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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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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

Demystify Tempdb Performance & Management
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers clear guidance on best practices for managing tempdb to provide a strategic balance between performance, reliability, and management.
Posted: 20 Mar 2013 | Published: 20 Mar 2013

Idera

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 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 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

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

Oracle Exadata: Benefits for SAP
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about the comprehensive features that help easily manage the most demanding transaction processing, business intelligence and content management. It outlines a wide range of options to help extend the database and help grow your business as well as improve your users performance, security and availability.
Posted: 23 Apr 2013 | Published: 23 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Integrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about the significant IT transformation that firms are deploying. It explores the meaning behind simplified computing platforms and integrated systems. Find out about the benefits like speed, flexibility and savings by reading this paper now.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 05 Apr 2013

IBM

Oracle Database: The Database of Choice for Deploying SAP Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: With the myriad of available database options, choosing the one that best supports your business-critical applications can be challenging – but it doesn't have to be. This exclusive resource examines three top database offerings -- Oracle, DB2, and SQL Server -- to determine which is best suited for SAP users.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this cost comparison study of Oracle Database 11g R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and uncover which technology came out on top. Find out which solution offered a 49% higher time savings, 46% more in complexity savings, and whose time savings amounted to saving $58,800 per year per database administrator.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Comparison: IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance vs. Oracle Exadata
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers up a comprehensive comparison of the Oracle Exadata and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance, helping you decide which is the better fit for your business. Read this now and learn how they stack up in terms of online transaction processing (OLTP), query performance, simplicity of operation, value and more.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

IBM

Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy Microsoft SQL Server on EMC VNX Unified Storage
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Top five reasons why customers deploy Microsoft SQL Server on EMC VNX Unified Storage.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

EMC Corporation
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