQL developers in response to concerns about Oracle policies. MariaDB aims to maintain compatibility with MySQL while offering new features and performance improvements. Additionally, it has made maintaining open source status a key priority, which makes it popular with many developers.

Ultimately, the choice between MySQL, Percona Server and MariaDB will depend on the specific needs of your project and your hosting environment.

MySQL Consulting Services can help your business get the most out of your database by providing recommendations for performance tuning, troubleshooting, disaster recovery planing, and designing scalable and secure solutions.

Optimizing your MySQL database is vital to ensuring your system is efficient, stable, and secure. However, how to recognize the signs that indicate the need for an optimization or management intervention? There are various symptoms that can suggest that there is a problem.

First, if your database has slow responsiveness, it may need to be tuned. This can manifest itself in time-consuming query execution, or in general slowness of the system. Slow response times can be caused by many factors, such as lack of proper indexes, inefficient queries, or suboptimal server configuration.

Stability issues are another sign that your database may need tuning. If your system crashes frequently or has connection issues, it may need to be addressed. These problems can be caused by various factors, including excessive use of resources, network problems or configuration errors.

High server resource usage is another symptom that your database may need attention. If you notice that your server is using a lot of CPU, memory or disk space, you may need to optimize your database. Excessive use of resources can be caused by inefficiencies in the code, excessive duplication of data, or a lack of optimization in the server configuration.

Finally, if your data is out of sync, you may need to take action. Synchronization problems can manifest themselves in a variety of ways including missing data, duplicate data, or inconsistent data between different tables. These problems can be caused by errors in the code, problems with transactions, or problems with data replication.

If you're experiencing one or more of these problems, it might be time to consider optimizing or managing your MySQL database. An experienced consultant can help you identify and fix these problems, improving the performance, stability and security of your system.

In our service offering, we understand the diversity of business needs and situations. Therefore, we provide a wide range of services to meet a variety of needs.

For companies that already have a team of systems engineers and internal staff, but are faced with individual one-off issues, we offer spot services. This could include troubleshooting specific problems, optimizing database performance, developing disaster recovery plans, or any other specific needs. Our goal is to provide fast and efficient support, helping the internal team resolve the issue and get back to full operation as quickly as possible.

On the other hand, for companies that need broader or ongoing support, we offer database administration, monitoring and supervision solutions. This can include full self-service database management, where we take over all database-related tasks, or a mentoring model, where we work closely with existing staff to provide support and oversight. These services are designed to ensure that your database is always optimized, secure, and ready to support your business needs.

We recognize that each case is unique and requires a specific assessment. Therefore, we work closely with each client to understand their specific needs, challenges and goals. Based on this understanding, we can then design a service plan that best meets their needs, whether it's an on-the-spot service or a long-term administration and supervisory service.

May 25, 2018 marked a turning point for the protection of personal data in Europe, with the entry into force of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This regulation, promulgated by the European Commission, aims to create uniformity in the protection of personal data of citizens of the European Union, regardless of where the companies that process such data are located. Every company that collects, stores or processes personal data of European citizens must comply with the GDPR, even if its headquarters are not located within the European Union.

Managed Server is fully aware of the importance and seriousness of the GDPR. With our commitment to providing quality services and protecting customer data, we strive to scrupulously apply the provisions of the GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679). This includes a set of practices and procedures that ensure data security, privacy and compliance.

Our data security policies are designed to protect customer data from unauthorized access, loss and breach. We use cutting-edge technologies and industry best practices to protect your data, including encryption, firewalls and access controls. We also regularly review and update our policies and procedures to ensure their effectiveness and compliance.

We also respect the principles of privacy by design and privacy by default, integrating data protection into all phases of our development process and ensuring that the default settings of our services are privacy friendly.

Finally, we recognize the rights of European citizens guaranteed by the GDPR, including the rights of access, rectification, cancellation, limitation of treatment, data portability and opposition. We work diligently to make sure that customers can exercise these rights easily and effectively.


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