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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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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

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

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

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.

15 Minute Guide: Optimizing Oracle DBA Efficiency
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle's DBA efficiency can be optimized with EMC's virtual IT infrastructure.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 06 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

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.

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

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

Case Study: BT Operate Boosts Service Levels and Lowers Management Costs by Standardizing on Oracle Database 11g for Consolidation onto a Private Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this case study and learn how Oracle Database 11g enabled British Telecommunications (BT) to alleviate its database infrastructure management challenges. Find out how leveraging Oracle helped BT reduce their server sprawl, deploy databases faster, and operate with 20% fewer DBAs.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

THE PETABYTE CHALLENGE: 2011 IOUG DATABASE GROWTH SURVEY
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the results of a survey conducted by Unisphere Research among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and reveals that nearly one out of 10 respondents cited that the total amount of online data they are managing tops a petabyte. Read on to discover data growth trends and patterns popping up in organizations today.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

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.

VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support your SQL Server instances and control your costs and administration requirements.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

Entitlement Reviews: A Practitioner's Guide
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This document delivers a step-by-step process that your organization can follow to ensure that you know who owns each data set and who should have access to that data.
Posted: 30 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Jul 2009

Varonis

Faster SQL Profiling for Better Database Performance
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how Embarcadero's DB Optimizer™ can help you to quickly discover and fix problematic SQL statements that can cause performance bottlenecks in your database. DB Optimizer™ gives you the flexibility of using a single easy-to-use IDE to test, profile and tune SQL.
Posted: 16 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Apr 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, 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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