Re: DBA Job Functions

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2018 22:32:07 -0500
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Well, DBA evolved into a general computing SME. DBA has to know basics of an operating system, networking, security, storage and backup strategies. He or she is also frequently tasked with planning DR tests and/or DR strategies, which means that the DBA has to know a lot about backup, too. Tuning applications and SQL statements is self implied, too. Basically, a good DBA must be a stable genius (this is a US specific joke, I apologize bigly to those who will stare blankly at that phrase.

On 03/02/2018 07:29 AM, Tefft, Michael J wrote:
> At my last company, whenever there was a problem, the first place
> checked was the database.
> Because the DBAs were the ones who could provide answers.
> The other tiers were generally in the dark.

Mladen Gogala
Database Consultant
Tel: (347) 321-1217

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