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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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Database Administrators Reports
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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

The Changing Face of Database Administration and Cloud-Based DBaaS
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
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

SQL Server: Data Best Practices
sponsored by Tegile, a Western Digital brand
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Download this guide to learn how to avoid the common pitfalls of deploying and maintaining SQL Server and accommodate the most demanding workloads by integrating all-flash for accelerated database performance. Additionally, learn how to leverage the SAN array and database engine for effective data replication, transaction log backup, and DR.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Tegile, a Western Digital brand

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

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: If you're looking to improve your management of Oracle database licenses, find out what lessons software asset management (SAM) practices have to offer when it comes to reducing costs and preparing for audits.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

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

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

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

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

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

Embracing New BI Tools: Drive Instant Value Across Your Business
sponsored by SAP
VIDEO: Understanding your business analytics and being able to respond to trends in your datasets as they are unfolding will keep you ahead of your competition. Access this short video now to learn how you can reimagine your business models to incorporate simplicity and power, and drive more business value across your departments.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2015

SAP

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
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