RE: DBA Job Functions

From: Sheehan, Jeremy <>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:46:43 +0000
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I didn't. It feels like it has been years since I've been there. I will check it out.

Thanks Mark!


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From: [] On Behalf Of Powell, Mark Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2:42 PM To: oracle-l-freelist <> Subject: Re: DBA Job Functions

CAUTION - EXTERNAL EMAIL Jeremy, have you considered the list of job responsibilities Oracle lists in the DBA Administration Guide?

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From:<> <<>> on behalf of Sheehan, Jeremy <<>> Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 2:18:05 PM To: oracle-l-freelist
Subject: DBA Job Functions

Hello Guru's,

My boss is asking me to compile a list of typical job functions for a DBA. I came up with a brief list, but would like to hear any other recommendations that you might have. What he said was, "We don't want to go into great detail, but not be too vague either. Somewhere between the 10,000ft and 1,000ft view.

Agile Work


Change Deployment

Database Design

Database Install


DR Activities (testing/maintenance)


Performance Tuning/Monitoring

Scripting DB/Host

Solution Design


Thanks in advance,


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