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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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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

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

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

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

Exposing the Unvarnished Truth About Database Storage
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines storage obstacles that DBAs are dealing with today, and why workarounds that attempt to solve the problem only defer them and don't attack the root cause. View now to learn about Oracle's co-engineered combination of the database, OS, file system, and storage can conquer these database storage problems.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Optimizing ETL: The Key to Accelerating Data‐Driven Business Decisions
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: Whether you’re analyzing information from a data warehouse, reviewing click-stream data to find the latest trends, or running a query on current sales figures, the elapsed time to perform these processes means lost revenue. This article explains the steps you can take when processing your data to reduce elapsed time.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Oct 2009

Syncsort

Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site Twoo.com found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Decision Maker's Cheat Sheet for Today's Hot Databases
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide compares the capabilities of three of today's top database management systems – MySQL, MongoDB and NuoDB.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NuoDB Inc

Creating SANLess Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances with SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition and Fusion-io
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Deploying a failover cluster instance (FCI) architecture for your SQL Server database requires expensive shared storage for data files and backups. This resource introduces an alternative to storage area networks (SANs) that provides the availability benefit of an FCI – without the high price tag.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

Is your database ready for the big data era?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how big data is impacting the modern database, and offers advice to help you take full advantage of the big data opportunity.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

IBM Informix in hybrid workload environments (Bloor Research)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from Bloor Research examines how IBM's database Informix can be used in a hybrid transactional/analytics environment or for data warehousing applications in today's big data world.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Big data, big potential: Find analytics success with the right database foundation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how the right database foundation can help your organization facilitate real-time analytics and capitalize on the full potential of big data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

The Backbone for Enterprise Cloud-Ready Database Platform
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a shared infrastructure designed for remote and small office environments, and discusses its usage as a Microsoft SQL Server database platform.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the advantages of consolidating Microsoft SQL Server database application workloads to a virtualization environment, and introduces a server platform that can help you drive success.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Big data in the cloud: How to reduce data center infrastructure costs
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
WHITE PAPER: How can cloud computing help companies in the new world of big data? This expert handbook looks at some possible answers to this question.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

SearchCloudComputing.com

Deployment guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft SQL Server 2012 environment on a Dell PowerEdge VRTX
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide will walk IT and business leaders through the process of setting up a highly available Microsoft SQL Server 2012 environment using the shared infrastructure platform Dell PowerEdge VRTX.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

People and Processes: Keys to IT as a Service Success
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: ITaaS has transformed how businesses operate, making them more efficient and smarter.  Learn the eight things you can do as a CIO to accelerate the benefits of ITaaS in your workplace.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

Improving Database Performance by using LSI Nytro XD Application Acceleration Solution with a Storage Area Network (SAN)
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: See how the Nytro product family from LSI provides financial services organizations with flash-based application acceleration to deliver real-time analytics to meet competitive, customer and compliance demands.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

LSI Corporation.

Lower IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle India Pvt. Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Download the "Lower IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2" whitepaper and discover new options and features that can help you reduce server and storage costs, improve query performance, and ensure availability during database application upgrades.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 28 Mar 2012

Oracle India Pvt. Ltd

SAP NetWeaver and Oracle Exadata Database Machine: A Technical Guide for installation, migration and configuration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about the necessary steps to setup an SAP system. It describes the required Oracle software environment settings on the database and other information on how to install SAP required database patches.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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