BrandPost: How Database Administrators Can Keep (or Improve) Their Jobs in the Cloud Era

Kristin Burnham - CIO

Database administrators (DBAs) have been the gatekeepers to a business’s most valuable asset: its data. They design, implement, and maintain the business’s database systems; establish policies and procedures for managing, securing, and maintaining them; and train employees in their management and use. Ask Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, who in May announced a new cloud-based autonomous database. If all of that moved to the autonomous database, that number would change to zero.”

BrandPost: How Database Administrators Can Keep (or Improve) Their Jobs in the Cloud Era

Kristin Burnham - CIO

Database administrators (DBAs) have been the gatekeepers to a business’s most valuable asset: its data. They design, implement, and maintain the business’s database systems; establish policies and procedures for managing, securing, and maintaining them; and train employees in their management and use. Ask Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, who in May announced a new cloud-based autonomous database. If all of that moved to the autonomous database, that number would change to zero.”

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How We Achieved MongoDB Replication on Docker

Dzone - DevOps

Picture your database server. devops docker mongo db mongo database administration dbPrologue. Now imagine it somehow breaks. Despair comes up and disturbs the reaction. Maybe you lost data. Maybe you had too much downtime. Maybe you lost work hours.

7 Signs Your Company Needs Database Consulting Services

Datavail

As a result, many companies are using database consulting services to help them meet this challenge. The question many business leaders are struggling with is, “Should we outsource our database administration?” What is Database Consulting?

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Database Administration: Oracle’s Exceptional Journey

Datavail

To Larry Ellison , one of the founders of the ‘Oracle’ company, the label was an apt one for the relational database product it had developed in 1977. From that original Oracle database administration product to today’s powerful Oracle 19c, the software giant has continued to lead the way in harnessing and managing data so it can solve almost any sized problem for virtually any entity. Retirement Coming Soon: Oracle Database 11.2

Tech Careers of the Future

I'm Programmer

Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Database Administrator machine learning engineer Network administratorThe post Tech Careers of the Future appeared first on I'm Programmer.

Top 5 New Features of Oracle 18c Database

Datavail

With the release of Oracle 18c in January of 2019, database administrators can draw on a range of new features and functional improvements throughout the product. Starting with Oracle 18c, the database can authenticate and authorize users from Microsoft’s Active Directory, without the need for any intermediate directories. This new feature is named Centrally Managed Users (CMU) and allows you to manage authorization for Active Directory users to access the Oracle database.

New DBAs Are Shifting to Cloud – Who Will Manage Your On-prem Oracle Apps?

Datavail

Yet as database administrators retrain and prepare for this new world of cloud, there will be fewer DBAs left to manage their on-premise software. Daily activities such as provisioning database access are also becoming easier.

What Happens When Your Oracle EBS DBA Retires?

Datavail

As a legacy technology with a 30-year history, Oracle E-Business Suite is especially vulnerable, with many database administrators already retired or on their way out. 31 percent of organizations say that they face a skills shortage in database administration.

Optimizing Oracle Databases at a Global Airline

Datavail

Oracle Database is one of Oracle’s flagship products, helping organizations of all sizes and industries efficiently store and organize vast quantities of information. It’s no surprise that according to one survey, 51 percent of Fortune 100 companies use Oracle as their primary database.

Removing Advanced Compression from Large Tables with DBMS_REDEFINITION

Datavail

Created separate undo tablespace for process, to prevent impacting other database transaction undo usage. Blog advanced compression compression tables database administration DBA Oracle database Oracle DBProblem: One of Datavail’s customers had found there were some tables using advanced compression features on tables, but did not have a license.

The TCO of DBaaS with Nutanix Era (or Why to Evolve from Traditional Database Operations)

Nutanix

Nutanix Era brings a new approach to database administration that is similarly changing the nature of the DBA role

Appian Extends Low-Code Approach to Aggregating Data

DevOps.com

At an online Appian World conference, Appian today unveiled an update to its low-code platform that adds a set of visual tools that enables developers to aggregate data within an application with the help of a database administrator (DBA) or data engineering team.

