Remember: Database Administrator Responsabilities

Posted by Paola Pullas | Posted in Administración, Base de Datos, Oracle, Recuerda | Posted on 05-09-2010

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A database administrator’s responsibilities can include the following tasks:

  • Installing and upgrading the Oracle Database server and application tools.

  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system.

  • Creating primary database storage structures (tablespaces) after application developers have designed an application.

  • Creating primary objects (tables, views, indexes) once application developers have designed an application.

  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers.

  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security.

  • Ensuring compliance with Oracle license agreements.

  • Controlling and monitoring user access to the database.

  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database.

  • Planning for backup and recovery of database information.

  • Maintaining archived data on tape.

  • Backing up and restoring the database.

  • Contacting Oracle for technical support.