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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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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

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

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

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 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

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

Is The Data Warehouse Dead?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates the current state of data warehouses as big data comes to the forefront as an alternative. Read on to see what a survey of you peers thought regarding the question of the death of data warehouses.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

When to Use Oracle Database In-Memory
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to Oracle Database In-Memory, and provides an in-depth look at how columnar in-memory technology can improve business capabilities through increased database performance and analytics reporting.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Memory-Optimized Transactions and Analytics in One Platform: Achieving Business Agility with Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to memory optimization and how it allows for querying live transaction data while also improving transactional processing speed. Read on to learn about how live data is empowering business managers to improve business agility.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exadata: Engineered for your Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper investigates Oracle's data management infrastructure, which is designed, tested, integrated, and upgraded as a unit by Oracle. Read on to see how Oracle's Exadata is engineered for business, clouds, and all types of workloads.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How Companies are Managing Growth, Gaining Insights and Cutting Costs in the Era of Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 6 reasons why changing your database can help you take advantage of data and analytics innovations. Discover how your company can manage growth, gain insights, and cut costs with the right database in the era of big data.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IBM

Managing Many Databases as One: Pluggable Databases from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, explore the challenges facing today's IT managers and DBAs in managing the rising numbers of databases while trying to control cost, reduce errors, and deliver more and better service to users in the form or responsiveness, flexibility, and agility.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Oracle Corporation

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

5 DBA Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Job
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the 5 unforgivable mistakes that could endanger the integrity, recoverability and security of the databases, including SQL Server, DBAs are supposed to protect.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

Idera
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