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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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Consolidate and Standardize Database Performance in Heterogeneous Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: In this product overview, learn how Foglight can help you monitor database resources across multiple platforms. Discover Foglight's benefits when you Experience consistent coverage across diverse platforms, including Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and Sybase.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Quest

Oracle Database Systems: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of all sizes and types find it difficult, time consuming, and risky to deploy robust database environments. The Oracle Database Appliance can enable quick deployment and maintenance. Receive an introduction to the Oracle Database Appliance, and explore a variety of use cases.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Empowering IT to Transform and Take Advantage of Database Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data and analytics, cloud, and mobile are empowering business users to accomplish more than ever before. But in many organizations, IT is struggling to keep up. Discover how companies can reduce database maintenance spending to allocate more funding toward innovation.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

IBM

Data Discovery and Governance: Benefits, Challenges, and Guidelines
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways to have more confidence in the data that you rely on for planning and decision-making. Learn about the benefits of governance in this white paper.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

Information Builders

Building a REST Infrastructure for Database Access
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore ways a REST architecture can support API integration across systems as mobile and web- and mobile-based services proliferate.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

CA Technologies

Address the Challenges of Managing Software Assets with a Global Software Recognition Database
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a subscription-based software recognition service that combines a global database with a team of experts. Uncover ways this effective duo can help you gain visibility and understanding of licensable applications and suites, all within a database that supports more than 250,000 applications.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Snow Software

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

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

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
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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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