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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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Building the business case for data warehousing appliances
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide outlines the specs and details of data warehousing appliance technology that can make hardware and software bundles a perfect fit for your organization. Also learn how to decide if investing in an appliance is the right move for your organization by demonstrating if it is a more suitable choice than traditional DW software.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SearchDataManagement

SAP data archiving: The keys to a successful project revealed
sponsored by Dolphin
EBOOK: In this expert E-Book, find practical advice for developing an SAP data archiving strategy, and learn how this approach can help you better manage data volumes while meeting compliance and e-discovery requirements.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dolphin

Giving Your Oracle Hardware Performance a Shot in the Arm
sponsored by EMC Corporation
EBOOK: In this expert handbook, discover three ways to boost Oracle database and application performance that normal Oracle development thinking might cause you to overlook: selecting metrics for server hardware, improving project management, and harnessing in-memory processing.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

EMC Corporation

Upgrading to SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Consult this expert e-guide to help determine if you should upgrade to an existing SQL Server instance to 2012 or implement a new instance. It outlines step-by-step instructions for what you need to know in order to prepare for SQL server 2012.
Posted: 05 Mar 2013 | Published: 05 Mar 2013

Dell, Inc.

Tips for a Smooth SQL Server Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: View this expert e-guide to alleviate your fear of a SQL server migration. It outlines three easy ways to migrate to the latest release of SQL server and demonstrates the pros and cons of using SQL stored procedures. Consult this resource to determine if you should migrate from one method to another.
Posted: 05 Mar 2013 | Published: 05 Mar 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Understanding Oracle business intelligence and analytics
sponsored by ParAccel
EGUIDE: In this SearchOracle.com expert e-guide, read a Q&A that dives into the topics covered at the annual summit held this January by the business intelligence (BI) special interest group within the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), including  advanced Oracle analytics, connectors to Hadoop, the R statistical programming language, and big data.
Posted: 17 Jan 2013 | Published: 10 Jan 2013

ParAccel

What's New in Toad for Oracle v11.6
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: Watch this video to find out why Toad for Oracle is the best solution for database professionals. Find out more about how it combines the functionality available with specialized editions built for a job function. It also offers accured code development and a simpler approach to administration.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2013

Dell Software

Oracle Database: The Database of Choice for Deploying SAP Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: With the myriad of available database options, choosing the one that best supports your business-critical applications can be challenging – but it doesn't have to be. This exclusive resource examines three top database offerings -- Oracle, DB2, and SQL Server -- to determine which is best suited for SAP users.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Presentation Transcript: Unraveling the Data Warehouse Performance Traffic Jam
sponsored by Teradata
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Today's data warehouse architectures can be highly-complex, expensive to maintain and overburdened by the increasing demand for advanced analytical workloads. Review this presentation transcript to learn the importance of deploying database technology that can handle mixed, shifting, and high-concurrency workloads, and more.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Teradata

Big Data for Little Dollars
sponsored by Actian Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Most IT pros know that legacy architecture falls short when it comes to big data, but few know how to optimize it without incurring huge costs. Review this transcript to learn about an innovative database that can give you back control of your data without raising costs.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 27 Sep 2012

Actian Corporation

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Oracle Solaris 11 Administrator's Cheat Sheet
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
DATA SHEET: Access this cheat sheet to find step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring Oracle Solaris 11.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation

Successful Strategies For Business Process Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Business processes and their effectiveness are what differentiate your company from your competitors. If you can successfully manage your processes you are able to increase efficiency, improve customer service, and deliver new products faster. Watch this webcast to learn how to put your best foot forward when it comes to BPM.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2012

Oracle Corporation

Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this cost comparison study of Oracle Database 11g R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and uncover which technology came out on top. Find out which solution offered a 49% higher time savings, 46% more in complexity savings, and whose time savings amounted to saving $58,800 per year per database administrator.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Comparison: IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance vs. Oracle Exadata
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers up a comprehensive comparison of the Oracle Exadata and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance, helping you decide which is the better fit for your business. Read this now and learn how they stack up in terms of online transaction processing (OLTP), query performance, simplicity of operation, value and more.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

IBM

Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy Microsoft SQL Server on EMC VNX Unified Storage
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Top five reasons why customers deploy Microsoft SQL Server on EMC VNX Unified Storage.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

EMC Corporation

Can the DBA Manage the Exadata Machine?
sponsored by Oracle
EGUIDE: Read this expert article to learn what skills are needed to manage Exadata and how many employees it really takes to oversee the database package.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Oracle

The Top Three Upgrade Challenges Every EBS Manager Must Address
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a four-step approach to overcoming the key challenges of an Oracle E-Business Suite R12 upgrade. According to 152 surveyed IT managers, the top issues they'd like to see addressed are: cost and effort estimation, cost justification and impact analysis.
Posted: 02 Mar 2012 | Published: 02 Mar 2012

Panaya, Inc.

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

How to successfully modernize your BI system
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Business intelligence (BI) has become more essential than ever before as organizations strive to stay one step ahead of competitors. Inside this expert resource, learn how IT leaders use emerging strategies for extracting meaningful information from growing stores of data with state-of-the-art BI systems.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

IBM

The basics of batch in Oracle environments
sponsored by Advent Global Solutions Inc.
EGUIDE: There are many different ways to manage batch jobs in Oracle depending on the technology. This  tip guide from our editoiral team will teach readers the best practices for approaching batch-job processing.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Advent Global Solutions Inc.

IBM DB2 Webcast Series for Oracle Professionals
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Due to PL/SQL and a range of other compatibilty features, Oracle applications are much more easily enabled for DB2.  Use this short webcast to get level-set on terms.  Part of a series, this short webcast replay is an overview of DB2 terms and terminology for those most familiar with the Oracle environment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 30, 2011

IBM

Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle/DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - 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: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2 - The IBM Migration Toolkit is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to migrate your data from a wide variety of source databases to either DB2 or Informix, regardless of platform. This website has many resources to get you started including a demo, articles and toolkit downloads.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 9.7: Run Oracle applications on DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Leverage the IBM DB2 product’s out-of-the-box support for SQL and PL/SQL to enable many Oracle applications to execute against DB2 software virtually unchanged. Get an overview of its PL/SQL compatibility features. Whether you want to switch to DB2 or extend your DBMS vendor support, now is your time.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

IBM
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