At the core of almost every application in your company lies a database. Databases provide the underlying support to your customer service, production operations, internal operations, sales, and marketing. From day-to-day operations to strategic decision making, your databases are the engines that drive your business. Our database technicians have the experience and skill sets you need to ensure that your database environments have high performance, security, and availability.  Our database services can help your business create, maintain, and optimize your database systems.

Installation and Configuration

Techsun Computers recognizes that the proper installation and configuration database server software is no trivial task. Database server software consist of numerous components and configuration options. Some of these configuration choices are not reversible and may have significant implications on the way your database performs.

Our staff posses the skills and reference experiences required to complete an efficient, successful and well-organized installation. In recognizing and understanding the critical installation decisions, we can help you plan the installation, determine the appropriate system resources required for optimal performance, follow recommended best practices, and efficiently configure the software.

Application Integration / Data Migration

Techsun Computers offers both application integration and data migration services. The integration services are generally advisory in nature with an emphasis on educating your development staff on the best approaches for utilizing new structured data and/or new database features.

Techsun data migration services offer clients the comfort of using our highly skilled staff to perform some of the most sensitive of tasks. We work with the client’s staff to migrate existing applications or data from one database to another. These tasks include ensuring proper data type conversions and database settings as well as, among other things, implementing the appropriate database and tablespace configurations.

Performance Audits & Tuning

Techsun Computers performance enhancement services focus on maximizing the efficiency of your existing hardware and software resources. Our skilled consultants perform a detailed review of your database systems and the applications that run against them. We evaluate your storage infrastructure, database structures, application utilization patterns, memory sizing and consumption, and carefully examine your use of database indicies and the appropriateness of your index types.

Once we’ve carried out a full analysis, we work with your system administrators, DBA’s, and developers to come to a cost effective and expedient performance enhancing solution.

Disaster Readiness Audits

With a background of performing numerous such database recoveries, we have developed a critical eye for weaknesses and/or missing links in the typical back-up and recovery approaches. We apply this perspective  towards analysing your configurations, assumptions, and plans. Once our analysis is complete, we deliver a written statement of findings and thoughtful recommendation for addressing each client’s unique needs.

Back-up & Recovery

The Back-up and Recovery Service entails one or more Techsun consultants working either onsite or remotely to implement an enterprise quality procedure for ensuring that, in the event of a catastrophe, your data can be quickly, safely, and fully recovered. Techsun Computers first reviews exactly how the database is being used by existing applications and how it might be used by future applications. Analysis of existing IT resources and backup strategies is undertaken next. Once all relevant information has been collected, Techsun Computers will design and implement a custom-tailored, multi-tiered Backup and Recovery strategy. Finally, before calling the job complete, we perform rigorous failure and recovery testing, ensuring that all implemented recovery processes in fact hold up under actual failure scenarios. It is suggested that the customer contract with Techsun Computers on a semi-annual basis so that the backup solution can be reviewed and tested for continued efficacy.


Oracle Database

Enterprise-class database for large companies and workgroups.  Oracle may also be used to drive large, high traffic websites. Oracle runs on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers.

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Microsoft SQL Server

Enterprise-class database from Microsoft.  MS SQL Server is often used to power heavily used websites as well as applications for large businesses and workgroups. SQL Server runs only on the Microsoft Windows platform.

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MySQL Server

MySQL Server is a high volume database solution from Oracle.  MySQL is often used on Linux servers for driving PHP based websites.  MySQL can run Windows, Linux, and UNIX servers.  The Community Edition is open license.

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FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro is database management system from Apple.  FileMaker is good for medium-sized businesses and workgroups.  Forms and reports maybe created from the graphical interface.  FileMaker Server can run on Mac Servers, Windows Servers, and Linux Servers.

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Microsoft Access

A simple database from Microsoft.  Access is an ideal database for single user or small workgroup applications. Access can be used for websites or desktop solutions.  Forms, reports, queries, and tables can all be created via a graphical user interface and wizards.

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