The Role Of Database Administrator And The Technical Aspects Of Data

1370 Words Jun 22nd, 2016 6 Pages
American College of Commerce and Technology

The Role of Database Administrator

Submitted by:


Directed by:

Professor Jamal Nouh (Ph.D.)

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

In partial Fulfillment of the

CIS-510 Database Design and Analysis


Spring, 2016

Table of Contents

Abstract 3
Introduction 4
How to become a DBA? 5
DBA skills requried 6
DBA responsibilities 8
Conclusion 11
References 11


Organizations define separate roles for the business aspects and the technical aspects of data. The business aspects of data are aligned with data administration, whereas the more technical aspects are handled by database administration. Not every organization has a data administration function. Indeed, many organizations combine data administration into the database administration role. Sometimes organizations also split up the technical aspects of data management, with the DBA responsible for using the DBMS and a system administrator or systems programmer responsible for installing and upgrading the DBMS.
Every organization using a database management system (DBMS) to manage data requires a database administration group to ensure the effective use and deployment of the company’s databases. Since most modern organizations of any size use a DBMS, the need for a database administrator (DBA) is greater today than ever before.…

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