Database performance falls into two broad categories:
Performance and Capacity Planning is typically done prior to implementation. However this service can also be applied to a system that's live in order to plan for increased capacity and server performance to keep pace with the growth of your business. Regular Performance and Capacity checks ensure you can budget for server upgrades and keep control of your server costs.
Performance Analysis can be applied to find and eliminate any performance problems you might have whether it be from poor database design, incorrect SQL usage, application coding issues or inadequate server hardware.