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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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Managing Your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to improve your management of Oracle database licenses, find out what lessons software asset management (SAM) practices have to offer when it comes to reducing costs and preparing for audits.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

Discover And Quantify The Benefits Of Transforming Your Oracle Technology Platform
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to re-evaluate and update the platforms that power your Oracle databases and apps in order to increase your agility, flexibility, and scalability.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cintra

Who Can Benefit from SAP HANA Database and S/4HANA on IBM Power Systems?
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to improve flexibility, performance, and reliability for SAP HANA databases. Plus, learn how to support highly data-intensive workloads and update your underlying hardware, architecture, and processors that support SAP HANA.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

EOH IBM

11 Things Every Organization Needs to Know When Migrating Oracle Apps to the Cloud
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: While Oracle's cloud is engineered to work with your Oracle apps and databases, it isn't simply a case of shifting exactly what you've got on-premise to the cloud. Discover 11 things you need to consider as you plan your Oracle cloud migration.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cintra

Got An Oracle-Based App Running Slowly?
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: When confronted with slow-running apps, uncover 4 key questions of performance enhancement for apps running on Oracle databases.
Posted: 29 Sep 2017 | Published: 29 Sep 2017

Cintra

Information Lifecycle Management Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to improve your understanding of the market, your customers, and your product development with information lifecycle management best practices for Oracle database environments.
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cintra

The Rise of the Renaissance Database Administrator
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Making the move to a digital enterprise is a search for leadership, and DBAs are perfect for this opportunity. Learn about new opportunities for DBAs to help facilitate a successful move into the digital realm. Plus, discover 5 key roles of the "renaissance DBA."
Posted: 28 Sep 2017 | Published: 28 Sep 2017

Oracle Corporation

4 App Deployment Disasters Every Business Should Know About
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile and IoT app development emphasize generating and using data – but your power to do more with data relies heavily on your database. Explore 4 common app deployment disasters so that you can learn how to optimize your database and simplify critical development projects.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

IBM

3 Shifts in the Modern Data Environment And What it Means for IT Leaders
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore how 3 current trends are shaping modern data environments and learn about the impact of non-relational databases, big data, cloud data integration, self-service analytics, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Tableau Software

A Field Guide to the World of Databases and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: From document and graph to relational and non-relational, this guide lays out your database and analytics options. Find out how data moves across databases and development languages so that you can work in your favorite environment without sacrificing productivity.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

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

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

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

Managing your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: If you're looking to improve your management of Oracle database licenses, find out what lessons software asset management (SAM) practices have to offer when it comes to reducing costs and preparing for audits.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

Simplify Database Development for MySQL Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover the potential benefits open-source database management systems (OSDBMS) platforms offer to developers and DBAs, from cost efficiency to greater flexibility, and learn about one particular open source database development toolset and how it helps to simplify MySQL development.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 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

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

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

The Database Administrator is Dead
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative article, learn from Kenny Gorman, co-founder of ObjectRocket, a premium MongoDB database-as-a-service provider, about the changing role of the DBA in the last few years, and the many more changes to come.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Rackspace
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