Data Warehouse DBA

data warehouse DBA

A database administrator or simply a DBA is responsible for data, its availability, security and accessibility. The key responsibilities of a DBA include several things. These are not limited to Installation of software and maintenance. They also include data extraction and loading, handling, backup, monitoring, and database tuning.   However, owing to the ever-increasing amount … Read more

MongoDB Performance: A Review For You

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SQL is the language which forms the basis for most database management systems. Over the recent years, NoSQL has gained popularity because of its ability to handle and process multiple data types. Built using NoSQL, MongoDB is the most popular database management system. MongoDB is and open source software and has the ability to handle … Read more

Relational Database: Best Design Practices

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With the advent of big data and the increasing importance of data analytics, database management is more critical than ever. Every organization using a database management system appoints a DBA equipped to manage the resources and optimize the efficiency of the Database Management System.   Owing to the exponential increase in the volume and types … Read more

Functions of a Database Administrator

Database Administrator

With the constant rise of big data and its applications, management of databases has become a crucial process. Data has always played a major role and hence organizations invest extensively in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).   But, running these systems is not an easy task and to effectively run and manage a database management … Read more

MongoDB: The future of data?

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MongoDB, one of the most powerful NoSQL database systems is an open source database management system which is document oriented and uses non-structured query language. Rather than using rows and columns associated with traditional DBMS systems, MongoDB has been designed to work on collections and documents. With an offbeat approach to data management, MongoDB has … Read more

MySQL v/s MariaDB: Is There A Winner?

MySQL v/s MariaDB

Database revolution took a new turn in 2010 when Oracle Corporation acquired MySQL. According to Michael Widenius, one of the original developers of MySQL, Oracle had a conflict of interest with their original Oracle database. Hence, his response to this situation was forking the MySQL project and creating MariaDB. The first version of MySQL was … Read more

Database Administration: Proactive or Reactive?

Administrative challenges

Database Administration: Proactive or Reactive? Being proactive can prevent many application related issues. When it comes to database performance, enterprises these days are looking for tools that can find potential vulnerabilities and threats. We will discuss the possibility of taking precautions concerning database administration. However, first, we need to understand that a significant part of … Read more

5 Strategies for Performance Tuning in SQL Server

5 Strategies for Performance Tuning in SQL Server

Performance Tuning in SQL Server involves identification and execution of error correcting strategies to improve application performance. The scale of enterprise databases makes it a challenging task to locate the erroneous components and strategize a solution that best suits the organization’s needs. Over the years that we have worked with large organizations, we have identified … Read more

MySQL Optimization Experts

MySQL Performance Expert

A user waits for approximately 3 seconds for a web-page to load. If it doesn’t, the user chooses an alternative. Most applications make hundreds of requests to the servers many of which are DB requests. MySQL Optimization Experts can help you identify the bottlenecks and optimize the MySQL queries to improve the performance of the … Read more