DevOps is Ruining the DBA?

Database Administrators, (DBAs) through their own self-promotion, will tell you they’re the smartest people in the room and being such, will avoid buzzwords that create cataclysmic shifts in technology as DevOps has.  One of our main role is to maintain consistent availability, which is always threatened by change and DevOps opposes this with a focus […]

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July 3, 2017

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The Ten Rules of Database Administration

I’m a Leaf on the Wind, Watch How I Soar. This is one of my favorite lines from the movie Serenity. Without Alan Tudyk’s character dying and all at the end of this, (sorry if I ruined the movie for anyone…) this is how a DBA should be in the database environment-  skilled, reliable and maybe […]

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February 19, 2016

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Ten Things in Enterprise Manager to Improve a DBA’s Sleep at Night

Happy Birthday to me!  So for my birthday, I give a present to you…  As I want all DBAs to sleep better at night, here are the top ten features you can use in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control to offer a good night’s rest instead of during the day at your desk… 🙂 1.  Disable […]

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