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    • Database Architechs
      November, 2009
    • Operations
      • USA (17 years)
      • and France (10 years)
      • Database/Data Architecture
      • Sybase
      • Oracle
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • DB2, Postgres, MySQL, and others …
      • Database talent pool:
      • Top database experts from around the globe.
      • Acclaimed Authors.
      • Speakers to many events and conferences.
      • Database Tools:P&T Tool - highly graphical (Sybase, Oracle and MS SQL Server)
      • Database Education & Training
    • Our strengths
      Database Architechs global consulting team has delivered hundreds of high scale, high impact database, data architecture, high availability and performance and tuning engagements.
      Our strengths are:
      Database Design and Data Analysis/Modeling
      Distributed Data Architectures/Data Replication
      Database Encryption/Security Frameworks
      High Availability, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
      Database and SQL Performance & Tuning
      Data Standards and Governance
      Delivery on time and within budget
      Extreme Quality of deliverables
      Knowledge Transfer and Education
    • Our value proposition
      Our services are database-focused and include inexpensive 2-day assessments moving you down the path to:
      • Reducing your overall costs.
      • Achieving high availability and scalability.
      • Meeting or exceeding your service level requirements.
      • Allowing you to put off server and storage purchase because of better utilization of what you have.
      • Enabling server and database consolidations.
      • Using our data expertise surgically for short bursts with highly skilled and experienced data professionals.
      • Optimally designing and architecting your data to meet your company's needs.
    • Our Consulting Focus
      • High Availability Consulting:
      • HA Assessments
      • HA Design/Architecture
      • HA Build-outs
      • Mirroring, Snapshots …
      • Enterprise Architecture
      • EA Tools
      • EA Organization, Roles, Responsibilities
      • Architecture
      • Education and Training
      • SQL training
      • Data Modeling
      • P&T training
      • Data Replication training
      • Physical DB Design
      • Multi-dimensional OLAP
      • Process Modeling
      • Database Consulting:
      • Database Architecture
      • Database Design
      • Data Modeling & Data Analysis
      • Database & SQL Performance & Tuning
      • Distributed Data & Data Replication
      • Data Integration & Transformation
      • Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence
      • Database High Availability
      • Master Data Management
      • Metadata Management
      • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
      • Database Security & Compliance
      • Database Education & Training
      • Database Performance & Tuning tools
    • All of these Authors are Consultants at Database Architechs
    • Our past and upcoming Events
      PASS Summit 2009 – Seattle, Nov 2-5
      Oracle OpenWorld – SF, Oct 11-15
      MDM Summit – San Francisco, Aug 24-26
      MS SQLSUG – San Diego, Aug 20
      SQL Saturday – Portland, Jun 6
      MS SQL Server 2008 Migration WS – SF, April 29
      MS SQLS UG – Portland, Apr 23
      MS SQLS UG – Silicon Valley, Feb 17
      MS SQLS UG – SF, Feb 11
    • Our past and current customers
      • Healthcare:
      • AGIS Network
      • Breg International
      • Finance:
      • Visa International
      • Bank of America
      • Charles Schwab
      • Merrill Lynch
      • Robert Half
      • Wells Fargo
      • Insurance:
      • CSAA
      • Education:
      • Aplia
      • Thomson Learning
      • Retail:
      • Safeway Stores
      • High Tech Industry:
      • Apple Computers
      • Applied Materials
      • Cisco
      • Intel
      • Juniper Networks
      • Metalinc
      • Silicon Graphics
      • Sybase
      • Symantec Corporation
      • Toshiba Computers
      • Veritas
      • Automotive Industry:
      • Nissan Motors
      • Honda Motors
      • Others:
      • PG&E
      • Federal Express
      And many others around the world
    • Implementation
      - Production Build/Implementation
      Initial assessment
      • Project Planning
      • Project Sizing
      - Deliverables Identified
      - Schedules/milestones
      - High-Level Data needs
      System Test-Acceptance
      - Full Test/User Acceptance
      - Full Integration/
      Verification/Acceptance
      Requirements
      - Detail Requirements
      - Data details identified
      • Dirty data/cleansing requirements
      • data integration identified
      High-level Requirements/Prototyping
      - High-level requirements
      • Prototyping
      • Designs/integrations
      Code & Test
      - Code Dev/Unit Testing
      • Database Coding
      • Database Testing
      Design
      • Detail DB/Architecture Designs
      • Data Integration designs/architecture
      Early Code & Test
      - Early code and testing of integration/DB
      - Heavy use of Data prototypes/profiling
      Methodology Oriented“Data by Design”
      Inception
      Transition
      Elaboration
      Construction
    • Data Services
    • Database Architecture
      Our data architects have done this for multi-billion dollar companies such as Symantec, Veritas, SGI, and others.
