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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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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

Driving the New Wave of High Performance Applications
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how a new class of technology called NewSQL is bringing better performance, reliability, and scalability to relational databases.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Data Consolidation and Distribution Made Fast and Easy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an advanced, log-based Oracle database replication tool that enables effective data management, consolidation, and distribution.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

The Scalable Database: Why Sharding Doesn't Work
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of database sharding, and introduces a scalable database system that grows online through clustering – allowing you to circumvent sharding complexities.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Database Operations: Conquer the Challenges of Scalability
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: Database scalability challenges can bring even the strongest companies to their knees – but this doesn't need to be the case. This resource introduces a database that grows simply by adding nodes into the cluster, setting the stage for better performance and cost savings.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Future Outlook: Database Trends to Know About
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This one-page infographic offers a brief overview of the past, present, and future of the database, exploring the current state of database management and the innovations of tomorrow that you need to keep on your radar.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

The Road to Real-Time Analytics: A Database Success Story
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes the success that integrated-media advertising company Engage:BDR found with a database system that appears as a single database to applications. Read on to learn how this strategy allowed the company to make real-time analytics a breeze.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

Clustrix

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

Realize the Power of Connected Intelligence with Toad™ for Oracle®
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This tech brief explores enhancements and new features of Toad for Oracle and guides you through your evaluation and use. Whether you're a veteran Toad user or new to the product, Toad's latest updates will dramatically simplify your daily tasks. Inside, find operational efficiency best practices for DBAs and development teams, and much more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Toad Simplifies Oracle Trace
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how Toad™ for Oracle can help you mine your trace files faster and more effectively. Learn why Oracle's native trace file tools are limited, and how Toad can fill in the gaps.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2013

Dell Software

Creating SQL Server Disaster Recovery Solutions with SIOS DataKeeper
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why many organizations don't aggressively pursue disaster recovery, and introduces a tool for driving DR success in your SQL Server environment.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

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

Extending Role Security in Analysis Services for SQL Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide describes a method that allows users to extend role security in Analysis Services for SQL Server.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 has many great new features that will allow you to develop higher performing, more scalable next-generation applications using more than just relational data.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 10 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

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

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 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 and Microsoft

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820
sponsored by Dell 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 and Microsoft

In the Cloud, Big Data's a Big Deal
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.
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