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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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8 Epic Hacks for Office 365
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 8 helpful features to simplify Office 365 navigation.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016

Datto, Inc.

Ensuring a Sustainable Architecture for Data Analytics
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get an in-depth look at why metadata is so important to bridging the gap between useful content and business value. Also, discover how a meaningful, managed, collaborative environment can enable data professionals and business users to identify, track, and manage data to foster a solid foundation for business practices.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

Idera

Operational Database Management System Market Overview
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover strengths and cautions for 31 database management system vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and more. Additionally, see a market overview and a look at projections for change over the next year.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Learn How to Boost Your Database Performance
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems & Intel
WHITE PAPER: This infographic displays several business and technology problems that effect database performance and the solution to each.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

Hitachi Data Systems & Intel

Benchmark Results Reveal Benefits of In-Memory for SAP Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get an overview of the SAP BW Enhanced Mixed Load Benchmark, details on the benchmark results achieved by Oracle Database 12c, and a description of the unique database technology used to achieve these results.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Oracle Corporation

Database Consolidation Best Practices
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to address issues of technology siloes through consolidation and the cloud. Explore how consolidation is a first step toward the cloud and how it can allow you to achieve: greater efficiency by improving resource utilization, lower capital and operational expenditures, and more.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Oracle Corporation

Database Cloud: Accelerating Innovation and Slashing Operating Costs
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) can serve as the foundation for many platform services. Explore how DBaaS can provide online, self-service, on-demand, cost-effective databases when integrated in a simple way. Additionally, see a list of the many different types of applications a DBaaS can support.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Optimize Oracle Database Performance with Workload Visibility and Lock Analytics
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the ways multidimensional workload analysis, lock and wait analysis, and other advanced performance diagnostics can make DBAs' lives easier as they manage Oracle SQL databases.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

Operational Database Management System Market Overview
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, discover strengths and cautions for 31 database management system vendors including Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and more. Additionally, see a market overview and a look at projections for change over the next year.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Database Upgrade and Migration Considerations for your Organization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of different tools, techniques and utilities designed to optimize your database environment. Uncover guidance and information to help you choose among various upgrade and migration methods.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Oracle Corporation

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and yes, 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: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Dramatically Improve Database Performance with Integrated Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an integrated infrastructure solution that combines computing, networking, storage and management into a single integrated system. Read on to learn how this solution can enable you to dramatically improve your database performance and reduce its complexity and costs.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

IBM

Is The Data Warehouse Dead?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates the current state of data warehouses as big data comes to the forefront as an alternative. Read on to see what a survey of you peers thought regarding the question of the death of data warehouses.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

Oracle Exadata: Engineered for your Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper investigates Oracle's data management infrastructure, which is designed, tested, integrated, and upgraded as a unit by Oracle. Read on to see how Oracle's Exadata is engineered for business, clouds, and all types of workloads.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Affordable, Scalable, Reliable OLTP in a Cloud and Big Data World: IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover how your organization can take advantage of affordable, scalable, reliable, OLTP in a cloud and big data world.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

How Companies are Managing Growth, Gaining Insights and Cutting Costs in the Era of Big Data
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

Managing Many Databases as One: Pluggable Databases from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, explore the challenges facing today's IT managers and DBAs in managing the rising numbers of databases while trying to control cost, reduce errors, and deliver more and better service to users in the form or responsiveness, flexibility, and agility.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Oracle Corporation

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

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

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
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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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