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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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Top Reasons to Consider XtremIO For Database Storage
sponsored by emc first distribution
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the top 5 reasons to consider Xtremio for Databases, including database repurposing on-demand, consolidation without compromise, and 3 more.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 26 May 2016

emc first distribution

Ensuring a Sustainable Architecture for Data Analytics
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get an in-depth look at why metadata is so important to bridging the gap between useful content and business value. Also, discover how a meaningful, managed, collaborative environment can enable data professionals and business users to identify, track, and manage data to foster a solid foundation for business practices.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

Idera

Torridge District Council Reduces Costs and Increases Service Levels with Cintra's Oracle Managed Services
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how Torridge District Council reduced the costs related to maintaining its databases, as well as reduced risk and gained more comprehensive service levels by partnering with an Oracle services provider.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Benefits from a 24x7 Managed Electronic Medical Records Database Architecture
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Orlin & Cohen overcame the challenges its legacy Windows-based Oracle standard Edition architecture and upgraded to an enterprise-class platform. Learn how they accomplished this without the typical cost and complexity associated with enterprise architecture but still gained high performance and reduced risk.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Upgrading to Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about Oracle Database 12c and the key features of this offering. Additionally, discover the options you have to either migrate or upgrade your database, and all of the factors that go into making a decision one way or the other.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Oracle Corporation

2016 IOUG Survey on Data Delivery Strategies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: See the results of a survey of 300+ data professionals. These findings reveal key trends in the new approaches to data delivery—including using in-memory and cloud technology.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Database Cloud: Accelerating Innovation and Slashing Operating Costs
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) can serve as the foundation for many platform services. Explore how DBaaS can provide online, self-service, on-demand, cost-effective databases when integrated in a simple way. Additionally, see a list of the many different types of applications a DBaaS can support.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Cloud or On-Premises? Oracle Says Both, Serves up Hybrid Strategy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this 451 research paper, learn how Oracle is re-framing the discussion of cloud migration from an "either-or" discussion to one about the virtues of a hybrid deployment. Also see a SWOT analysis of Oracle's offering, as well as additional explication on the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Oracle Corporation

Optimize Oracle Database Performance with Workload Visibility and Lock Analytics
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the ways multidimensional workload analysis, lock and wait analysis, and other advanced performance diagnostics can make DBAs' lives easier as they manage Oracle SQL databases.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Accelerate Database Efficiency with SQL Performance Investigator (PI)
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SQL workload visibility and lock analytics can help DBAs easily address challenges such as managing a variety of database technologies, supporting big data while cutting costs, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Database Upgrade and Migration Considerations for your Organization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of different tools, techniques and utilities designed to optimize your database environment. Uncover guidance and information to help you choose among various upgrade and migration methods.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Oracle Corporation

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and yes, 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: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

What Makes Oracle Database-as-a-Service a Compelling Option?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the possibilities of Oracle's cloud services for database management. With a fully functional database running on a dedicated virtual machine, you could experience benefits such as: full admin control, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

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

Defense-In-Depth: Database Securing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today, a DBA can leave work with terabytes of information easily. In this technical primer, you'll find details on ways to control access for your authorized users. Uncover strategies for data theft, SQL injection, and noncompliance prevention.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 10 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

Your Guide to Database Firewall Strategies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover comprehensive and flexible database, operating system, and application monitoring strategies. Learn how database firewall tools can act as a first line of defense for your network, help prevent SQL injection, and much more.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Oracle Corporation

Data Sheet: SQL Server 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This datasheet lists details on three categories of enhancement in the latest roll-out of SQL Server. Learn about improved scalability, powerful insights on any device, security upgrades, and much more.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2016

Microsoft

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

SQL Server 2014 and the Data Platform
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet presents three reasons SQL Server is beneficial to the enterprise, offering details about each one. Discover why building, deploying, and managing solutions that span on-premises and cloud environments just got easier.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Microsoft

The Technical Details of SQL Server 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper provides you with all the information you'll need to properly consider the benefits of upgrading to SQL Server 2016. Access now and learn how to implement a private, public or hybrid cloud integration.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015

Microsoft

How to Use Hyper-Convergence to Get More Out of Oracle
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, learn how hyper-converged infrastructure can solve your top challenges in managing Oracle databases.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015

SimpliVity

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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