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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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4 App Deployment Disasters Every Business Should Know About
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile and IoT app development emphasize generating and using data – but your power to do more with data relies heavily on your database. Explore 4 common app deployment disasters so that you can learn how to optimize your database and simplify critical development projects.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

IBM

3 Shifts in the Modern Data Environment And What it Means for IT Leaders
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore how 3 current trends are shaping modern data environments and learn about the impact of non-relational databases, big data, cloud data integration, self-service analytics, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Tableau Software

The State of DBaaS: How Managed Services are Transforming Database Administration
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: This State of DBaaS Report, commissioned by IBM, assesses the business and technical impact of database-as-a-service according to 680 executive and technical enterprise users. Learn how NoSQL DBaaS can help you save time, boost productivity, and simplify database management for developers.
Posted: 30 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

IBM

A Field Guide to the World of Databases and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: From document and graph to relational and non-relational, this guide lays out your database and analytics options. Find out how data moves across databases and development languages so that you can work in your favorite environment without sacrificing productivity.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

The Data Management Challenge
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: According to Gartner Research, data volume is set to grow 800% over the next 5 years – and 80% of that data will be unstructured. In this brief infographic, uncover the challenges facing DBAs associated with this massive data growth, and learn about a unified cloud services for application and DB management that could help.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Mitigating data quality complexities in your analytical database
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Inconsistencies in your data can disrupt your strategic business moves, prevent you from planning for the future, and limit your ability to prescribe swift actions across your organization. Download this new e-guide and uncover 13 common data quality management problems and gain expert advice on how to mitigate them for optimal DB performance.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Tune Oracle Database Performance without Spending a Fortune
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative strategy for powerful monitoring, diagnostics, and workload analysis without the pitfalls of legacy tools or the expenses of Oracle Diagnostics and Tuning packs. Discover how to ensure and maintain peak Oracle performance and boost the value of your databases, all while slashing your workload.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Quest

IDC on Digital Transformation: Run Your DB on the Right Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the digital transformation journey that organizations are going through today. Discover a roadmap on one- or two-socket servers for digital transformation.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

IBM

Managing Your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces the basic principles of managing and optimizing the licensing of Oracle databases. Read on to uncover key components of a successful Oracle software asset management (SAM) strategy, and tips for using the intelligence provided by SAM technologies to reduce both the likelihood and cost of an Oracle audit.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Snow Software

Understanding the User Interface in Toad Edge
sponsored by Quest
WEBCAST: Watch this brief technical video to learn how to get started with Toad Edge, a flexible open source toolset for MySQL development, and familiarize yourself with its UI.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Premiered: May 3, 2017

Quest

Installing and Getting Started with Connections in Toad Edge
sponsored by Quest
WEBCAST: Watch this brief technical video to learn how to install and get started with Toad Edge, a flexible open source toolset for MySQL development compatible with both Windows and Mac OS.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Premiered: May 3, 2017

Quest

Simplify Database Development for MySQL Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Discover the potential benefits open-source database management systems (OSDBMS) platforms offer to developers and DBAs, from cost efficiency to greater flexibility, and learn about one particular open source database development toolset and how it helps to simplify MySQL development.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 2017

Quest

Reducing Costs in Your Oracle Database Environment
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: As data volumes rise, your Oracle database costs rise in unison...but they don't have to. This white paper answers several key questions about your Oracle database to help you optimize your ROI.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 6 reasons to change your database, including opinions from industry analysts and real-world companies.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

IBM

How to Manage Oracle E-Business Suite Apps and Databases
sponsored by Data Intensity
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore how to simplify and achieve a number of tasks that go into managing Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and databases, including patch updates, improving security, and managing cost-based optimizer stats.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

Data Intensity

What to Consider Before Buying Database Performance Monitoring Tools
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EBOOK: To help you select the right tool, or tools, to meet your organization's particular database needs, this buyer's handbook offers advice from Mullins on the key features and functions to look for across the different product categories.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

SearchDataManagement

Don't Rush into Cloud Databases without a Well-Grounded Plan
sponsored by Data Intensity
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, DBA Brian Peasland helps you weigh the benefits of moving to the cloud. Discover how to take a strategic approach to implementing an Oracle cloud database that anticipates a variety of challenges from legal regulations to data security.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

Data Intensity

Targeted Marketing Your Rivals Can't Copy: Lessons From Data Capital
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: 90% of today's data has been created in the last two years, most of it outside the enterprise. Access this webcast to leverage the big data expertise of Paul Sonderegger, Oracle Big Data Strategist, and get the most out of your data.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 22, 2017

Oracle Corporation

Sizing up Oracle Upgrades: Exadata with Oracle Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, 20-year industry veteran Brian Peasley explores the top 10 reasons for upgrading Oracle databases to 12c. Discover how DBAs can improve their management of Oracle systems and how Oracle Exadata Database Machine enables analytics, batch, reporting, and other tasks to run simultaneously across databases.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 10 Feb 2017

Oracle

10 Reasons to Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c
sponsored by Oracle
EGUIDE: Let Brian Peasland, a DBA with over 20 years of experience, explains why you should upgrade to Oracle Database 12c. Learn about how you can gain increased back-end support, updated hardware and OS, security patches and more inside.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Feb 2017

Oracle

3 Steps to Secure Cloud Database-as-a-Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EGUIDE: Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) may be easy to deploy and easy to manage, but it's not without its own security challenges. Evaluating a provider is an important first step, but where do you go from there? In this e-guide, we explore 3 key steps to ensuring secure cloud database services. Discover how to make your DBaaS migration safe and successful.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Changing Face of Database Administration and Cloud-Based DBaaS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we examine some of the different Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offerings. Learn about the effect DevOps is having on database administration, the possibilities for Hadoop analytics in the cloud, alternatives to AWS database services, and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores databases available on demand as a cloud service. Designed with security in mind, you'll uncover the variety of advantages from leveraging this nontraditional approach to database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Keys to a Successful SAP HANA Implementation
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: This two-part e-guide provides a high-level description of SAP HANA, including listing key features, major components, and available editions and trials. In part two, learn the steps to successfully install SAP HANA.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Pure Storage
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