Press Coverage – Sourcingfocus.com – Easing the Pain of Database Change
Most DBAs (Database Administrators) specialise in one type of database whether it is Oracle, SQL Server or DB2. They will build their careers working with their chosen database. It can be difficult when, for reasons beyond their control, the organisation they work for need to bring in another database.
Whilst internal DBAs are probably highly skilled in their specific discipline things can quickly become difficult, even after training, when issues come up on an unfamiliar system. It can be difficult too for the organisation to find the best solution; training existing staff, bringing in new staff or taking out an external support contract.
There are several reasons why organisations may require extra support to bring in additional skills to the DBA team. Here we take a look at some of those reasons and how they can be managed.