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Database Hosting

Microsoft SQL server and Oracle databases are hosted at WCMC data centers. The WCMC shared database hosting model offers a centrally located large database that can be shared by multiple applications, servers and customers within a secure fault tolerant environment. For large database instances a dedicated database hosting option is offered. ITS hosts both MS SQL Server and Oracle database for both shared and dedicated products.

What's Included

Basic Service

  • Oracle - Shared for databases <2GB data:
    • Initial consultation for fit with shared product
    • Oracle 10g RAC
    • Your own database schema
    • Full permission to data within your schema
    • Ongoing query optimization advice
    • Nightly backups (weekly full | daily incremental)
    • Ability to restore data from up to 3 months
    • Secure environment
  • Microsoft - Shared for databases <3GB data:
    • Initial consultation for fit with shared product
    • Latest supported version of Microsoft SQL Enterprise Version
    • Your own database schema
    • Full permission to data within your schema
    • Up to 5 databases (totaling <3GB)
    • Up to 1GB of physical memory
    • Anti-virus protection (OS)
    • Nightly backups (weekly full | daily incremental)
    • Ability to restore data from up to 3 months
    • Patching for SQL Server

Enhanced Service

  • Enhanced — Oracle for database > 2 GB:
    • Initial consultation for dedicated design
    • Dedicated Oracle version 9 or version 10
    • Managed hosting of the dedicated server utilizing IBM AIX or Sun Solaris
    • Managing the selected Oracle DB software
    • Ongoing query optimization advice
    • Nightly backups (weekly full | daily incremental)
    • Restore from last 3 months
    • Secure environment
  • Enhanced — Microsoft for database > 10GB:
    • Initial consultation for dedicated design
    • Dedicated Microsoft SQL Server with latest supported version
    • Managed hosting of dedicated server hardware utilizing Microsoft Server 2005
    • Managing the selected Microsoft SQL Server DB software
    • Ongoing query optimization advice, plus nightly backups (weekly full | daily incremental)
    • Ability to restore data from up to 3 months
    • Secure environment

Cost and Fees

  • Database One-Time Setup Fee: $132 per hour

  • Small Database: $2,500 per year, plus $132/hour setup fee
    • MSSQL/MySQL (up to 1GB of storage; 1 schema)

  • Medium Database: $5,000 per year, plus $132/hour setup fee
    • MSSQL/MySQL (up to 3GB of storage; up to 5 schema) 

  • Large Database: Call; price varies with complexity and RAM/CPU requirements
    • Oracle, MSSQL (>10GB of storage; up to 5 schema)

  • Additional database storage up to 10GB: $1,000 per year

Status

Good

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Contact the ITS Service Desk to schedule a consultation or for questions.

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