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ALSO CALLED: DBA, Data Base Administrators
DEFINITION: An IT staff member who directs or performs all activities related to maintaining a successful database environment. Responsibilities include designing, implementing, and maintaining the database system; establishing policies and procedures pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the DBMS. Typically, a DBA has either a degree in Computer Science and some on-the-job training  … 
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Webcast: Maximize Database Performance
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: Are you facing the pressure of not investing enough in database performance? In this on-demand webcast, see how poor performance negatively impacts your business, and how you can maximize database performance RIGHT NOW. Watch this webcast today.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Jul 31, 2014

Dell Software

Keynote presentation from MongoDB World
sponsored by Rackspace
VIDEO: Join Kenny Gorman, Founder of ObjectRocket by Rackspace, in this video from MongoDB World as he demonstrates how MongoDB users can use a one-click, automated compaction tool to effectively eliminate the need for what can be a difficult and time consuming manual database maintenance process.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 25 Jun 2014

Rackspace

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: IBM® DB2® for Linux®, UNIX® and Windows® is a next generation that combines always-on transactional processing with analytics at breakthrough speed in order to simplify the IT landscape to deliver better performance with fewer resources. Download this trial version and get a glimpse of the solution's many new and enhanced features.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 12 Sep 2014

IBM

What's New in Toad for Oracle v11.6
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: Watch this video to find out why Toad for Oracle is the best solution for database professionals. Find out more about how it combines the functionality available with specialized editions built for a job function. It also offers accured code development and a simpler approach to administration.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2013

Dell Software

Successful Strategies For Business Process Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Business processes and their effectiveness are what differentiate your company from your competitors. If you can successfully manage your processes you are able to increase efficiency, improve customer service, and deliver new products faster. Watch this webcast to learn how to put your best foot forward when it comes to BPM.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2012

Oracle Corporation

IBM DB2 Webcast Series for Oracle Professionals
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Due to PL/SQL and a range of other compatibilty features, Oracle applications are much more easily enabled for DB2.  Use this short webcast to get level-set on terms.  Part of a series, this short webcast replay is an overview of DB2 terms and terminology for those most familiar with the Oracle environment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 30, 2011

IBM

IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2 - The IBM Migration Toolkit is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to migrate your data from a wide variety of source databases to either DB2 or Informix, regardless of platform. This website has many resources to get you started including a demo, articles and toolkit downloads.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

CA Mainframe Chorus for DB2 Database Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: This webcast takes a closer look at the key capabilities of a recommended DB2 database management system. Learn about its primary use cases and access a tutorial to help you use it more effectively.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 18, 2011

CA Technologies.

DB2 SQL Compatbility demo
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This will demonstrate how the DB2 9.7 SQL Compatibility feature makes it easy to migrate from Oracle to DB2. 
Posted: 31 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 31 Mar 2011

IBM

DB2 pureScale Demo
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: An overview of DB2 pureScale and its benefits.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

DB2 Autonomics Demo
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: DB2 automates many routine database administration tasks like database configuration, storage allocation, and memory management. Self-optimizing features automatically react to changes in workloads to adjust memory and optimize system performance. Watch this flash demo to learn why some are referring to DB2 as smarter database software.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

HP Pelzer Group SAP/DB2 Video
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: HP Pelzer discusses the benefits of DB2 Optimized for SAP.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals: Extending Skills is Fast and Easy 
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The move to IBM DB2 software is surprisingly easy due to new SQL compatibility features. And this e-kit makes it fast, because it's packed with technical resources, demos, DB2 software downloads and more. Begin taking advantage of the DB2 product's administration, performance and cost benefits today through this e-kit.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2010

IBM

Enabling Applications from Oracle to DB2 the Easy Way
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: New compatibility features in IBM DB2 make the move from Oracle to DB2 easier than ever before. Hear from customers and IBM experts about their porting  experiences.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2010

IBM

Ontrack® PowerControls™ 6.0
sponsored by Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack
SOFTWARE DEMO: Ontrack® PowerControls™ saves time and costs to search, recover, restore and manage data in Microsoft® Exchange and Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server environments. It’s easy and offers granular level management to produce quick, relevant results.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Premiered: 17 May 2010

Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack

Forrester Webinar: Taming the Performance Beast
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WEBCAST: Smart strategies and tools for database optimization is critical to reduce costs in complex infrastructures and can help organizations defer hardware upgrades, get more out of existing systems, and improve developer and DBA productivity.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2010

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Podcast: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 - Database Innovation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PODCAST: Join us in this informative podcast as Ian Abramson, President of the International Oracle Users Group, shares his thoughts on Oracle's latest database innovation - the 11g Release 2 - and discusses the numerous opportunities for better performance and simpler management that will allow companies to better optimize their IT investments.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2010

Oracle Corporation

Securing PostgreSQL from External Attack
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WEBCAST: Databases are an important part of a company’s infrastructure, but they also tend to be rich with attack vectors to exploit. This webcast explores the many potential PostgreSQL external vulnerabilities and then shows how those vulnerabilities can be secured. Watch this webcast to learn how to protect one of your company’s most valued assets.
Posted: 09 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 9, 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

What is Oracle Compatibility?
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this 10 minute video and discover what Oracle compatibility means for your business from a technical, and skills point of view. This video also offers multiple low risk strategies for using Postgres Plus Advanced Server to lower your Oracle costs and utilize the advantages of the most advanced open source database available.
Posted: 09 Nov 2009 | Premiered: 09 Nov 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Database Worst Practices: The Top 5 Mistakes Developers Make and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn the top five mistakes that database developers make and how to avoid them. Listen and learn from real world experiences to ensure a successful installation.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Premiered: Dec 12, 2007, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

EnterpriseDB Corporation
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