In August of 2018 we did a program entitled Developer Evolution: What’s Rocking Roles in IT. That program focused primarily on the forces that are reshaping the role of the software developer. In this program we shift the focus to the DBA -- the Database Administrator -- and the evolve-or-perish choices that face those in that role.
Bringing their insight to the discussion is an international panel of experts who represent years of DBA experience, and some of the forces that are transforming that role.
In alphabetical order
"Now that Autonomous Database is here, I see several database administrators being scared that somehow all their routine tasks will be replaced and they will have very little to do. As if doing the routine stuff is the biggest joy in their lives."
"When you talk to anybody outside the administrative roles -- DBA or Unix Admin -- they will tell you that those people are essentially the folks that always say no. That's not very productive."
Oracle Groundbreaker Team Community Manager Bob Rhubart is the host/engineer/producer of the Oracle Groundbreaker Podcast, producer of the 2 Minute Tech Tip video series, hosts Groundbreaker Live interviews with technology experts recorded at Oracle Code, Oracle OpenWorld, and other events, writes a regular column for Oracle Magazine, and manages the ACES in Action blog.