Reflections of a DBA
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michael Abbey | Released: May 20, 2018, 11:08 pm
It’s mid-1986, and this kid is out of college with his computer programming diploma and other credentials. I have just spent six months enjoying yet more COBOL/JCL programming on Amdahl mainframes with CICS and TSO … yes, dinosaur acronyms from the 1980s.
Collaborate 2018 – IOUG Forum Takeaways
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Michelle Malcher | Released: May 4, 2018, 9:41 am
Once again, we find ourselves on the other side of COLLABORATE 2018 – IOUG Forum. Back to work we go, bringing new information and our learnings from the previous week back to our respective day-to-day roles.
Do You Have What It Takes to be a DBA of the Future?
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Matt Malcheski | Released: March 26, 2018, 8:13 am
You can recover a database - great. You can tune SQL - sweet! You even know how to write some PL/SQL when push comes to shove - watch out Developers!!! The aforementioned are great skills to have - if it was the year 2010.
Q&A: Surviving Extreme Automation and the Cloud
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Jonathan Gennick | Released: February 26, 2018, 2:48 pm
Are you a DBA? Larry Ellison wants to eliminate your job. I heard him say so at OpenWorld. Artificial Intelligence. Machine Learning. Autonomous Databases. Typewriter and Computer used to be job titles, but today those words refer to objects.
The Changing Role of the Modern DBA in a Big Data World
Blog: SELECT | Posted By: Socious Support | Released: February 5, 2018, 8:36 am
It’s no secret that data management has changed dramatically in the nearly 10 years since the onslaught of “big data.” A decade ago, the relational database management system (RDBMS) ruled the enterprise.