WARDY IT Solutions was founded in 2004 by Peter Ward. Today, WARDY IT Solutions is recognised as Melbourne’s leading provider of Microsoft Data Platform consultants, trainers and Data Analytics specialists.

WARDY IT Solutions

Remote database administration services, SQL Server consultancy, migration to SQL Server and SQL Server training courses in Melbourne

WARDY IT Solutions has established itself amongst the top solution providers in SQL Server technologies providing solutions for customers throughout Asia Pacific.

We regularly publish articles about the Virtual DBA service, SQL Server news and tips, Data Platform Modernisation, SQL Server events in Melbourne, and more. Check out our blog.

What We Do

“The Virtual DBA service makes us sleep a lot better at night!”

– Walter Meerza, IT & Infrastructure Manager, Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance

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“The vast wealth of knowledge in the WARDY IT Solutions team means they are able to assist with all of our various SQL Server needs, and their customer service commitment is second to none.”

– Greg Norris, Trinity

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SQL Server Consultants in Melbourne

Here’s a snapshot of some of our SQL Server specialists based here in Melbourne.

Rishi Gaikwad Data Platform Consultant


Data Platform Consultant


Rishi has over 11 years of experience in various industries, and multiple database domains with demonstrated skills in database administration, development, consulting, training, reporting, capacity management, security, audit, architecture and design. Self-starter in learning new technologies for self-growth and to contribute improvements essential for organization. Excited in troubleshooting issues for finding best solutions and tuning databases to ensure optimal performance and availability.


  • Architecture & Design
  • Licensing
  • Migrations
  • High Availability
  • Performance Tuning
Julia Vassileff BI Consultant and Senior SQL DBA


BI Consultant and
Senior SQL DBA


Over 15 years’ experience of Senior SQL DBA role, specialising in:


  • Production support, monitoring,
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting SQL Server related issues
  • TSQL coding and solutions development
  • SQL Solutions design, development and implementation
  • Architecture and DB migration,
  • ETL, SSIS solutions development, reporting solutions
  • Data modelling and data warehouse development.
Vivek Janakiraman Data Platform Consultant


Data Platform Consultant

Vivek has 11 years of experience in managing, supporting and architecting SQL server. His experience includes database administration, design, development and support of SQL Server 2016/2014/2012/2008R2/2005/2000/7/6.5 in production environments.

He’s an expert in performance tuning, query tuning, high availability, disaster recovery and memory dump analysis. He has worked extensively with technologies like Always On, Hekaton, and niche technologies like Full Text Search, Service Broker, Stretch Database and Resource Governor.

Vivek is a strong believer in knowledge sharing. He prides himself of being an active member of the SQL community – running his own blog and contributing to MSDN forums on a regular basis.


  • Performance
  • Azure
  • Migrations
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Performance Tuning

How Our Melbourne Experts Help You

SQL Server Consulting Melbourne

SQL Server Consulting in Melbourne

Our Melbourne experts can help you with: licensing reviews, migrating to SQL Server, performance optimisation, database healtchecks, consolidation and virtualisation of your databases.

Getting Started with Power BI in Melbourne

Getting started with Power BI in Melbourne

Power BI Quickstart is our 5-day solution to determine your requirements, develop dashboards and reports, test, get your feedback and train you to extend data model, reports, dashboards, and more using Power BI tools.

Microsoft Data Platform & Data Analytics Training Courses in Melbourne

Microsoft Data Platform & Data Analytics Training Courses in Melbourne

We offer training courses in Melbourne all year round. Whether you’re looking to skill up on the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server or get started with Power BI, we’ve got you covered. We offer the most comprehensive range of Microsoft Data Platform and Data Analytics training courses available.

SQL Server & Power BI Training Courses in Melbourne

Industry Awards

Microsoft Partner - Gold Data Analytics Gold Data Platform
Microsoft Hewlett Packard Data Platform Award
winner technology award young entrepreneur australia
MAPA 2015 Awardee
MAPA 2013 Data Platform Partner of the Year
MAPA 2013 Business Intelligence Partner of the Year
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Data Platform Award
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Business Intelligence Award
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate SQL Server 2012 Award
CRN Fast 50 2015 Awardee
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional MVP Award
Anthill Smart 100 Award


Where to Find Us in Melbourne


Level 23, HWT Tower
40 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006

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