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Making Open Source RDBMS Work for the Enterprise
IDC did some research and discovered that open source RDBMS is growing more and more popular in today’s enterprise database world. Since 2014, spending on open source database…
The DBA's guide to the cloud, open source and devops
Gone are the days of the Oracle or SQL Server shop. Just when you’ve mastered one approach to database management and monitoring, business decides to cut costs by adopting the…
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Quest® QoreStor™
Your business depends on its applications and data more than ever before, so your backup and recovery plan must be rock solid with a strong focus on maintaining business…
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Maximizing the value of the cloud with Quest
This tech brief highlights a suite of Quest solutions designed to facilitate your journey to the cloud. As an IT manager or system administrator, you will see how cloud-ready,…
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Downtime costs how much?
As an IT professional, you will experience a system failure, outage or complete site disaster at some point. It’s inevitable, and your organization probably already has some sort…
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Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments
As database infrastructures become more complex, you must adapt and learn to balance key business metrics, understand new technology challenges and find the right tools to monitor…
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Managing cross-platform database environments
How many different databases are in your environment? Not just individual instances, but how many different platforms (Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, DB2, SAP, MySQL, PostgreSQL,…
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A zombie's survival guide in a changing database world
Now that we have your attention... Is the DBA dead? Or are your dreams of that steady role as a DBA dying as you struggle to keep up with how quickly the landscape of database…
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Autonomous databases are here. So who needs Database Administrators anymore?
This paper examines autonomous databases from the perspectives of companies interested in adopting them and of the DBAs they will most affect. CIO and IT directors can use this…