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ALSO CALLED: Database Engineers, Database Analysts
DEFINITION: (DBA is also an abbreviation for doing business as - a term sometimes used in business and legal writing. dBA is an abbreviation for A-weighted decibels.)A database administrator (DBA) 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  … 
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Backing Up an MS SQL Server 2008 Database
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: This article will walk you through the process of backing up an MS SQL Server 2008 Database.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2012


SQL Injection in MySQL
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: This article is intended to discuss some of the ways that MySQL databases can be exposed via SQL Injection techniques.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2014


Create a maintenance backup plan in SQL Server 2008 R2 using the wizard
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: In this walk-through you can learn how to set up a maintenance plan with full backups, differentials and transaction logs. Set up your maintenance backup plan in SQL server 2008 R2 in 8 easy steps.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2014


Expert Assistance For Database Administration
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a series of DBA services designed to help you manage Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle databases across their entire lifecycles in a manner that extends the capabilities of your own DBA teams.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013


Peak Database Performance Made Easy
sponsored by Rackspace
RESOURCE: This resource outlines the benefits of outsourced database administration. Take a look to discover how outsourcing could improve your database performance.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 04 May 2015


Assess Your High Availability Readiness and Risks
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This handy assessment tool enables any organization to determine in 26 comprehensive questions whether or not their databases are operating at maximum availability. After you've identified your weak spots get tips and tricks for improving your system.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Oracle Corporation

The Intelligent Data Warehouse
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your organization can change the way you store and access data to yield better business intelligence insights. Uncover the power of the intelligent data warehouse and learn how effective master data management can revolutionize the way to see business intelligence.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Zero to Hero: 12 Tips for Accidental DBAs
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By staying informed, database administrators can keep on top of their job to ensure their organization's applications are running smoothly. Access this informative white paper to get 12 essential tips for DBAs.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

Hadoop cluster implementations take IT teams into uncharted waters
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore key challenges of Hadoop implementation, and gain valuable tips on how to make it a less daunting task. In 3 distinct sections learn the challenges of cluster implementation and get tips and best practices for how to successfully accomplish your goals.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015


Data Warehouse Appliances' Promises of Speed and Simpler Landscapes Have Customers Listening
sponsored by SAP
EGUIDE: Access this expert guide today to explore the evolving role of analytic appliances, and to investigate how these platforms may help your business to handle the challenges of big data.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015


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

Pulte Group Consolidates and Benefits from Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this brief case study video to learn about the technology that Pulte Group, a leading US home builder and seller, harnessed to consolidate their databases and manage them as a cloud service.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 05 Nov 2014

Oracle Corporation

Data Management in the Cloud: Expert Advice on the Latest Trends
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Cloud data management tools, as well as cloud-based database, data warehousing, and big data services, may offer less expensive and more flexible alternatives to on-prem data management. This virtual classroom provides IT and business professionals with valuable insight into what's doable with data in the cloud and how to proceed.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2014


Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014


Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014


Benefits of NewSQL: Combining Elements of NoSQL and SQL
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at, learn about the rise of NewSQL database systems – which combine SQL and NoSQL elements – and the key benefits that these database alternatives offer.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

NuoDB Inc

Case Study: Leading VoIP Customer Goes Global With NuoDB
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
CASE STUDY: Access this brief case study to learn how the right distributed database enabled communications company Fathom Voice to reduce latency, provide data consistency, and update in real-time across global offices.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

NuoDB Inc

Decision Maker's Cheat Sheet for Today's Hot Databases
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide compares the capabilities of three of today's top database management systems – MySQL, MongoDB and NuoDB.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NuoDB Inc

Upgrading to SQL Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Whether you're planning to upgrade an existing SQL Server instance to 2012 or implement a new instance, this expert e-guide describes everything you need to know to drive SQL Server success. Read on to learn about prerequisite software, included components, little-known features, and more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Creating SANLess Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances with SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition and Fusion-io
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Deploying a failover cluster instance (FCI) architecture for your SQL Server database requires expensive shared storage for data files and backups. This resource introduces an alternative to storage area networks (SANs) that provides the availability benefit of an FCI – without the high price tag.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

Is your database ready for the big data era?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how big data is impacting the modern database, and offers advice to help you take full advantage of the big data opportunity.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


IBM Informix in hybrid workload environments (Bloor Research)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from Bloor Research examines how IBM's database Informix can be used in a hybrid transactional/analytics environment or for data warehousing applications in today's big data world.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012


Big data, big potential: Find analytics success with the right database foundation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how the right database foundation can help your organization facilitate real-time analytics and capitalize on the full potential of big data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


The Backbone for Enterprise Cloud-Ready Database Platform
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a shared infrastructure designed for remote and small office environments, and discusses its usage as a Microsoft SQL Server database platform.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the advantages of consolidating Microsoft SQL Server database application workloads to a virtualization environment, and introduces a server platform that can help you drive success.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Dell and Microsoft
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DATABASE MANAGERS DEFINITION (continued): …  pertaining to the management, security, maintenance, and use of the database management system; and training employees in database management and use. A DBA is expected to stay abreast of emerging technologies and new design approaches. Typically, a DBA has either a degree in Computer Science and some on-the-job training with a particular database product or more extensive experience with a range of database products. A DBA is usually expected to have experience with one or more of the major database management products, such as Structured Query Language, SAP, and Oracle-based database management … 

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