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ALSO CALLED: DBA, Data Base Administrators
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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Powering the Open Source Database Movement for the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how you can free up IT resources spent on maintenance by moving to open source database management system. Explore the steps you can take and tools to consider to execute this transition smoothly.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 23, 2016

IBM

Empowering IT to Transform and Take Advantage of Revolutionary Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates the core issues holding IT organizations back from contributing to business innovation. Find out how adopting enterprise-ready, open-source database technology can mitigate strained IT resources, and empower your organization with both improved performance and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

IBM

Take Control of Growing Redis NoSQL Server Clusters
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the factors that make Redis NoSQL server clusters worth considering. Explore the technical underpinnings that make Redis currently the most popular NoSQL technology.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server
sponsored by Tegile
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Businesses expect the IT department to keep data online and accessible indefinitely—so how should you manage storage for SQL Server? Discover in this guide how to avoid the common pitfalls of deploying and maintaining SQL Server, and learn the best practices behind leveraging flash storage for it.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Tegile

Windows Azure SQL Database: Features Worth Considering
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: What are the pros of SQL Azure? It works with the tools you already have, requires no physical administration, delivers high availability out of the box, and ... 5 more pros inside.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

Rackspace

Leveraging Expert Managed Services for Optimal SQL Server Performance
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE CENTER: This resource provides insight into leveraging managed services to create and manage SQL Server database environments in today's complex, technical landscapes. Learn how one managed DBA service can provide the balance of expense and expertise that fits your needs.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rackspace

How businesses can win talent war with mobile apps, HR data analytics, and cloud technology
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Becoming more digital has emerged as a ruling concept among forward-looking organisations in recent years. Now, while having multi-channel engagement with customers is a big aspect of digital, so too is attracting and retaining the employees who can make a reality of digital transformation.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Benefits from a 24x7 Managed Electronic Medical Records Database Architecture
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Orlin & Cohen overcame the challenges its legacy Windows-based Oracle standard Edition architecture and upgraded to an enterprise-class platform. Learn how they accomplished this without the typical cost and complexity associated with enterprise architecture but still gained high performance and reduced risk.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Medical Management solutions technical case study V0.1
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
CASE STUDY: When medical billing services provider, Medical Management, needed to upgrade their legacy Oracle database architecture they turned to this trusted Oracle partner for help. Discover how the organization was able to facilitate a smooth transition for Medical Management to boost database performance quickly and easily.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Accelerate Analytics and Innovations with Oracle Database In-Memory
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: This presentation provides a technical overview of Oracle Database In-Memory, as well as the results of an SAP benchmark test on this database compared to SAP HANA on identical servers. Discover the benefits in-memory databases can provide, including real-time analytics capabilities, accelerated mixed workload OLTP, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Feb 8, 2016

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

Accelerate Database Efficiency with SQL Performance Investigator (PI)
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SQL workload visibility and lock analytics can help DBAs easily address challenges such as managing a variety of database technologies, supporting big data while cutting costs, and more.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Dell Software

How to Quickly Overcome Oracle Database Challenges
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, get an in-depth look at the features for Foglight for Databases and Foglight for Databases Performance Investigator. Learn how these tools can help you quickly and easily solve Oracle database performance issues.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 15, 2016

Dell Software

How to Solve SQL Server Workload Crimes
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: Learn how to overcome data administration challenges using a robust SQL Server monitoring tool that can aid in change tracking, comparison reporting, SQL workload analysis, and more.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 15, 2016

Dell Software

Ensuring Database Performance in an Ever-Changing Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to tackle database complexity stemming from today's constantly fluctuating infrastructure. Understand the pillars of efficient performance monitoring and how to institute a solid database performance strategy that improves analysis and accelerates problem detection and resolution.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2015

Dell Software

Best Practices for Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, get a primer to database upgrades, and then an overview of the upgrade process specifically for Oracle Database 12c. Learn about the benefits of upgrading, including reducing maintenance costs.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 14, 2016

Oracle Corporation

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

Managing your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: You cannot overestimate the value of your Oracle database, so it is important that you understand every aspect of it. Access this white paper to gain an understanding of key components of a successful software asset management strategy as well as common mistakes.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

SQL Server DBA Responsibilities & Implications of Integration
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: "Database management" may sound like one responsibility to the uninitiated, but those who are more familiar know it's just an umbrella term. Read on to explore six duties that are the building blocks of effective SQL Server administration.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Microsoft

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Review
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this TechTarget e-guide we sit down with two seasoned SQL Server experts as they relay their experience SQL Server 2016. Access this e-guide and you'll find out how SQL Server 2016 is already better tuning queries, identifying problematic workloads and much more.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Microsoft

DBA Skills Must Evolve, Morph to Cope With Big Data Technologies
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: This e-guide will explore top trends in data processing that DBA's should be aware of. Download now to learn what skills DBA's should be learning to keep pace with this changing landscape.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Rackspace

MongoDB Updates Include Swappable Data Storage Engines
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover recent updates to MongoDB that enable organizations to switch storage engines depending on user needs. Additionally, learn about forthcoming updates to MongoDB that will streamline database design and provide better visibility into NoSQL data structures.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Rackspace

NoSQL Databases Continue to Expand and Co-exist with SQL
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore the challenges that NoSQL databases are rising to meet, and how the latest developments in NoSQL database technology are interweaving with traditional relational databases.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Rackspace

The Evolution of the DBA and the Data Architect
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Learn the essential skills required for data professionals today. Discover how DBAs can keep up with the latest demands, and how data architects can build a robust data infrastructure in the age of big data.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 May 2015

Rackspace
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