      Complete or subset data architecture creation for current and the future (strategic) data architectures of any complexity.
    • References/Examples
      SGI – Quote to Collect – Data Architecture lead, multi-dimensional OLAP, DW/BI Architecture, Data Integration
      Veritas – Data Architecture, standards, movement to data services/SOA, and data methodology
      Symantec – Data Architecture, Master Data Management, Architecture Guiding Principles, Data Standards, and SOA.
      Many others.
    • Database Design
      Optimized database design and implementation of large and small, simple and complex database systems using:
      • DB2,
      • Oracle,
      • Microsoft SQL Server,
      • Sybase,
      • MySQL,
      • Informix,
      • Postgres,
      • and massively parallel database architectures such as ParAccel, Green Plum, Netezza, and others.
      Working with the top database designers in the world.
    • References/Examples
      Charles Schwab – Performance and Tuning, Database redesigns (Oracle/SQL Server)
      Intel Corporation – OLTP Marketing database design, Performance and Tuning, Sales & Marketing data warehouse (SQL Server)
      JDSU – Instrument test results data collection, data replication, data warehouse (Oracle/SQL Server)
      Toshiba – Demand Planning OLAP multi-dimensional cube design, data integration
      Author of Sybase’s “Physical Database Design” methodology and courseware.
    • Data Modeling & Data Analysis
      Capturing even the most complex data requirements into well defined and robust data models coupled with full data analysis and validation of all objects/entities.
      A few of our data modelers apprenticed under the originator of data modeling
      (Dr. Peter Chen – father of entity/relationship modeling).
    • References/Examples
      Intel Corporation – Data modeling/data analysis sales and marketing
      Sony Corporation – Data modeling/Object models for geospatial and mapping technologies
      AGIS – Full Logical data models/physical data models of health provider
      Lnx Research – Entity/Relationship Models/Behavior models for researcher/provider/ratings
      PG&E – Complex Entity/Relationship models of there financial data/revenue systems.
      Many others.
    • Database & SQLPerformance and Tuning
      Industry leading performance and tuning tools coupled with the deepest Performance and Tuning experts on most major database platforms.
      Database tuning, indexing strategies, SQL performance.
    • References/Examples
      Intel Corporation – VLDB database performance and tuning.
      Metalincs – Database and SQL tuning (SQL Server)
      Channel Corporation – Oracle Database & PL/SQL Performance and Tuning.
      Charles Schwab – Database and SQL Performance and Tuning (Sybase and SQL Server).
      Author of Sybase’s “Performance and Tuning” methodology.
      SQL Server Unleashed – Performance and Tuning
    • Distributed Data & Data Replication
      Our experts excel in multi-site distributed solutions and design using various technology solutions from replication, to mirroring, to log shipping.
      Mitigating architectures and load balancing.
    • References/Examples
      JDSU – heterogeneous data replication (SQL Server to Oracle)
      AMD – Master/Master symmetric replication (Oracle)
      Intel Corporation – Central Publisher/Subscriber (SQL Server Replication)
      Symantec Corporation – Central Publisher /Subscriber (SQL Server Replication)
      Many others.
    • Database Consolidation
    • Database Consolidation
      Using a proven step-by-step methodology, helping in:
      Leveraging your existing IT architecture and investments.
      Reengineering, Consolidating, and redesigning your data architecture to better use what you have.
      Optimizing your entire database layer for performance, stability, and availability.
      Reducing your IT expenses and putting off those planned server and storage purchases.
      Focusing on enabling you to better serve your internal and external customers.
    • Data Integration & Transformation
      Decades of ETL, EAI and other data integration solutions for data migration, data warehouse, data marts, and data synchronization requirements.
    • References/Examples
      JDSU – Data transformation Services/SQL Server
      Intel Corporation – Data Transformation Services/SQL Server
      Sony Corporation – SSIS/SQL Server
      SGI – Informatica/SQL Server/Oracle
      Many others.
    • Data Warehouse &Business Intelligence
      Snow-flake, Star-schema, multi-dimensional OLAP cubes.
      Using most major DBMS offerings from Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and others.
