During Quest Forum Digital Event: Database & Technology Week, Kurt Engeleiter, product manager of database manageability at Oracle, presented on database optimization and how to get the best out of Oracle Enterprise Manager. According to Engeleiter, there are five steps to follow in order to maximize performance of Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Posted April 06, 2021
While DBAs are highly skilled at the technical aspects of their jobs, there are important non-technical capabilities that they should also master. Here are 10 things that all DBAs need to do to excel in their roles and that have nothing to do with databases.
Posted February 10, 2021
Employers today look for a broader and more adaptive skill set in their DBAs. Here's a look at skills that any DBA should have and also those that a DBA should look to obtain and nurture, regardless of which new technology is entering the hype cycle.
Posted October 08, 2020
Security has not always been as big an issue as it is now. In the past, DBAs were more focused on performance, high availability, or scalability. Today, security is an issue at the forefront of every IT project. Security should come by design and by default, so developers need the right tools to help make that happen. Recently, François Pons, senior principal product manager at Oracle, provided a video overview of the Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool (DBSAT), which helps identify areas where a database configuration, operation, or implementation introduces risks and also recommends changes and controls to mitigate those risks.
Posted June 10, 2020
At Oracle OpenWorld 2019, Oracle introduced the Cloud Free Tier with Always Free services so anyone can try the world's first self-driving database and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for an unlimited time. It provides customers with the opportunity to build, learn, and explore the full functionality of Oracle Autonomous Database and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, including Compute VMs, Block and Object Storage, and Load Balancer.
Posted April 08, 2020
As part of Quest Experience Week 2019, Richard Evans, database security product management at Oracle, spoke about the top 10 security features you might not be using.
Posted January 30, 2020