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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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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

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

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

The Top Three Upgrade Challenges Every EBS Manager Must Address
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a four-step approach to overcoming the key challenges of an Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrade. According to 152 surveyed IT managers, the top issues they'd like to see addressed are: cost and effort estimation, cost justification and impact analysis.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Panaya, Inc.

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle/DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - A must read, this study dives into six  common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration  and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides technical guidance when deploying Oracle databases on VMware vSphere.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

VMware, Inc.

Can Cloud Database PaaS Solutions Replace In-House Systems?
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the advent of Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud-based database solutions for enterprise-class organizations.
Posted: 22 Jul 2011 | Published: 22 Jul 2011

SAVVIS

SANS Institute Making Database Security an IT Security Priority
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Tanya Baccum, SANS Institute analyst, discusses the importance of having an appropriate IT security strategy that mitigates risk to databases by introducing key steps and controls to effective database security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2009

Oracle Corporation

IBM DB2 pureScale: Unlimited Capacity with Continuous Availability
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Designed for organizations that run online transaction processing (OLTP) applications on distributed systems, IBM® DB2® pureScale™ offers clustering technology that helps deliver high availability and exceptional scalability transparent to applications.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 and IBM Power Systems: Transform information into insight and accomodate rising transaction volume - NEW! (Translated) 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how the synergy of DB2 and Power Systems can help businesses simplify deployment of Web applications, achieve cost-effective large-scale processing, construct a large-capacity messaging backbone and consolidate workloads-- all accelerating your time to value
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM Informix Software Product Family: Version 11.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to take a look at Informix 11.7 and you’ll discover unprecedented advantages. With the introduction of Informix Flexible Grid, it’s easy to perform routine maintenance and upgrades at all your geographic locations from a single site—and you can do it with zero downtime. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Informix 11.7.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

XML: Changing the Data Warehouse whitepaper
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Technical white paper covering the impact of XML on data warehousing and how to deliver new levels of business analysis and bring users closer to their data.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

Transparent Application Scaling with IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM DB2 pureScale transparent application scaling, you can transparently add capacity to your network to handle fluctuations in demand without changing the application. pureScale technology also helps to deliver active-active high availability. Find out how these features work. 
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM

Customers Standardize on Oracle Database 11g (Reference Booklet)
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This customer reference booklet contains a sampling of real business results that organizations around the world, in a variety of industries, have achieved by upgrading and standardizing on Oracle Database 11g.  We hope you find these success stories helpful in learning how Oracle can help you achieve your business and IT objectives.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

How Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Lowers Data Storage Costs with Automatic Storage Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more on how to easily and efficiently manage data storage with Oracle Database 11g. And now with Release 2, Oracle extends functionality to manage all types of data.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Distributed Caching: Why It Matters For Predictable Scalability on the Web, and Where It’s Proving Its Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it’s imperative for any Web-based organization to learn about the distributed caching technology and Oracle Coherence Data Grid technology to combat the increasing demand on the database.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how Oracle Database 11g Release 2 protects your business from all common causes of unplanned downtime and planned downtime, including human error.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Extreme Performance Using Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database is a memory-optimized relational database that delivers very low response time and very high throughput for performance-critical systems. This paper offers a high level description and then dives down to cover the architecture and key capabilities in detail.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Ten Tips for Change Data Capture (CDC): How to Maximize Data Integration Value in Analytic and Operational Systems
sponsored by HiT Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will describe how Change Data Capture (CDC), a specialized function of data integration, can optimize value in both analytical and operational systems within a data-driven environment. Continue reading this paper to learn more about these ten tips for CDC and learn how to maximize data integration value in analytic operational systems.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

HiT Software, Inc.
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