    • References/Examples
      Intel Corporation – Sales and Marketing DW/BI
      Toshiba Corporation – Multi-dimensional OLAP demand planning and Forecasting
      Apple Computers – Multi-dimensional OLAP demand planning and Forecasting, supply chain management.
      Cisco Systems – Attach Rate forecasting, Multi-dimensional OLAP cube demand planning and forecasting.
      PG&E – Financial and Management DW (revenue).
      Many others.
    • Database High Availability
      Five-9’s at the database tier via many different solutions, architectures, and technologies. Our consultants live by the mantra of “continuous uptime”.
      We feature a high availability “assessment” for anyone serious about High Availability.
    • References/Examples
      Symantec Corporation – Chat DB 24x7x365 SLA
      Breg International – SQL Clustering ERP application
      Aplia – SQL Clustering/Log Shipping
      Intel Corporation – Marketing/Ad Database – 24x7x365 Global replication topology
      HerbaLife – SQL Clustering/Log Shipping secondary
      PeaceHealth – Database Mirroring/SQL Clustering
      Many others.
    • Master Data Management
      Core data categories such as customer data and product data comprise the cornerstone of this practice offering.
      A specialized MDM methodology geared towards an optimal MDM architecture and
      solution is embodied in our delivery model for MDM.
      Often taking advantage of hub and spoke architectures to enable MDM for major organizations.
    • References/Examples
      Veritas Corporation – Customer Master Data management (internal solution).
      Symantec Corporation – MDM solution (CDH Oracle)
      Master Data Management methodology hybrid developed in conjunction with Oracle MDM practice.
      MDM readiness assessment available that includes data profiling and governance recommendations.
    • Metadata Management
      One of the forgotten elements of good data management is metadata management.
      Our consultants can help to implement a robust metadata repository and management framework to help you with:
      Impact analysis,
      eDiscovery,
      Compliance,
      Data integrity,
      and data quality across your IT landscape.
    • References/Examples
      Veritas – Internal metadata repository creation and reporting (impact analysis, metadata definition and web services).
      Symantec – formal metadata repository built using System Architect (IBM). Used for impact analysis, architecture reach, eDiscovery, and many others.
      Many others.
    • Disaster Recovery &Business Continuity
      Full DR and BC assessment and solution design for any companies’ disaster recovery/business continuity goals.
      Fully automated/active-active patterns form the popular approaches we often recommend to customers.
    • References/Examples
      Veritas – Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity
      Symantec Corporation – Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity planning/patterns
    • Database Security & Compliance
      Meeting global security and compliance regulations such as PII, and others are at the heart of this offering.
      Creating the most secure framework and solutions will vary according to your needs and your industry requirements.
    • References/Examples
      Symantec Corporation – create/define enterprise security policies and framework. Vulnerability testing integration into the development life cycle. Data privacy/risk assessments.
      Many others.
    • Database Education & Training
      Offer several time tested and exciting database courses such as:
      Multi-dimensional database design.
      SQL Programming,
      Logical Data Modeling and Database design.
      Performance and Tuning.
      Data Replication.
      Master Data Management ramp up.
    • Strengths:
      • Designed and developed by the top DB experts.
      • Highly “Graphic-Oriented” interactive design – drill-down through the graphs!
      • Easily isolate performance issues in seconds.
      • Optimization strategies can be implemented and verified.
      • Safe “production” monitoring in real time.
      • Performance counters utilized include OS level.
      • Plug-and-play - no change to your IT architecture.
      • Monitor, Isolate, Drill-down approach.
      • Also runs in off-line mode with easy data export.
      • Track Record – 10 years of SQL and Database performance and tuning tools.
      Supported databases:
      • Sybase: SQL Supervision
      • Oracle: Database Tuning
      • MS SQL Server: SQL Shot
      Database Performance & Tuning tools
      Video Demonstration
    • References/Examples
      We are using Database Architechs' Performance and Tuning tools in all our production and test environments. Thanks to these tools we can anticipate and fix any performance issues. Isolating and fixing performance issues is now 16 times faster (down from 2 days to 1 hour). We can also log all the database performance metrics and information to isolate any past performance issue and produce some monthly reports on specific metrics. In addition, Database Architechs Performance and Tuning tools are helping us in identifying users' behavior, anticipating the required tuning to optimize response time.
      We are using Database Architechs' Performance and Tuning tools for the following: 1) Monitor applications' response time before moving to production. 2) Isolate poor performing SQL queries, stored procedures, triggers ... on production databases. Thanks to Database Architechs' Performance and Tuning tools we've been able to improve SQL queries performances from few minutes to few seconds. Database Architechs' Performance and Tuning tools has also helped us to isolate performance issues during our database migration process.
