An explosion of data, combined with a shrinking pool of experienced database administration (DBA) talent has organizations of all sizes examining ways in which to manage their critical data assets. Michael Corey, President of Ntirety, a division of HOSTING, will be sharing his insights regarding trends in database virtualization and the role of remote DBAs at COLLABORATE15. From April 12 – 16, 2015, members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest) will converge at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas to learn about the latest tools and solutions to help them improve efficiency, enhance problem solving and spark innovation.
An industry thought leader on database administration and virtualization, Michael is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, Oracle Ace and VMware vExpert. He is also co-author of numerous books including Virtualizing SQL Server with VMwarew® – Doing IT Right. Michael will be giving two presentations on Thursday, April 16th, covering database virtualization and the role of remote DBAs.
Virtualizing Databases: Doing IT Right (Session #261)
Michael will cover how to properly virtualize any business critical application with specifics on databases. He will discuss the importance of virtualizing databases and cover key elements such as using the right hypervisor, architecting for performance, proper installation and memory considerations. Michael’s presentation is relevant in any virtualized environment. Attendees will leave this presentation with key information regarding the following topics.
- Best Practices for Virtualizing an Oracle Database
- Tips on How to Avoid the Most Common Pitfalls When Virtualizing an Oracle Database
- The Business Case for Virtualizing a Production Database
Trends in Database Administration and How They are Transforming the Role of DBAs (Session #261)
Organizations of all sizes are racing to keep up with the demands of expanding databases, complex technologies and evolving DBA skills. Experienced, highly skilled DBAs are a precious commodity that is difficult to source and retain. In this presentation, Michael Corey will discuss the evolving role of DBAs and how organizations are relying on the services of remote DBAs to manage their complex database needs. He will also discuss a number of changes in technology that DBAs should have on their radars. Attendees will learn the following from this timely presentation.
- How leveraging the services of a remote DBA can help organizations prevent DBA burnout within an organization
- How to proactively address trends in database expansion and DBA burnout
- Ways in which a DBA or DBA manager can better serve their company and stakeholders