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Database Hosting Solution vs In-House Database Administrator

Database Hosting Solution

Database Hosting Solution vs In-House Database Administrator

If you’re operating a mining or exploration company in a  FIFO work environment then having a hosted data management solution makes excellent business sense.

There are many costs that come with employing your own ‘in-house’ Database Administrator (DBA), and when you have additional FIFO costs to consider, employing your own DBA may not be the best solution.

Here are some of the costs of having your own DBA that you can avoid by having a Hosted Database Solution.

  • Superannuation and all other employee salary requirements
  • Employee costs – Workstation, hardware and software costs
  • Flight  costs
  • Boarding costs (food and accommodation)
  • Database backup costs


Maxwell’s hosted database solutions offer even more cost savings that may not be as obvious as these yet offer significant benefits for our mining and exploration clients.

Data Backup and Security – All Maxwell’s hosted databases are backed up daily in Fremantle and then backed up offsite in a third party secure facility, reducing your risk of lost data.

Database and Industry Experience – Maxwell’s hosted database support staff consist of a team of industry professionals with Geology qualifications. Our staff have an average of 10+ years in Geology and Database Management experience. This team understand your specialised data needs and are very adept at supporting you and your team to achieve your goals. We this alone is an invaluable asset for your team.

If you’d like to find out more about how Maxwell GeoServices can develop your own hosted database management solution, please contact us here.

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  • Lerelle Bom
    Posted at 22:52h, 23 October

    Certainly a popular option at the moment

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