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Managed Microsoft SQL Server

  • Supported by certified system engineers
  • Versions: Enterprise, Standard, Web, or Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn and Database Snapshots
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Our expertise for your databases

Microsoft SQL Server offers you exceptional performance for business-critical applications. You can get even more out of the powerful database by using a perfectly matched hosting or cloud environment and putting the management of the SQL installation in the hands of experts. Our Microsoft-certified system engineers are at your disposal.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Managed MS SQL from plusserver – your advantages at a glance

Scalability

Remain flexible thanks to easy scaling of your managed SQL server resources and save on the over-provisioning of unused resources.

Optimal availability

With our support for Microsoft SQL Server AlwaysOn and database snapshots, you can be sure your business is always running smoothly.

Highest performance

Save your Microsoft-SQL instances both locally and on a decentralized shared storage tier. With both options, you decide on the performance the storage should have, and you can also store your database with high performance on NVMe SSDs.

Security

plusserver supports you in eliminating vulnerabilities and bugs by introducing cumulative updates, service packs and security patches from Microsoft following consultation with you.

An overview of our services

We provide you with the necessary licences for Microsoft SQL.

  • 1. Installation
  • 2. Configuration
  • 3. Administration

1. Installation

  • We prepare the server for application service
  • If booked, we set up failover clustering
  • We install the Microsoft SQL Server (including the available options and features)
  • We also install the corresponding Microsoft SQL Server service packs
  • We set up monitoring for the SQL server

2. Configuration

  • We set up/configure the Microsoft SQL Server service accounts and SPNs for you
  • We configure supported protocols (named pipes, TCP port, allocation of IP addresses and SSL certificates)
  • AlwaysOn (if booked)
  • Database encryption with TDE
  • plusserver monitoring
  • Database backups and maintenance jobs

3. Administration

  • We replace defective AlwaysOn availability groups
  • Restart/stop/start services
  • We update managed servers after consultation with all recommended security patches, service packs and hot fixes
  • Failover/failback and AlwaysOn

We support the following versions:

Enterprise


The SQL Server Enterprise Edition is the premium edition of the series. It offers comprehensive fields of application in the data centre with particularly good performance. Ideal for business-critical workloads.

Standard


The SQL Server Standard Edition provides departments and smaller companies with effective database management that requires minimal IT resources. It also supports general development tools locally and in the cloud.

Web


The SQL Server Web Edition is ideally suited to web hosters and companies, as it provides cost-effective scalability and management options for web presences of any size. The Web Edition also has low procurement and operating costs.

Express


Create small, data-driven web and mobile applications up to 10 GB with this entry-level database. Available free of charge.

Do you want to know more about Managed Microsoft SQL?

Then schedule your free consultation with a plusserver expert.

Managed MSSQL Always On

ADD-ON

Managed Microsoft SQL Always On

We are happy to handle the set up of a high availability solution (Windows cluster) for a Microsoft SQL database. This is based on the Windows Failover Cluster Framework combined with extended AlwaysOn availability groups.

A Windows cluster consists of independent servers that interact with one another, thereby ensuring availability of the Microsoft SQL databases through availability groups. The servers are networked via redundant connections and software, so that, in addition to primary database services, secondary services are also available for backup or read access partly synchronously and partly asynchronously. If a node fails, a synchronous node can seamlessly take over the workload.

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