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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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Customers Discuss Oracle Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: In this video, hear from several users of Oracle 12c databases who discuss the benefits of the new pluggable database feature, and how this can free up time for focusing on business goals.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 14 Mar 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

What Makes Oracle Database-as-a-Service a Compelling Option?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the possibilities of Oracle's cloud services for database management. With a fully functional database running on a dedicated virtual machine, you could experience benefits such as: full admin control, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

Oracle Corporation

The Benefits of a Reliable Database in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how subscription-based Oracle Database Cloud enables simple, fast, and secure cloud services for its databases. Discover the benefits this can provide, such as: real-time updates and app deployment, as-needed CPU, memory, and storage adjustment, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Premiered: May 13, 2015

Oracle Corporation

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

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

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

Why Database in the Cloud?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: When it comes to database in the cloud, this video lays the foundation for a solid business case. Uncover useful statistics that will help you determine your needs for Database as a Service (DBaaS).
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 05 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

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

Simplify Database Administration with All-Flash Array
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief white paper to discover how all-flash arrays can create a scale-out architecture that provides reliable and consistent performance – and alleviates the stresses of your DBAs. By implementing this flash array, your enterprise can simplify your database layout and ensure your data services are performed in-line, all the time.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

EMC

Redefine DBA Productivity With All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper discusses how all-flash arrays can alleviate the stresses of Oracle DBAs by providing scale-out performance architecture. Access now and discover how this all-flash array can simplify your database layout and enable continuous and efficient operations.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

EMC

How to Use Hyper-Convergence to Get More Out of Oracle
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, learn how hyper-converged infrastructure can solve your top challenges in managing Oracle databases.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015

SimpliVity

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

When to Use Oracle Database In-Memory
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to Oracle Database In-Memory, and provides an in-depth look at how columnar in-memory technology can improve business capabilities through increased database performance and analytics reporting.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Memory-Optimized Transactions and Analytics in One Platform: Achieving Business Agility with Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to memory optimization and how it allows for querying live transaction data while also improving transactional processing speed. Read on to learn about how live data is empowering business managers to improve business agility.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exadata: Engineered for your Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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 Corporation UK Ltd

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

Managing Many Databases as One: Pluggable Databases from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, explore the challenges facing today's IT managers and DBAs in managing the rising numbers of databases while trying to control cost, reduce errors, and deliver more and better service to users in the form or responsiveness, flexibility, and agility.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Oracle Corporation

The Database Administrator is Dead
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this informative article, learn from Kenny Gorman, co-founder of ObjectRocket, a premium MongoDB database-as-a-service provider, about the changing role of the DBA in the last few years, and the many more changes to come.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Rackspace

5 DBA Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Job
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the 5 unforgivable mistakes that could endanger the integrity, recoverability and security of the databases, including SQL Server, DBAs are supposed to protect.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

Idera

Exposing the Unvarnished Truth About Database Storage
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines storage obstacles that DBAs are dealing with today, and why workarounds that attempt to solve the problem only defer them and don't attack the root cause. View now to learn about Oracle's co-engineered combination of the database, OS, file system, and storage can conquer these database storage problems.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle and Intel®

How to Tune Oracle Instance Recovery
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn more about the best practices for tuning Oracle instance recovery.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell Software
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