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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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Database Administrators White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Data Management Challenge
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: According to Gartner Research, data volume is set to grow 800% over the next 5 years – and 80% of that data will be unstructured. In this brief infographic, uncover the challenges facing DBAs associated with this massive data growth, and learn about a unified cloud services for application and DB management that could help.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Why It May Be More Cost Effective To Use Only The DBA Services You Need, Only When You Need Them
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: In the past decade, technology and business trends have conspired to minimize the role of DBAs, creating some unintended consequences. In this paper, uncover why it may now be more cost-effective to use only the DBA services you need, rather than a full-time DBA.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Using Remote Database Administration to Overcome DBA Challenges
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: In today's digital world, all information resides in databases. The ability to manage this information can be the difference between the life and death of your business. Uncover the pros and cons of hiring an internal DBA or outsourcing DBA efforts remotely.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Change & Upgrade Databases – Without Degrading the User Experience
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Many factors can affect a DB, including: Platform changes, system configuration, hardware upgrades, and more. Simply making changes and risking a poor user experience shouldn't be an option. Learn how DBAs can use Quest® Benchmark Factory to ensure that changes to DBs won't degrade the user experience.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Quest

Reducing Costs in Your Oracle Database Environment
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: As data volumes rise, your Oracle database costs rise in unison...but they don't have to. This white paper answers several key questions about your Oracle database to help you optimize your ROI.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

The Essential Playbook for Optimized SQL Server Management
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: There are unique challenges when it comes to traditional DB management processes. While stressful, solving these challenges can be rewarding. Learn how to overcome DB panic in your SQL Server environment in 3 simple steps.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

Quest

Enabling Agile Database Development with Toad
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes walk-throughs, implementation guidelines and links to videos that will show you how to use Toad Development Suite for Oracle. Learn how to automate your database development processes.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Quest

Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 6 reasons to change your database, including opinions from industry analysts and real-world companies.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

IBM

Make Data Manageable by Leveraging Managed Database Services
sponsored by Data Intensity
WHITE PAPER: If your DBA team is stretched thin trying to juggle daily performance issues, you may want to consider adding the expertise and bandwidth of a managed services provider (MSP). Discover how to leverage database managed services that support a variety of technologies from Oracle to SQL Server to enhance performance and unburden your DBAs.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Data Intensity

Tune Oracle Database Performance without Spending a Fortune
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative strategy for powerful monitoring, diagnostics, and workload analysis without the pitfalls of legacy tools or the expenses of Oracle Diagnostics and Tuning packs. Discover how to ensure and maintain peak Oracle performance and boost the value of your databases, all while slashing your workload.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Quest

A Database Appliance that is Simple, Optimized, and Affordable
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for 3 key tips on better DBA efficiency, plus 6 ways organizations can make better use of data through an appliance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

Oracle Corporation

Compare Database Platforms: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll get a side-by-side comparison of what buying and building a database platform entails. Learn how both methods stack up.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

A Database Appliance for Every Organization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll get an overview of a purpose-built appliance for your Oracle database. Get details on performance, consolidation, and availability.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

IDC on Digital Transformation: Run Your DB on the Right Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the digital transformation journey that organizations are going through today. Discover a roadmap on one- or two-socket servers for digital transformation.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

IBM

Managing Your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces the basic principles of managing and optimizing the licensing of Oracle databases. Read on to uncover key components of a successful Oracle software asset management (SAM) strategy, and tips for using the intelligence provided by SAM technologies to reduce both the likelihood and cost of an Oracle audit.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Snow Software

Address the Challenges of Managing Software Assets with a Global Software Recognition Database
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a subscription-based software recognition service that combines a global database with a team of experts. Uncover ways this effective duo can help you gain visibility and understanding of licensable applications and suites, all within a database that supports more than 250,000 applications.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Snow Software

Oracle AWR Reports Under the Microscope
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This short resource provides readers with an insightful, yet quick and easy guide into how to analyze AWR reports to identify performance issues in Oracle databases. Read on to learn how to uncover solutions that can help ensure your problems are eliminated for good.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

Managing your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: You cannot overestimate the value of your Oracle database, so it is important that you understand every aspect of it. Access this white paper to gain an understanding of key components of a successful software asset management strategy as well as common mistakes.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

The Total Economic Impact of SQL Server
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this TechTarget e-guide and you'll receive tips on the building blocks of simple and effective SQL Server Administration, including inspecting error logs, verifying scheduled jobs, verifying all server instances are up and more.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

SQL Server Comparison: In-Memory Features
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper examines the key components of in-memory capabilities. Discover where in-memory technology in SQL Server stands in comparison to others.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Microsoft

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores databases available on demand as a cloud service. Designed with security in mind, you'll uncover the variety of advantages from leveraging this nontraditional approach to database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

The Evolution of the DBA and the Data Architect
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Learn the essential skills required for data professionals today. Discover how DBAs can keep up with the latest demands, and how data architects can build a robust data infrastructure in the age of big data.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 May 2015

Rackspace

Simplify Database Administration with All-Flash Array
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief white paper to discover how all-flash arrays can create a scale-out architecture that provides reliable and consistent performance – and alleviates the stresses of your DBAs. By implementing this flash array, your enterprise can simplify your database layout and ensure your data services are performed in-line, all the time.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

EMC

Redefine DBA Productivity With All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper discusses how all-flash arrays can alleviate the stresses of Oracle DBAs by providing scale-out performance architecture. Access now and discover how this all-flash array can simplify your database layout and enable continuous and efficient operations.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

EMC
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