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SQL Server Health Check

Ensure the most reliable, scalable, and efficient SQL environment with Pythian’s comprehensive SQL Server Health Check.

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We’re your trusted SQL Health partner

Get a custom report with recommendations from Microsoft Certified MVPs on the health of your entire SQL estate for the utmost efficiency, security, and reliability – and make sure your system is there for you when it counts. Our Microsoft MVPs have the right skills and expertise to optimize your servers, ensure your SQL and security configurations are aligned with industry best practices, and verify the effectiveness of your backup and disaster recovery configuration.

Why do a SQL Server Health Check?

You don’t know what you don’t know

Get the straight goods on what’s working and what’s not in your SQL Server estate based on industry best practices

Reduce your risk

Uncover potential landmines, discover opportunities for improvement, and reduce your chance of database failure

Improve business performance

A better optimized, more efficient and highly available database makes for better business outcomes


Your Pythian SQL Server Health Check includes:

Each health check is conducted by a Microsoft MVP using sophisticated tools developed in-house. They will perform a comprehensive examination of your entire SQL Server estate, highlighting performance and availability recommendations while pointing out areas of concern, to improve the performance, security and availability of your SQL Server environment.

You’ll receive an extensive written report analyzing 88 different performance, security, backup and configuration parameters, including:

Complete best practices assessment of values and properties for instances and database configurations on your SQL Server instances and hosting OS.

Detailed review of backup schedules, frequency, location and failures to ensure the soundness of your backup and disaster recovery strategy.

Security review and assessment of SQL Server instances and databases.

Performance assessment of CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and SQL Server metrics.

"We signed up for a Pythian SQL Server Health Check to address CPU storage problems, but what we got was so much more. Working with a Microsoft MVP made all the difference in diagnosing issues and getting concrete recommendations to improve our system performance and enhance our backup and disaster recovery strategy. Even better, the comprehensive report, and follow-up session gave us actionable tips and tools to optimize our systems going forward."

Major Logistics Provider, Manager, Database Administration 


See the full value of your MS SQL Server

You’ll also get a 60-minute knowledge transfer session with a Microsoft MVP to review our analysis and recommendations.

Delivering even more value from SQL