Tag Archives: database administration

Automating the DBA Out of Existence?

Automation and autonomics are at the forefront of database and system administration and management these days. And that is a good thing because automation and autonomics can minimize the amount of time, error and human effort involved in assuring and … Continue reading

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Optimizing Database Performance, part 5: Database Reorganization

Portions of this tip were excerpted from my book Database administration: The complete guide to DBA practices and procedures (2nd edition). The first , second , third, and fourth parts of this series are also available. Today’s topic is reorganization. Relational technology and … Continue reading

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DBAs Must Understand Application Development

DBAs need some level of application development skills to be effective at their job. Continue reading

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