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ALSO CALLED: Data Base Administration, DBA
DEFINITION: IT function that includes responsibility for developing and maintaining the organization's data dictionary, designing and monitoring the performance of databases, and enforcing standards for database use and security.
Database Administration White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012


A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges the x86 processor trend, demonstrating that modern mainframe technology represents a scale-up option to the current racks filled with blades. It looks at the way organizations can benefit in terms of improved agility, increased reliability and cost savings by consolidating Oracle databases onto IBM’s zEnterprise.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012


Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle Vs. SQL Server
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn why the database layer is so important to the software selection of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Also compare Oracle database to SQL Server databases.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012


Advanced Compression with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you manage more data in a cost-effective way. With data volumes tripling every two years, Oracle advanced compression delivers compression rates of 2 to 4 times across all types of data and applications.  Read this to learn more about how it can help you reduce the disk space and costs of managing large data volumes.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Migrating/Upgrading Oracle Database Using Oracle GoldenGate 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the procedures for upgrading your Oracle database,— particularly focusing on using Oracle’s real-time data integration software, Oracle GoldenGate— along with the results of such upgrades.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes configuration considerations, best practices and performance results of TimesTen running on Exalogic.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011


CA ERwin Data Modeler’s Role in the Relational Cloud
sponsored by CA ERwin from CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Database as a Service (DaaS) is emerging as soild option for enterprise database management. However, many IT professionals are questioning the perforamce and secutiry of DaaS. Read this white paper to learn more about DaaS and how it can measure up to on-premise databases.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

CA ERwin from CA Technologies

Lower your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a sampling of real business results that organizations around the world, in a variety of industries, have achieved by upgrading and standardizing on Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

Optimizing Storage and Protecting Data with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on key Oracle Database 11g capabilities that help IT departments better optimize their storage infrastructure.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

Data Quality: The Foundation of Operational Effectiveness
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of data quality operations and how to successfully implement a data quality strategy into your organization.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

WebSphere Application Server v7 vs. Oracle WebLogic 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document briefly covers key differences between IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and Oracle WebLogic Server. While both products are of high quality and will perform well even in demanding mission-critical environments, there are still some differences in their efficiency and resulting total cost of ownership.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011


Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle/DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - A must read, this study dives into six  common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration  and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011


Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides technical guidance when deploying Oracle databases on VMware vSphere.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes challenges organizations face when using MapReduce, and the means by which Platform MapReduce can address them.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Platform Computing Corporation

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of Oracle's capabilities for data warehousing, and discusses the key features and technologies by which Oracle-based business intelligence and data warehouse systems easily integrate information, perform fast queries, scale to very large data volumes and analyze any data.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

Oracle Corporation

Accelerate Memcached with 10GbE
sponsored by Solarflare Communications
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper and learn how you can reduce overhead and reduce response times for web applications, particularly for social networking, big data, and other scale-out applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2011

Solarflare Communications

User’s Guide to the Emerging Database Landscape: Row vs. Columnar vs. NoSQL
sponsored by Infobright, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses strategies for effectively addressing the impact of data overload on application performance, speed and reliability, as well as where newer technologies such as columnar databases and NoSQL come into play.
Posted: 28 Jul 2011 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

Infobright, Inc.

Can Cloud Database PaaS Solutions Replace In-House Systems?
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the advent of Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud-based database solutions for enterprise-class organizations.
Posted: 22 Jul 2011 | Published: 22 Jul 2011


Automating DBA Processes for Microsoft SQL Server
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: At a recent PASS Summit, SQL Server experts discussed best practices for automating database administration processes and activities. This Quest white paper highlights the discussion’s best parts
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

Dell Software

Leverage your Oracle 11g skills to learn DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your existing professional database knowledge makes it easy for you to learn IBM DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011


Maximizing Oracle Database Performance and Minimizing Licensing Costs in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you missed this September 2010 webcast on Oracle Database Performance and Licensing Dynamics in Virtualized Environments, here's your chance to catch up on the discussion. This white paper highlights the webcast, including an extensive Q&A and tips for maximizing Oracle Database performance and minimizing licensing costs.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Advanced Uses of Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we discuss how Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g's advanced management capabilities help IT organizations cut through the complexity and bring order to chaos through its unique business-driven IT management approach. 
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Post-Migration Best Practices: Exchange Environment Operation
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this Quest white paper, discover best practices - straight from Industry experts Nelson Ruest and Danielle Ruest - to help you have a successful post-migration operation. Learn why you MUST have the same level of post-migration planning that you had for pre-migration, and discover four key aspects of post-migration management you must know.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Dell Software

Strategies for Choosing A SaaS-Based I.T. Service Management Solution
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The choice on how best to consume software - whether on-premises or through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model - is based on your specific requirements at different points in your business and organizational lifecycles. Check out this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

BMC Software, Inc.
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