The role of database administrator is critical within any organization. As you evolve from a junior administrator to a senior administrator, you not only take on more responsibilities, you accept the duty of guiding the role’s future and the safekeeping of your organization’s data.
Keywords: DBA 201 | Department | mentoring | Michelle Malcher | training
The COLLABORATE 17 conference for Oracle professionals has come and gone for 2017. It was an event which illustrated the disruptive changes we are currently experiencing in technology. The age of Big Data has moved the needle for data professionals.
Keywords: Big Data | COLLABORATE 17 | Department | Ian Abramson | rdbms
By Bill Sawyer
So you've made the decision to be an Oracle DBA. Where do you go now? You must consider two things in your earliest days: How are you going to learn, and what things do you want to ensure you do or avoid doing?
Keywords: best practices | DBA 201 | Department | resource
The Internet of Things is changing the way we generate data and how we use it to gain insights, but the challenge is still in how we manage this diverse data and store it in a meaningful way.
Keywords: Big Data | Data Evolution | Data Workflow | Department | Internet of Things | IoT
People are hungry for knowledge at both ends of this big data knowledge continuum, but are we serving anyone in a way that provides them value, or are we simply hoping that things will just work out?
Keywords: apache | Big Data | Data Evolution | Department | hadoop | Ian Abramson
The cloud seems like a magical place, but migration to get there might have a difficult path. It depends on customization, how many configurations are being changed, and even maintenance windows. It's time to consider how the cloud can play a role in the database environment.
Keywords: cloud | COLLABORATE 17 | DBaaS | Department | Michelle Malcher
Since it’s a brand-new year with a Presidential election (hopefully) behind us, it’s the perfect time to look forward to what we as Oracle DBAs should concentrate on so that we can fine-tune our career aspirations in 2017.
Keywords: #BigData | #BusinessIntelligence | #Cloud | #DataWarehouse | #InternetofThings | #security | Department
Testing to take the pain out of database upgrades.
Keywords: DBA 201 | Department | Gary Gordhamer
In the years that I have worked with databases and DBAs, there is a common phrase that I have frequently heard in the community, “Well, I am just a DBA”. Sometimes that statement is preceded or followed by “What do I know?”.
Keywords: Department | IOUGenius
By Eric Mader
In high school, I worked a couple of summers as an apprentice in the computer department for a county public works division. Like many organizations, all servers and workstations ran some version of Windows.
Keywords: #Middleware | Department
One person and one method will not suffice to meet the security threats we are faced with today.
Keywords: Data Evolution | Department | Ian Abramson