Here’s some of the highlights from the eBook.
Trend: Yesterday’s DBA is today’s DevOps engineer
- DevOps worries about stability and performance issues, so nothing breaks.
- Developers want to add the next greatest thing to production as fast as possible.
- Top 2 DBA challenges to adding database changes to the DevOps process: 43% Regression testing 37% Sync app and database changes.
Trend: The rise of multi-platform environments
- Oracle and SQL Server are still at the top for online transaction processing (OLTP), ERP, CRM, data warehousing and online ratings.
- MySQL, MongoDB, and Cassandra are leading storage for web-based applications.
- Cosmos DB from Microsoft is an option for distributed, multi-model databases covering multiple regions.
- Top uses of multiple database platforms? 72% Support multiple apps 42% Support multi workloads
Trend: The cloud and Database-as-a-Service (DAAS): Your ticket to influence
- Two areas that DBAs can exert a lot of influence is making cloud decisions and initiating cloud projects.
My fellow DBA colleagues here’s my takeaways for you ESPECIALLY for Database as a service:
- Don’t fight the trend or your career will stall.
- The trend can be your friend for new and exciting career opportunities.
I give the article A ZOMBIE’S SURVIVAL GUIDE IN A CHANGING DATABASE WORLD a thumb’s up!
I hope the database administrator is NOT dead but alive and preparing for the future. Right?
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