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DEFINITION: An IT staff member who 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 pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the DBMS. Typically, a DBA has either a degree in Computer Science and some on-the-job training  … 
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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

Driving the New Wave of High Performance Applications
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how a new class of technology called NewSQL is bringing better performance, reliability, and scalability to relational databases.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Data Consolidation and Distribution Made Fast and Easy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an advanced, log-based Oracle database replication tool that enables effective data management, consolidation, and distribution.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc.

The Scalable Database: Why Sharding Doesn't Work
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of database sharding, and introduces a scalable database system that grows online through clustering – allowing you to circumvent sharding complexities.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Database Operations: Conquer the Challenges of Scalability
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: Database scalability challenges can bring even the strongest companies to their knees – but this doesn't need to be the case. This resource introduces a database that grows simply by adding nodes into the cluster, setting the stage for better performance and cost savings.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Future Outlook: Database Trends to Know About
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This one-page infographic offers a brief overview of the past, present, and future of the database, exploring the current state of database management and the innovations of tomorrow that you need to keep on your radar.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Database Blueprints: Key features of ClustrixDB
sponsored by Clustrix
WEBCAST: This on-demand video provides a blueprint of the database Clustrix DB. Tune in to learn how this database works and uncover the benefits it offers, including faster reporting and real-time analytics.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Oct 15, 2013

Clustrix

Case Study: MobileBridge Outgrows its Existing Database
sponsored by Clustrix
CASE STUDY: The mobile relationship and loyalty app engagement platform MobileBridge had outgrown its database strategy – its existing MySQL database on AWS was struggling with query load and concurrency. So how did MobileBridge find database success? This case study reveals all.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Oracle third-party tools: Are they worth adopting?
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Despite the vast array of tools and gadgets to build databases that Oracle provides, database admins are resorting to third-party tools for added performance and ease of use. But stringent budgets may hinder the adoption of these third-party tools. This guide provides insight into Oracle third-party tools and its reasons for adoption.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

TechTarget

The Road to Real-Time Analytics: A Database Success Story
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes the success that integrated-media advertising company Engage:BDR found with a database system that appears as a single database to applications. Read on to learn how this strategy allowed the company to make real-time analytics a breeze.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Success Story: Why Your Database is at Home in the Cloud
sponsored by Clustrix
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how e-commerce company nomorerack conquered the challenges of its RDS by adopting Database as a Service (DBaaS) – setting the stage better availability, higher performance, better support, and more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

Clustrix

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

Benefits of NewSQL: Combining Elements of NoSQL and SQL
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchDataManagement.com, learn about the rise of NewSQL database systems – which combine SQL and NoSQL elements – and the key benefits that these database alternatives offer.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

NuoDB Inc

SQL Server Key Features and Virtualization Best Practices
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from SearchSQLServer.com, our experts weigh in on the SQL Server virtualization debate and explore eight critical features of the new SQL Server that are driving database success.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Case Study: Leading VoIP Customer Goes Global With NuoDB
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
CASE STUDY: Access this brief case study to learn how the right distributed database enabled communications company Fathom Voice to reduce latency, provide data consistency, and update in real-time across global offices.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

NuoDB Inc

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

Realize the Power of Connected Intelligence with Toad™ for Oracle®
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This tech brief explores enhancements and new features of Toad for Oracle and guides you through your evaluation and use. Whether you're a veteran Toad user or new to the product, Toad's latest updates will dramatically simplify your daily tasks. Inside, find operational efficiency best practices for DBAs and development teams, and much more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Enabling SANLess SQL Server Failover Clusters in Amazon EC2 with DataKeeper Cluster Edition
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WEBCAST: Access this on-demand webcast today to uncover top tips and best practices for enabling SANLess SQL Server failover clusters in Amazon EC2 cloud.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 26, 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Toad Simplifies Oracle Trace
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how Toad™ for Oracle can help you mine your trace files faster and more effectively. Learn why Oracle's native trace file tools are limited, and how Toad can fill in the gaps.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2013

Dell Software

Hadoop Data Management Platforms: Market Segmentation and Product Positioning
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Selecting a Hadoop data management platform is complex and cumbersome but it doesn't always have to be. This report provides an introduction to Hadoop and discusses the current state of the Hadoop data management platform market.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

TechTarget

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

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

Q&A: Choose the Right Dynamic In-Memory to Turbo Charge your SAP Application Software
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, independent analyst Carl W. Olofson answers your most pressing questions surrounding database technologies and how to use DB2 for your SAP Business Suite.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

IBM

Optimizing ETL: The Key to Accelerating Data‐Driven Business Decisions
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: Whether you’re analyzing information from a data warehouse, reviewing click-stream data to find the latest trends, or running a query on current sales figures, the elapsed time to perform these processes means lost revenue. This article explains the steps you can take when processing your data to reduce elapsed time.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Oct 2009

Syncsort

Upgrading to SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Whether you're planning to upgrade an existing SQL Server instance to 2012 or implement a new instance, this expert e-guide describes everything you need to know to drive SQL Server success. Read on to learn about prerequisite software, included components, little-known features, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
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