Database Administrator

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The database administrator is responsible for structuring, storing and making data accessible using database software. A few of the tasks of a database administrator are:

  • Database design
  • Implementation of database software
  • Data migration
  • Database security
  • Database backup and possible recovery

A database administrator often brings a wide range of skills:

  • Communicative
  • Theoretical knowledge of databases
  • Designing databases
  • Knowledge of the database management systems themselves, such as for example Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, IBM DB2, etc.
  • Knowledge of distributed computing, such as the client-server model

Database administrators have generally completed an IT or business administration study. This is supplemented with specialist certificates while gaining work experience.

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