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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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Achieve High Availability, Scalability, and Near Real-Time Data Integration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In our world of lightning fast data, businesses can't afford to play catch up with information that has the potential for near real-time availability. Discover ways to accelerate your database when you enable near real-time reporting, analytics, and data warehousing capabilities.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

Dell Software

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

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

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

Minimizing Downtime During Database Migration
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how Dell chose to migrate its databases, which support sales to 40 million customers, to increase performance and availability. Learn how Dell accomplished this migration while reducing downtime from 20 hours to 40 minutes.
Posted: 22 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Dell Software

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

OLTP in a Cloud and Big Data World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC paper discusses the concept of shared data scale-out clusters, as well as how they deliver continuous availability and why they are important for delivering scalable transaction processing support. Discover how your organization can take advantage of online transaction processing (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

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

Creating SQL Server Disaster Recovery Solutions with SIOS DataKeeper
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why many organizations don't aggressively pursue disaster recovery, and introduces a tool for driving DR success in your SQL Server environment.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

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

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.
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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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