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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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SQL Server for the Oracle DBA
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: The role of the DBA is evolving faster than ever and Oracle DBAs are increasingly expected to support Microsoft SQL Server. In this white paper, learn why organizations are adopting SQL Server and how to evaluate database management solutions.
Posted: 07 Dec 2017 | Published: 07 Dec 2017

Quest

DevOps for Oracle Database Development
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to bring Oracle database development into the DevOps pipeline and uncover 5 ways DevOps helps you accelerate database development initiatives.
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 | Published: 06 Dec 2017

Quest

Unlock the Full Potential of DevOps for Oracle Database Development
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to bring the speed and efficiency of build automation processes, Agile development, DevOps to your Oracle database development.
Posted: 06 Dec 2017 | Published: 06 Dec 2017

Quest

Speed Your DevOps Pipeline by Including Database Development
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to bring Oracle database development into your DevOps pipeline, and find out how you can speed up code testing to deliver quality apps quickly with agile, automated workflows.
Posted: 05 Dec 2017 | Published: 05 Dec 2017

Quest

10 Tips for Optimizing SQL Server Performance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 10 tips for optimizing SQL Server performance to help you get started and simplify your database optimization.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 16 Nov 2017

Quest

Toad DevOps Toolkit
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to remove the bottleneck between database and app development functions within your DevOps workflow and learn about the Toad DevOps Toolkit.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 16 Nov 2017

Quest

Using Data Replication to Upgrade your Oracle Database with Minimal Downtime
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Uncover an overview of hardware, OS, and Oracle migrations, and find out how you can minimize the downtime and risks associated with these migrations.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Quest

Zero Impact Database Migration
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to navigate the most common pitfalls of migrating from Oracle to SQL Server with tools that enable seamless data replication across platforms.
Posted: 15 Nov 2017 | Published: 15 Nov 2017

Quest

Moving your Database to the Cloud
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to move your databases to the cloud as well as what the consequences of that that move are. Deepen your understanding of the cloud, from its elasticity to potential for self-service, and learn about different deployment and service models for the cloud.
Posted: 14 Nov 2017 | Published: 14 Nov 2017

Quest

Need More Oomph from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle & Explorer
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to control Oracle costs better while improving database performance by learning how to conduct an Oracle Architecture Review.
Posted: 10 Nov 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2017

Oracle & Explorer

How to Reduce Your Oracle Costs
sponsored by Oracle & Explorer
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to manage Oracle costs while still improving support for key databases by exploring topics, like License Advisory Services, Oracle Database Appliances, Private Cloud Appliances, and more.
Posted: 10 Nov 2017 | Published: 10 Nov 2017

Oracle & Explorer

SAP HANA: The In-Memory Platform for Digital Transformation
sponsored by SAP India
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to reimagine your analytics, data management, and database strategies for digital transformation initiatives. Plus, learn about SAP HANA, a unified, in-memory database platform for transactions and analytics.
Posted: 09 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

SAP India

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

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

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

Oracle MySQL Cloud Service: Propel Innovation and Time-to-Market
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to use Oracle MySQL Cloud Service to pioneer innovative apps rapidly with a database service that's secure, cost-effective, automated, integrated, and enterprise-ready.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation

Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: To successfully manage complex DB environments, you must balance key business metrics, understand the DBA's unique challenges, and select the right tools for DB administration. Learn key methods for successfully managing today's complex database infrastructures and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Quest

Guide to MySQL as an Embedded Database: For Software, Appliance and Device Vendors
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Selecting the right database can be vital to your company's success. Examine how MySQL can positively impact the success of your product and business.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 Jun 2017

Oracle Corporation

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

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

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
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