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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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Comparing DBA Productivity An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: A must read, this study dives into six  common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration  and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM

Customers Standardize on Oracle Database 11g (Reference Booklet)
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This customer reference booklet contains a sampling of real business results that organizations around the world, in a variety of industries, have achieved by upgrading and standardizing on Oracle Database 11g.  We hope you find these success stories helpful in learning how Oracle can help you achieve your business and IT objectives.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

How Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Lowers Data Storage Costs with Automatic Storage Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more on how to easily and efficiently manage data storage with Oracle Database 11g. And now with Release 2, Oracle extends functionality to manage all types of data.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Distributed Caching: Why It Matters For Predictable Scalability on the Web, and Where It’s Proving Its Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it’s imperative for any Web-based organization to learn about the distributed caching technology and Oracle Coherence Data Grid technology to combat the increasing demand on the database.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how Oracle Database 11g Release 2 protects your business from all common causes of unplanned downtime and planned downtime, including human error.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals: Extending Skills is Fast and Easy 
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The move to IBM DB2 software is surprisingly easy due to new SQL compatibility features. And this e-kit makes it fast, because it's packed with technical resources, demos, DB2 software downloads and more. Begin taking advantage of the DB2 product's administration, performance and cost benefits today through this e-kit.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2010

IBM

Enabling Applications from Oracle to DB2 the Easy Way
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: New compatibility features in IBM DB2 make the move from Oracle to DB2 easier than ever before. Hear from customers and IBM experts about their porting  experiences.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2010

IBM

HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g & 11g: Account Security (Complimentary Chapter Download)
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Read this chapter from "HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g and 11g" (CRC Press, 2009) and learn how to secure Oracle by checking for weak passwords, configuring failed login policies, preventing DoS attacks with resource limits, and auditing user profiles.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

Tips on Implementing Database Auditing to Address Security & Compliance Requirements 
sponsored by IBM
BOOK: Implementing Database Security and Auditing (Elsevier Digital Press) is the definitive guide for information security professionals, DBAs and auditors. You can now download Chapter 12, “Auditing Categories”.  In this chapter, you’ll learn which audit logging trails you need to address key security and compliance requirements.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

Extreme Performance Using Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database is a memory-optimized relational database that delivers very low response time and very high throughput for performance-critical systems. This paper offers a high level description and then dives down to cover the architecture and key capabilities in detail.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by VMware and Intel
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to meet their performance and availability goals.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

Ten Tips for Change Data Capture (CDC): How to Maximize Data Integration Value in Analytic and Operational Systems
sponsored by HiT Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper will describe how Change Data Capture (CDC), a specialized function of data integration, can optimize value in both analytical and operational systems within a data-driven environment. Continue reading this paper to learn more about these ten tips for CDC and learn how to maximize data integration value in analytic operational systems.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

HiT Software, Inc.

Maximizing replication efficiency in Oracle environments
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: In Oracle® database environments, Dell/EMC storage technologies help simplify and enhance the time-consuming replication process while enabling application-level consistency and recovery to previous points in time.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2010

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: Expert tips for evaluating an upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Before upgrading to SQL Server 2008 R2, there are a few things you need to know to determine if an upgrade is the right decision for your company. This expert e-guide from SearchSQLServer.com details how to evaluate the ROI of a SQL Server 2008 R2 upgrade.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Postgres Plus 8.4 vs. MySQL 5.5: Feature Comparison and Commentary
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server 8.4 against MySQL 5.5. The comparison is broken down into a number of sections with a short commentary following each section. Read on to learn how the Postgres Plus 8.4 stacks up against MySQL 5.5 on all the above topics and learn which one comes out on top.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

SQL Server Insider E-zine - Volume 3: Tips for the SQL Server Pro
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
EZINE: Volume 3 of the SQL Server Insider E-zine offers tips for the SQL Server pro. This volume covers the following topics: "Are We There Yet? The Slow Road to SQL Azure," "Finding Your BI Niche in the Cloud," and "The Three Sides of DACPAC with SQL Server 2008 R2."
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Toad for Oracle 10.5
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Toad for Oracle v10.5 adds new features and enhances many existing ones. These changes are designed to save you time, increase accuracy and give you better visibility of your work environment - whether you’re a developer working in an unfamiliar database or maintaining legacy code, or a DBA trying to manage multiple databases.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Dell Software

Postgres Plus® Technical Evaluation Guide
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines the common steps that people go through when they are interested in evaluating an open source database (e.g. one or both of the Postgres Plus products). This guide will also provide links to other documents/collateral that will help you accomplish each step. Read on to learn about these common steps in evaluation in more detail.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals
sponsored by IBM
INFORMATION CENTER: If you're a DBA or database developer working with Oracle or another relational database management system, learn how easy it is to get trained and certified for IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Expand your skills portfolio, or extend your DBMS vendor support to include DB2.  Download this e-kit and learn more!
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

IBM

Ontrack® PowerControls™ 6.0
sponsored by Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack
SOFTWARE DEMO: Ontrack® PowerControls™ saves time and costs to search, recover, restore and manage data in Microsoft® Exchange and Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server environments. It’s easy and offers granular level management to produce quick, relevant results.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Premiered: 17 May 2010

Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack

Forrester Webinar: Taming the Performance Beast
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WEBCAST: Smart strategies and tools for database optimization is critical to reduce costs in complex infrastructures and can help organizations defer hardware upgrades, get more out of existing systems, and improve developer and DBA productivity.
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2010

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Podcast: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 - Database Innovation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PODCAST: Join us in this informative podcast as Ian Abramson, President of the International Oracle Users Group, shares his thoughts on Oracle's latest database innovation - the 11g Release 2 - and discusses the numerous opportunities for better performance and simpler management that will allow companies to better optimize their IT investments.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2010

Oracle Corporation

Beyond PostgreSQL: A Look Inside Postgres Plus Advanced Server
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server builds on the rock-solid PostgreSQL foundation to deliver significant value-added features not available in the community edition.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Which Postgres is Right for Me?
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the differences between PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server and optimize your choice of open source database. You'll learn enough about the different capabilities, modules, and uses for each product to make the best Postgres choice for your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Top Ten Essentials for Privileged Account Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can effectively and efficiently control privileged accounts using the latest in adaptive access controls management. You will also learn about how to leverage the latest in Role-Based Access Controls.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

FoxT
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