DBAs Rejoice: Your Database is About to be Autonomous!
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Eric Mader | Released: February 16, 2018, 1:28 pm
One of the common misconceptions about any cloud-based Relational Database Service is that it is essentially a "DBA-as-a-Service" - all of the database administration tasks are handled by the cloud provider, and there is no need for a DBA to provide her functional expertise.
Are You Sure You Can Recover?
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Tim Boles | Released: February 13, 2018, 4:08 am
There have been studies done by various researchers and companies on the causes of data loss. Generally, these lists include hardware failure, human error, software corruption, and computer viruses.
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The Changing Role of the Modern DBA in a Big Data World
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Socious Support | Released: February 5, 2018, 8:36 am
It’s no secret that data management has changed dramatically in the nearly 10 years since the onslaught of “big data.” A decade ago, the relational database management system (RDBMS) ruled the enterprise.
Sharding Database Infrastructure Horizontally - Sharding in Oracle 12.2 – Part 2
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Socious Support | Released: January 29, 2018, 2:43 pm
In first article in this series, we reviewed in depth the architecture of Oracle Sharding and the various technical components. This article purely focuses on prerequisites and the initial deployment steps.
The Changing Role of the Modern DBA – New Skills for Security
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michelle Malcher | Released: January 22, 2018, 12:08 am
Security is nothing new to the DBA. Granting privileges, creating roles and auditing logons have been part of the DBA task list since the beginning. However, the security role is changing and the protection of the data is more than just creating users and managing permissions.