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Archives: June 2012

Inspirational Database Administration Requirements


Just as a society’s civilization is mostly nurtured by its culture, I believe that DBA work quality is mostly determined by the requirements from management. I had been fortunate to work with a few excellent managers in the past and benefited a lot from their requirements. I’ll share some… Read more

1 comments, 919 reads

Posted in DBA Philosophy on 23 June 2012

“Green” Database Administration

For the past few years, I have seen tens of sql server boxes added in my work environment every year, meaning more complexity and overhead cost in database administration, I gradually come to a “green” design principle with two points.

1. designing administration framework with a “footprint” as small as… Read more

3 comments, 4,624 reads

Posted in DBA Philosophy on 4 June 2012

Investment for DBA Career

As IT professionals, we all will consider and take actions, at some point of time, to “invest” in our careers. So after I read the following interesting article a while ago, “8 Ideal Jobs for M.B.A Grads”, I think it is a good topic for a blog.

In the… Read more

0 comments, 1,049 reads

Posted in DBA Philosophy on 2 June 2012