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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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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

Technical Report: Running Test or Development Environments
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to create a test and development environment using one flash storage option, as well as other storage offerings using Oracle databases. Learn how to accomplish refreshing for testing new applications, new code, test system patches, and more with increased efficiency.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nimble Storage

Chemical Company Optimizes Database Performance
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Haas Group International achieved significant productivity savings, provided better customer service, and upgraded its database environment and improved performance. Discover the tools Haas Group used to seamlessly upgrade its databases and reduce SQL query times from minutes to seconds.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dell 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


Hadoop for the Enterprise: Making Data Management Massively Scalable, Agile, Feature-Rich, and Cost-Effective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper describes how Hadoop is taking on a new role in enterprises as a means of handling both data storage and analytics. Download this white paper now to learn about the top Hadoop implementation trends and best practices.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015


How to Use SSL with Cloud Databases
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Secure Socket Layer protection (SSL) is now being used to encrypt data on all Cloud Database instances. Read on to see how ensure that your cloud data is encrypted in-transit.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014


Oracle Exadata: Engineered for your Database
sponsored by Oracle & Intel
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 & Intel

Penton WP: Modernizing Your SQL Server Infrastructure
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how 24x7 availability could ensure that your SQL server databases and IT infrastructure are agile and effective. Read now to devise your own SQL server infrastructure plan.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015


ESG Lab Validation: NetApp EF560 All Flash Array for Oracle: Enterprise Storage for Latency-sensitive Databases
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG Lab Report test the real world performance, reliability, availability, and serviceability of NetApp EF-Series all flash arrays in Oracle database environments.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2015


RP Data Technical Case Study: Converting Real Estate Property Data into Actionable Information
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Read this technical case study to learn how RP Data reduced report processing time with all-flash arrays by 70% leading to faster access to valuable property information.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015


ESG Brief: Enhancing Database Environments with NetApp Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Whether planning for a major upgrade of existing databases or considering a net new project, enterprise solution architects should realize that the storage capabilities will matter. NetApp's systems, software, and services offer a number of advantages as a foundation for better operational results.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


App Accel: Penton Modernizing Your SQL Server Infrastructure
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This NetApp-sponsored whitepaper was written by SQL Server industry influencer, Michael Otey, and discusses the need for modernizing your database infrastructure with SQL Server 2014 and NetApp to accelerate database performance while acheiving greater ROI.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015


High Performance Oracle Workloads with the Dell Acceleration Appliances for Databases
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the reference architecture of an Oracle database acceleration appliance pairing, and demonstrates how this solution can significantly boost the storage IO performance of Oracle database. Access now to learn whether this strategy can help your organization boost database performance.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Top 30 Data Quality Issues You Need to Know About
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: While technology is always changing, industry experts have noticed 30 top trends over the past 30 years that continue to reappear as companies attempt to clean up their databases. This white paper presents these 30 data quality trends and gives helpful hints on how your organization can overcome these pervasive issues.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

Melissa Data Corp

How to Improve Your Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can improve and increase your big data analytics and get more from Hadoop. Discover strategies that can give you the advantage you need to overcome big data complexities and failed approaches.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
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


The Intelligent Data Warehouse
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can change the way you store and access data to yield better business intelligence insights. Uncover the power of the intelligent data warehouse and learn how effective master data management can revolutionize the way to see business intelligence.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Oracle Database Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this technical white paper is to describe the different techniques of backup and recovery for Oracle database.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nimble Storage

Zero to Hero: 12 Tips for Accidental DBAs
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By staying informed, database administrators can keep on top of their job to ensure their organization's applications are running smoothly. Access this informative white paper to get 12 essential tips for DBAs.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

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

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


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 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


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
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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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