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ALSO CALLED: Database Engineers, Database Analysts
DEFINITION: (DBA is also an abbreviation for doing business as - a term sometimes used in business and legal writing. dBA is an abbreviation for A-weighted decibels.)A database administrator (DBA) 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  … 
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Database Managers White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Maximize Availability with Oracle Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the types of service outages that affect IT infrastructures and present technological solutions to keep your databases up and running. Discover how maximum availability architecture can reduce or avoid unplanned downtime enable rapid recovery from failure and minimize planned downtimes.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
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

Harnessing Data in the Internet of Things Analyst Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the analytic and management capabilities of the IoT will affect the way your organization will need to store data. Learn more about recommended steps your organization could take to better prepare your existing database systems for the advent of the Internet of Things.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

IBM

Why You Should Consider Moving Away From Relational Databases
sponsored by Basho Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see why many companies choose Riak over a relational database.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Basho Technologies

How Toad™ DBA Suite for Oracle® 12.0 Complements Oracle® Enterprise Manager 12c
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations that use Oracle technologies turn to Oracle Enterprise Manager to manage clouds applications and databases, but if your organization is responsible for multiple environments with hundreds of databases as well as your oracle systems, Enterprise Manager may not be enough.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

The Real World of the Database Administrator
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ways in which database administrators (DBAs) are seeking to get more valuable information out of their relational databases. Learn the top challenges facing DBAs.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Dell Software

Solving the SQL Tuning Problem
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To learn how your organization can tackle the SQL tuning problem access this informative white paper. Familiarize yourself with the top challenges facing internal database SQL optimizers and discover how you can solve these problems to get a better handle on your databases.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Dell Software

Top 10 Benchmarking Misconceptions
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 10 benchmarking misconceptions to prevent your organization from shoddy benchmarking. Learn how to increase efficiency and effectiveness in your databases through accurate benchmarking techniques.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Rackspace DBA Services: Expert Assistance For Database Administration
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a series of DBA services designed to help you manage Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle databases across their entire lifecycles in a manner that extends the capabilities of your own DBA teams.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

Rackspace

Achieving World-Class Collaboration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: To discover how your organization can facilitate collaboration between your data management team access this exclusive white paper.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Dell Software

The Intelligent Data Warehouse
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can change the way you store and access data to yield better business intelligence insights. Uncover the power of the intelligent data warehouse and learn how effective master data management can revolutionize the way to see business intelligence.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Informatica

How to Write a Compelling IT Budget Application
sponsored by Welldata
WHITE PAPER: This concise overview reveals a real-world example of how one IT manager was able to get his budget approved in just one day after weeks of failed attempts to convince his company's C-suite to approve additional funds.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Welldata

Oracle Database Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this technical white paper is to describe the different techniques of backup and recovery for Oracle database.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nimble Storage

Zero to Hero: 12 Tips for Accidental DBAs
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By staying informed, database administrators can keep on top of their job to ensure their organization's applications are running smoothly. Access this informative white paper to get 12 essential tips for DBAs.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

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

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

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 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

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.
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DATABASE MANAGERS DEFINITION (continued): …  pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the database management system; and training employees in database management and use. A DBA is expected to stay abreast of emerging technologies and new design approaches. Typically, a DBA has either a degree in Computer Science and some on-the-job training with a particular database product or more extensive experience with a range of database products. A DBA is usually expected to have experience with one or more of the major database management products, such as Structured Query Language, SAP, and Oracle-based database management … 

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