The TCO of DBaaS with Nutanix Era (or Why to Evolve from Traditional Database Operations)

Nutanix

Nutanix Era brings a new approach to database administration that is similarly changing the nature of the DBA role

The TCO of DBaaS with Nutanix Era (or Why to Evolve from Traditional Database Operations)

Nutanix

Nutanix Era brings a new approach to database administration that is similarly changing the nature of the DBA role

Sencha Announces Release of Ext JS 7.4 at Annual SenchaCon Virtual Conference

The Crazy Programmer

delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less — from database administrators, to database and application developers, to test management and dev ops teams. Austin, Texas – Apr. 22, 2021 Sencha, a portfolio company of IDERA, Inc.,

SOC Audit Results

Apps Associates

Apps Associates, LLC is proud to announce the successful completion of its annual Type 2, SOC 1 and Type 2 , SOC 2 examinations, for its Remote Database Administration and Hosted Managed Services. The resulting reports, issued by Schellman & Company, LLC, cover the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. The SOC … Continue reading "SOC Audit Results". The post SOC Audit Results appeared first on Apps Associates. Corporate soc audit reports

Difference between Computer Science and Information Technology

The Crazy Programmer

Information technology is a classification of work focusing on the management and processing of information using technology through databases, computer technology or In other words, we can say that Information Technology professionals are basically the users and maintainers of technology.

Do I Still Need a DBA When I Move to MongoDB Atlas?

Datavail

Many people read about Databases as a service (DBaaS) and think “My prayers are answered!” ” or “I will have no need for additional database help” But is this true? Database as a service is a service you purchase that includes the infrastructure, as well as the database that sits on top of it. DBaaS makes it very easy to spin up instances, manage, administer, and decommision a database with a few clicks.

Five Benefits of DevOps for Database and How to Achieve Them

Dzone - DevOps

But these benefits can be delayed when database changes are also required because most DevOps teams don’t encompass databases. The strongest DevOps teams include database administrators (DBAs), with database DevOps functioning as a natural component of DevOps processes. Once implemented, database DevOps contributes to a leaner, more reliable, and faster development process. By adopting database DevOps, companies typically see five major benefits.

How to Solve the Oracle Error ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

Datavail

The “ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified” Oracle error is a commonly seen message for database administrators. When this occurs, there’s an issue with creating a connection with one of your Oracle services or database instances.

4 Ways to Optimize Database Operations

Datavail

Much of this information is structured data that must be contained in highly complex databases, perhaps reaching hundreds of tables and dozens of attributes for each one. As the supply of and demand for data both continue to increase, companies need database administrators (DBAs) who are skilled at optimizing databases. Poorly designed database schemas can create problems such as performance issues and struggles with efficient query processing.

Implementing a Data Management Strategy: Key Processes, Main Platforms, and Best Practices

Altexsoft

Database administration: maintaining data availability. Specialist responsible for the area: database administrator. Database administration encompasses everything required to manage databases and ensure data availability.

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used

High Scalability

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database system that has soared in popularity over the past 30 years from its active, loyal, and growing community. For the 2nd year in a row, PostgreSQL has kept the title of #1 fastest growing database in the world according to the DBMS of the Year report by the experts at DB-Engines.

Boost Your Career by Getting Oracle Associate Certified – 1Z0-052 Exam Review from PrepAway

The Crazy Programmer

In order to achieve a very reputable Oracle Certified Associate, or OCA credential, an aspiring database administrator has to pass the Oracle 1Z0-052 certification exam. The OCA certification acts as a document that shows that you have the fundamental skills and knowledge for dealing with the Oracle Database 11g. To get this credential, you have to pass the Oracle 1Z0-052 test, and only then you will be able to prove your skills over the Oracle Database 11g.

