It happens often. Too often, maybe. A DBA goes to a company, looks at the system, which is running slow and and the business people are losing faith in, and the DBA creates an index or two and the system starts performing 50 times better. And then everyone seems to be quite happy.
If you are a client and have found yourself in a similar situation, here is your chance to thank your DBA. I have created an eCard, which you can send to your DBA. (As I am not much of a graphic designer, please do not judge the quality of the artwork; the important part is the “thanks” part )
Here is how the eCard looks like:
Just download the image, write a thank you note to your DBA and attach the image. Your DBA will be happy.