Database Blog Posts

What’s a Database Health Check?

As a critical component of your business, a healthy database is vital to staff efficiency and customer satisfaction. If you've neglected database maintenance and tuning, chances are you're running into a litany of performance issues. When your database begins to lag,...

read more

The Basics of Database Performance Tuning

Poor database performance bogs down operations, and as the lifeblood of a business, companies can't afford barriers to data access. One of the best ways to navigate past performance issues is by getting a regular database performance audit. Just like a car needs...

read more

What is MFA and Why does it Matter?

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is something a lot of IT professionals know about but never want to bring up to their clients. MFA is the next step defense in your everyday battle in protecting your day to day operations. So let's talk about it. What is MFA?...

read more

Sockets, Cores, and Threads, oh my!

What do you mean, exactly, by "CPU"? Once upon a time, computers sat on our desks; we knew exactly how many processors they had; and back then our biggest uncertainty was whether they could handle Y2K. Fast forward to today: our computers have 4, 8 or 16 processors —...

read more

What’s in Our Virtual-DBA Name?

Virtual-DBA came out of XTIVIA's response to an urgent need in the market to limit travel during the dotcom bubble burst. It was vital for our customers to conserve travel resources, both time and money, while getting immediate response on database issues. In that...

read more

Speak with an Expert DBA now!

Call: (888) 685-3101 ext. 2 or fill out the form below