University of Wisconsin–Madison

Database hosting

DoIT provides a wide range of database consulting and hosting options for your application.

Benefits

  • High availability
  • Disaster recovery options
  • Secure environment

Getting started

To get started, please fill out the database request form.

Options

  • Shared: Shared database hosting (sharing a database with other applications) is a cost-effective option if you only need a small number of schemas and do not require a custom maintenance window. The following technologies are available for shared database hosting:
    • Oracle
    • MS SQL
    Please email us if you are interested in other database technologies (such as MySQL)
  • Custom: A custom solution is great if you need to control your own maintenance window and have a need for many schemas.  The following technologies are available for dedicated database hosting:
    • Oracle
    • MS SQL
    • MySQL

Pricing

The rates for SQL server database is based on the size of the database.

Database size Price*
0-1GB $8 / month
1-5GB $16 / GB / month
More than 5GB $14.5 / GB / month

 

* Please note: The charges are inclusive of support for database administrative (DBA) work, however application-specific DBA support, such as a request for database restore, is not included in the charges. Charges here are applied based on the DBA time spent on the request.

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