Why corporates need Database Administrator?
Nearly every business in the world makes use of data (databases). DBA’s are responsible to make data (databases) secure 24/7, whether it is to store client data or sales information. For example, banks have customer’s data, manufacturing units have production data, warehouses have inventory data, and modern businesses run on data.
What is a Database Administrator (DBA)?
Database Administrator – DBAs, for short – set up databases according to a company’s needs and make sure they operate efficiently. They will also fine-tune, upgrade and test modifications to the databases as needed.
The primary role of database administration is to ensure maximum up time for the database so that it is always available when needed.
With information so readily available in this era of apps, tablets and social media, data has become the new treasure organizations must protect and cherish. More than anyone else, database administrators are relied on as the guardians of this treasure, implementing security measures to ensure sensitive data doesn’t fall into the hands of unruly pirates while also managing the databases that help store and organize it.
The DBA’s involves resolving complex issues, so attention to detail is an essential trait in this profession, as is a passion for problem-solving. Communication skills are also important since DBAs often work as part of a team with computer programmers and managers. Ongoing maintenance of a database requires being on call. These professionals are employed in a wide range of settings in the public and private sectors. SDSS has expert DBA team in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia who can support your database and secure your data.
A DBA is typically responsible for other activities which are critically important, tasks and roles. Some of these include:
Database Security: Ensuring that only authorized users have access to the database and fortifying it against any external, unauthorized access.
Database Tuning: Tweaking any of several parameters to optimize performance, such as server memory allocation, fragmentation and disk usage.
Backup and Recovery: It is a DBA’s role to ensure that the database has adequate backup and recovery procedures in place to recover from any accidental or deliberate loss of data.
Producing Reports from Queries: DBAs are frequently called upon to generate reports by writing queries, which are then run against the database.