Database: 12 Tips for Making Remote Database Administration Easier
Everyone is asking to do more with less, but there are certain tasks such as database administration (DBA) that can only be done by highly specialized individuals. Whether it be Oracle, Microsoft's SQL, Sun's MySQL or other open-source up-and-comers, good DBAs are always in need and are consistently costly. Enter remote DBA services. Nervous about security? Have questions on what these services entail? We put these questions to task to a provider of remote DBA services based in New York CityBluewolfwhich boasts DBA savings to the tune of 40 percent compared to internal DBA. The following gallery, answered by Rick Boccard, director of Remote Database Administation for Bluewolf, breaks down what you need to know when evaluating remote DBA services.