Detecting Bad DBA Jobs

Occasionally you check out database job listings and wonder, “Could I have a better DBA job?” If you’ve been working as a database administrator for a few years, it’s time to learn how to tell a dream job from a potential nightmare. Learn how to read hidden messages in job listings and find the right …

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Hadoop for the MySQL DBA

Everyone knows that big data is here to stay, and one of the best NoSQL solutions out there is Hadoop. MySQL DBAs will need to know when to adjust and leverage Hadoop within their environment and even start using and administering Hadoop clusters.

SQL Server Fundamentals for the Accidental DBA

SQL Server expert Eric Johnson teaches “Accidental DBAs” the basic building blocks of SQL Server maintenance in a no-nonsense, approachable way. Topics include installation, database overview, backing up and restoring databases and more.