Monthly Archives: December 2010

Of DBAs, Firemen, Web Time, and Service Level Management

I’m of the opinion that database administration needs to be practiced in a more rigorous manner. Too often the DBA is viewed as a fireman. This is not meant to disparage firemen, of course, but the fireman is called after … Continue reading

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Data Modeling Concepts Every DBA Should Know

Organizations often force the DBA to take on the job of data modeling. Unfortunately, that does not mean that the DBAs are always well-trained in data modeling, nor does it mean that DBAs are best suited to take on the … Continue reading

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