The database team provides database hosting services on dedicated, highly available shared servers for Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL relational database management systems. Regardless of the platform, the database team provides database administration functions as part of the hosting service:

  • Database backup and recovery
  • Database server maintenance including patching and upgrades
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
  • Problem resolution

Hosting services include 24/7 technical support for problems database users may encounter with the core database management system hosting the database(s), as well as assistance with database object and security management, job scheduling and other administrative tasks.

Getting Started

To request this service, email itss@tamu.edu or call 979.847.4877.

Contact Information



Texas A&M University (Part 02) rates are displayed below. See General Computing Rates for TAMUS, Non-TAMUS, and Auxiliary Rates.

Service Description Unit Rate in $ Item Code/ Product/Service
Technical services on computer-related issues Hour 135.00 ITSS HOURLY SUPPORT
Database Hosted Services MB/Month 0.040 DATABASE MB/MO
Database Administration per Environment Each/Month 1,400.00 DB ADMINISTRATION/MO 
Database Basic Monitoring Fee Each/Month 405.00 DB MONITOR FEE/MO 

Additional Details

We can provide flexible support based on your needs. For more on contract, non-contract, project based and ad-hoc support options, view IT Support Options and Pricing.

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