Category Archives: DBA

The DBA Corner Column

Today’s post is to remind my readers that I write a monthly column for Database Trends & Applications magazine on database and DBA issues and trends by the name of DBA Corner. And I have been writing this column for … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020!

Hello everybody… and welcome to a new year. Just a quick post today to wish everybody out there a very Happy New Year!   Whether you rang in the year with drinks, dinner, a party, or watching the year roll … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2020 everybody! Just a quick post to wish you all a very happy and prosperous new year. I hope that your holiday season was enjoyable and relaxing and that you are ready to get back to work soon … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Just a quick post to wish all of my readers and followers a very happy holiday season. To you and yours, wherever you are and however you celebrate, may you have the best of times enjoying the holidays! And I’ll … Continue reading

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Navicat 15 Adds New Capabilities

Navicat Premium is a database development tool that allows you to simultaneously connect to MySQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases from a single application. It is compatible with cloud databases like Alibaba Cloud AsparaDB, Amazon … Continue reading

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Does Your DBMS Support Temporal Data?

Data changes over time, and many applications and users need to access data at different points in time. A traditional DBMS stores data that is implied to be valid now — at the current point-in-time. It doesn’t track the past … Continue reading

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New Features in Navicat Data Modeler 3.0

Before implementing a database of any kind, a sound model of the data needs to be developed. This process, known as data modeling, requires an analysis of the things of interest to your organization and how those things are related … Continue reading

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Happy SysAdmin Day… for DBAs, too!

Today, July 26, 2019 is SysAdmin Day, otherwise known as System Administrator Appreciation Day. Actually, it is the 20th annual SysAdmin Day! What is SysAdmin Day, you may ask? Well, it is a day to celebrate, appreciate, and thank your … Continue reading

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A New and Improved Navicat Monitor

DBAs are always looking for ways to better manage the performance of their database systems and the applications that access those databases. Indeed, monitoring and tuning are perhaps the most frequent tasks that DBAs perform. So, it makes sense that … Continue reading

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Craig Mullins Presenting at IDUG Db2 Tech Conference in Charlotte, NC

Craig Mullins will deliver two presentations at the 2019 North American IDUG Db2 Tech Conference Continue reading

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