The Changing Role of the Modern DBA: Cloud, NoSQL, and Automation

    By: Mike Carrozzo on Mar 05, 2018

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    For years, DBAs’ primary responsibilities have been aimed at ensuring that data is safely, securely, accurately, and appropriately stored, managed, and maintained. However, with the rise of new data types and increasing data volumes, data environments are changing, and so, too, are the roles of DBAs.

    To be sure, structured data continues to be central to most organizations, but that data is also growing at a substantial rate, requiring DBAs to manage both more database instances and a wider range of relational database management systems. Cloud is also playing a key role in data environments, and that role will continue to expand. Cloud approaches in fact will have the biggest effect on DBAs over the next 3 years.

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    This article is part five of a six-part series developed as a collaborative effort between the editors of IOUG SELECT and Big Data Quarterly on 'The Changing Role of the Modern DBA'. 

    Catch up on the entire series:

    Part one: Cloud

    Part two: Security

    Part three: Big Data

    Part four: Autonomous Database

    Released: March 5, 2018, 3:16 pm
    Keywords: Feature | DBTA

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