SQL assessment to help you get started with your cloud journey
Modernise your Data Platform
RedPixie’s SQL JumpStart is a targeted consultancy engagement designed to ensure that your current SQL environment is optimised (from a licencing and resourcing perspective) and provide an assessment of Azure SQL against your estate.
Delivering insight regarding your current SQL environment, RedPixie’s engagement team will work with your stakeholders to support and build a data-driven strategy to modernise, optimise and consolidate your investment.
Appropriate for clients at all stages of their data journey, RedPixie’s SQL JumpStart is an excellent opportunity to develop or review your data platform roadmap, highlight key dependencies, consider mitigation strategies and complete Cloud compatibility “gap analysis”.
Typical topics covered during this engagement are:
- Assessment of SQL Enterprise usage
- Review of Data Platform (compute, storage, licensing)
- Azure SQL (PaaS) compatibility
- New data analytics services
Phase 1 – Scoping: Review of target SQL environment and operations, including: Facilitated workshops/Interviews & Assessments; Review of historical performance data; Confirm probe deployment approach (access requirements and automation.
Phase 2 – Pre-Deployment Testing: Pre-deployment customisation and testing based on target SQL environment (SQL versions and editions).
Phase 3 – Deployment, Data Capture & Analysis: Deployment of SQL Probe and SQL Upgrade Advisor tools set, collect & analyse data.
Phase 4 – Documentation and Presentation: Documentation of findings and recommendations. Presentation back to client stakeholders to close the engagement.
“ RedPixie spent a large amount of time understanding our current infrastructure and business model which allowed them to provide a fit-for-purpose recommendation. Data is a key to our business so it was important that they got to know us as much as we get to know our customers. ”
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