Microsoft SQL Server performance tuning and support for Zopa
Discover how DSP optimised Zopa's estate with Microsoft SQL Server performance tuning and continuous improvement plan
SQL Server performance tuning
SQL Server support
Since 2005 Zopa has experienced phenomenal growth and has grown its business to more than 63,000 lenders and 150,000 borrowers. The Microsoft SQL Server Database was seen as an area to be looked at in order to manage this growth, with a possible upgrade to Enterprise Edition licensing.
"It was really impressive how quickly DSP got on board with our systems and processes in order to start delivering results from the outset."
Head of Infrastructure
Performance Review - Analyse the existing system and process and come up with an improvement plan.
Execute Performance Plan - Deliver the services to implement the plan.
On-going support - Maintain the availability and performance of the systems, in line with the long-term growth strategy.
Zopa's Head of Infrastructure was especially impressed with how smoothly DSP was about to fix the issues within their estate.
The performance review was completed on time and on budget and identified 6 key areas to be optimised. The subsequent consultancy has already delivered a 25% performance boost to the daily load, freeing up more than three hours a day.
The performance review performed by DSP highlighted 6 areas which could be improved to fully optimise their environment. After the improvements were implemented, Zopa benefitted from a big performance boost which reduced their daily load by 25%.
DSP conducted a preliminary performance analysis on a fixed-price, flexible delivery model. This method used a flexible resource strategy to ensure that Zopa was not paying for resources during benchmarking times, therefore, ensuring significant cost savings.
extensive technical expertise
flexible commercial approach
strong relationship with HCS
fixed price, flexible delivery approach
“We live and breathe this every day but it was really impressive how quickly DSP got on board with our systems and processes in order to start delivering results from the outset.”
Head of Infrastructure | Zopa