A relatively small team of in-house engineers and developers run hundreds of databases for this multinational sports company. They wanted to be truly proactive in order to improve systems for their clients and asked Pythian for help.
At Sportradar, a relatively small team of in-house engineers and developers run hundreds of databases. An outage would not only impact the internal teams at Sportradar, but also millions of customers who rely on their data. Sportradar contacted Pythian to get a health check of their systems.
Realistic expectations for risk management.
Pythian gave Sportradar the confidence, direction, and ability to do things in an informed way. Now, Sportradar has a complete backlog, they know the scope of the work, and they have concrete next steps.
Educated MySQL upgrade recommendation.
Pythian presented findings that gave Sportradar recommendations on how to approach an upgrade from MySQL version 5.6 to 5.7 or 5.8. The report included guidance around configuration settings, as well as recommendations on how and when to upgrade. Now, Sportradar is ready to work through the recommendations from Pythian, and they’re well-positioned to do so successfully.
Confident about future solutions.
Due to Sportradar’s popularity, they’ve grown exponentially, partially because of acquisitions. They need to be able to absorb future companies quickly and seamlessly. Pythian educated Sportradar about viable solutions on other platforms and explained their future options.
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