DB2 Mainframe Catastrophe Diverted with Open System Migration

Datavail

This year offers corporate leaders all kinds of ‘teachable moments,’ but perhaps the lesson with the highest value is: ‘ always alert to evolving data and database management considerations.’ Database Failure = System and Business Failure.

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SQL Database Performance Tuning for Developers

Toptal

Database tuning can be an incredibly difficult task, particularly when working with large-scale data where even the most minor change can have a dramatic (positive or negative) impact on performance. In mid-sized and large companies, most database tuning will be handled by a Database Administrator (DBA).

The Importance of Database Modernization for Cloud Adoption

Datavail

Older databases shifted into the cloud may not serve the needs of modern applications. As your users have more complex use cases, with a growing amount of data and data sources, real-time feature requests, and rapid scaling requirements, your database technology needs to change too.

Hottest tech skills to hire for in 2020

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Database administrators. The benefits of honing technical skills go far beyond the Information Technology industry.

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Reasons to Upgrade to MongoDB 3.6

Datavail

Database upgrades are a concerning thought for many database administrators. Security is almost always going to act as the primary motivator for upgrading your databases. Once hackers find a way to get into older versions of databases, they often look for as many vulnerable ones as possible. If you stick with an older MongoDB database, then you could end up on their list. In addition to MongoDB, we also have relational database experts.

Understanding User Story

SCRUMstudy

User Story Format: As a <role/persona>, I should be able to <requirement> so that <benefit> User Story Example: As a Database Administrator, I should be able to revert a selected number of database updates so that the desired version of the database is restored. Well, a User Story is basically what the user is required to perform as a part of his job responsibilities.

3 Benefits of K-12 Online Form Builders for School Districts

PowerSchool

A district administrator who’s already logged into PowerSchool can simply click a button to start building a new form or to access form templates for multiple uses. We have created internal forms for our student support programs to help track data better, “ says Eric Miletich , Database Administrator at Montana’s Kalispell Public Schools. Database Administrator, Kalispell Public Schools, MT.

10 Best Practices to Secure PostgreSQL AWS RDS/Aurora

Datavail

Make sure these subnets are private until there is an explicit need of accessing RDS database from the public network based on use-case. Tools like PSQL client or pgAdmin should be installed on bastion hosts for Administrative needs for the database administrators.

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What Types of Support Can You Get for MongoDB

Datavail

Your in-house database specialists may not have experience with NoSQL solutions. These service providers are also useful in getting your IT team used to working with a NoSQL database, which can difficult if they’re only experienced with relational databases. Some of the support services offered include routine maintenance, such as patching the MongoDB databases and servers, and migrating MongoDB to new versions as they become available.

Automation in Oracle EBS – It Can Be Done!

Datavail

Datavail has built a plug-and-play automation library specifically for our Oracle EBS clients, with dozens of scripts for automating database administration work. Database installation and provisioning. Cloning and database refreshes.

PostgreSQL vs. Oracle: Let’s Compare

Datavail

Companies are faced with many options when deciding on a database management system. Types of Database Management Systems. Database management systems can be categorized as open-sourced or closed-source systems. Databases accommodate any volume of data.

5 key areas for tech leaders to watch in 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Infrastructure and ops usage was the fastest growing sub-topic under the generic systems administration topic. Starting with data engineering, the backbone of all data work (the category includes titles covering data management, i.e., relational databases, Spark, Hadoop, SQL, NoSQL, etc.).

A PostgreSQL 13 Feature Deep-dive

Datavail

PostgreSQL is an open-source relational database solution known for delivering powerful functionality and continually improving. If you’re working with largest databases, you’ll find that PostgreSQL 13 offers a much better experience with indexing and lookups.

How DBAs Will Support the Digital Workplace

Datavail

That’s where the database administrator of the future comes in. In the past, a database administrator was responsible for managing assets. And, relational databases are no longer going to be the answer to managing it.