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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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Increase Server Performance and Productivity
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief provides ideas on how you can refresh your old servers before your competition does. Learn how the economic and performance benefits of updating your servers on a regular basis can dramatically outweigh the time, cost, and effort of doing so.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

How To Enable Your Databases To Scale, Grow, and Accommodate For Your Businesses' Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IT managers are often told that they must do more with less — so how can databases be enabled to scale and grow to accommodate the demand for processing power on a budget? In this IDC paper, learn how to use shared data scale-out clusters, how and why they're important, contrasting relational database approaches, and more.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

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

Scaling SQL Server to New Limits
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: To avoid delays in reporting and responsiveness, learn how to turn transaction processing into a core differentiator. Discover ways the SQL Server 2016 release focuses on enhancing mission-critical performance, allowing you to empower analytics through deeper insights across data the cloud.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Renaissance of ERP: Leveraging a Digital Core for Increased Innovation
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can boost innovation by upgrading core ERP systems and extending those capabilities in the cloud. Find out how you can improve your company's ability to manage key business processes with a digital ERP strategy and take advantage of evolving opportunities from big data, IoT, mobility and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SAP

Transforming Finance Processes for the Digital Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Finance is at the heart of the digital business, but the financial processes and technology platforms that have been utilized in the last 20 years aren't agile enough for the digital economy. Access this white paper to explore a modern approach to managing critical processes like planning and analysis, risk management, compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

SAP

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores databases available on demand as a cloud service. Designed with security in mind, you'll uncover the variety of advantages from leveraging this nontraditional approach to database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Open Source Integration Software in the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes open source integration software and its benefits, including extensibility, stable releases, high-quality service, and more.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Data warehousing as-a-service: born on the cloud, built for analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) can provide fast, fully managed, cloud data warehouse technology that uses integrated analytics to deliver answers in an instant.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

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 EMC 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 EMC and Microsoft

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