This research provides insight into this shifting role and best practices for IT managers on how to respond to them. Database Administrators play an important role within IT-- effective Database Administrator teams are essential to ensure that the databases the organization runs and the applications that rely on them remain stable, available, secure, and reliable.
Use this research to:
- Develop an understanding of the changes taking place in defining the Database Administrator’s role in IT.
- Determine where the current Database Administrator team falls on the DBA maturity model to identify areas for improvement.
- Assist in building and right sizing the Database Administrator team based on the organization’s needs and best practices.
- Identify options for streamlining the Database Administrators’ workloads to increase their efficiency, reduce cost, and develop a proactive environment.
Having a strong insight into the changes facing Database Administrators will allow managers to effectively manage and support the Database Administrators in the organization based on deeper understanding of the role and knowledge of best practices.