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By | March 28th, 2017

With the advent of managed services and cloud computing, the DBA is “liberated” from some traditional roles, with more time to spend on more important tasks.

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By | March 23rd, 2017

There are many ways to go about structuring your DBA staff. Is it better to hire DBAs with broad skills or more specialized skills? This blog post has some direction.

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By | March 22nd, 2017

This blog post outlines steps to take on Oracle upgrade 11.2 to 12.1 if you’re having performance problems. Oracle offers a patch and work around to BUG 20540751.

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By | March 21st, 2017

A new blog post from Datavail discusses how implementing managed services can modernize your DBA’s role beyond the all-purpose job description.

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By | March 16th, 2017

The DB2 DISPLAY command is a powerful tool that gathers details about your DB2 subsystems and databases. DBAs should know how to use DISPLAY to simplify their job.

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By | March 15th, 2017

The lack of problem identification and rushing through the process are amongst the serious errors you could make when you roll out BI solutions.

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By | March 14th, 2017

Consider managed services for the database administration function, to ensure continuous database availability for mission-critical business applications.

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By | March 09th, 2017

This blog post discusses why Big Data training should be part of the big picture for your company and lists Datavail’s current Oracle Analytics training courses.

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By | March 08th, 2017

One fine day you learn that one of the DBAs is not available. This could be a perfect recipe for disaster.

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By | March 07th, 2017

You don’t have to wait until your DBA quits or your database crashes to find a solution to staffing your MongoDB operation. A new Datavail blog post explains how.

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