Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dealing With DBMS Complexity

The Database Management Systems we use are becoming more complex – there can be no denying this basic fact of life. Whether you are using DB2 or SQL Server or Oracle or another popular DBMS, each and every new version … Continue reading

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The Impact of M+A on Data Management

In both good economic times and bad, mergers and acquisitions are a fact of life. And as any IT manager who has worked through a merger will tell you, there are many thorny issues involving data and its management that … Continue reading

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DBA Best Practices?

What are the things that you do, or want to do, on a daily basis to manage your database infrastructure? This blog entry is going to be a little different than my regular entries. I’m going to use it as … Continue reading

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A Fish and a Fruit?

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Taking a Look at DBA Salaries

I’ve found that talking about salary issues is one of the more popular blog topics, at least for DBAs and data professionals. I guess we’re all curious about what we’re being paid and whether or not it is fair… or … Continue reading

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