      I'm using Database Architechs' Performance and Tuning tools since several years. I appreciate very much these tools for real-time database server monitoring. I appreciate particularly: - The GUI, to visualize and isolate any performance issue in seconds. - How easy and fast it is, to install the tools and start monitoring any database server. - The logging feature, to analyze past performance issues. - The batch mode, to log performance metrics automatically based on events.
    • P&T Tools Download
      http://www.dbarchitechs.com
    • Overall send rate 41 % faster (2005 vs. 2008)
      Overall restore rate 52% faster (2005 vs. 2008)
      Overall availability topology inherits
      the restore rate ~ 50% more available
      Example:
      • 743 ms Transaction (in 2005 mirroring configuration)
      • 379 ms Transaction (in 2008 mirroring configuration)
      In failover, what would have been 20 seconds before mirror becomes principal turns into roughly 8-10 seconds (or 3 seconds turns into 1.5 seconds, so on).
      DB Mirroring Benchmark: 2005 vs. 2008
    • Overall send rate 26 % faster (2008 Conventional versus SSD)
      Overall restore rate 17% faster (2008 Conventional versus SSD)
      Overall db mirroring topology garners ~ 20% more availability
      Examples:
      10 min 17 seconds to complete
      • 4:32:37am 4:43:00am (principal send’s)
      • 4:32:48 am 4:43:05am (mirror restore’s)
      8 min 38 seconds to complete
      • 3:45:19am 3:53:20am (principal send’s)
      • 3:45:20am 3:53:20am (mirror restore’s)
      100% Transparent (zero DB & application changes) !
      DB Mirroring Benchmark 2008: SSD
    • Remote Services
      Using our P&T Tools and a proven methodology, we are extending our database-focused services:
      Available through a secured connection.
      Top database experts available as needed using a pool of hours.
      • Remote Physical Database Design:We have designed and deployed all kinds of systems, from OLTP databases to Decision support systems (Data warehouse, Business Intelligence and OLAP cube technologies). Our intervention quite often involves using advanced techniques such as data replication, clustering, and database mirroring.
      • Remote Performance and Tuning:As part of any P&T engagement, we use a detailed performance and tuning methodology that has been developed over many years to offer predefined deliverables that maximize the end-result of our customers.Typically, our results include an improvement in database throughput ranging from 100% to 750% as well as a massive reduction in response times.
    • DATABASE Architechs’ Team
      Thierry Gerardin
      tgerardin@dbarchitechs.com
      415-596-2709
      • Managing Principal & Co-owner:
      • Management
      • Research and Development,
      • DB Design
      • P&T for MS SQL Server, Sybase and Oracle
      • European focus until recently, company growth leader – multiple years
      • Expanding DB Architechs consulting practices to USA and Asia
      • Sybase P&T and DBA Certified Professional
      • Contributor to SQL Server 2005 Unleashed
      Paul Bertucci
      pbertucci@dbarchitechs.com
      • DB Architechs Founder and Advisor:
      • DB Design
      • P&T for MS SQL Server, Sybase, DB2 and Oracle.
      • Data design expert: with Dr. Peter Chen
      • Primary Author of SQL Server 2000, 2005 & 2008 Unleashed
      • Co-Author of ADO.NET in 24 hours
      • Author MS SQL Server High Availability
      • Author Sybase Performance & Tuning
      • Author Sybase Physical DB Design
      • Veritas SQL Server Performance Series
    • Our past and current partners
      Services Partners:
      • Fusion Storm
      • Ascent Services Group
      • Computer Science Corporation (CSC)
      • Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (CGEY)
      • i2 Technologies
      • Collaborative Consulting (Boston)
      High Tech Partners:
      • HP / Mercury
      • Microsoft
      • Paraccel
      • Solid Data
      • Sybase
      Joint Proposals, as a named sub,
      and as augmentation
    • Database Architechs’ new Website
      Leveraging our database expertise our new Website includes:
      • Table-driven contents allowing dynamic and real-time updates.
      • A full and automatic workflow for our P&T Tools allowing to:
      • Download the product.
      • Request and get in few minutes a free-trial license key.
      • Buy and get in few minutes a license key.
      • Manage technical support requests.
      www.dbarchitechs.com
    • Feel free to ask questions.
      Thank you for your time and participation.
      Contact us at 415-944-8184
      or contact@dbarchitechs.com