Finding a good dba that you can afford to permanently employ even when your database is just cruising along with no new developments or innovations can be difficult. But when it comes time to introduce a new system into your data management system what are you going to do? Hire an oracle dba, MySQL dba or PostgreSQL dba whenever you introduce a new system? How do keep them all on the payroll? How do you define responsibilities within the integrated system. Fortunately, finding a specialized freelance dba who can be used to troubleshoot specific issues and/or assist in the integration of new software and the training and sharing expertise with your in-house dba offers you a much more affordable solution – and also a likely more high quality one, since truly creative and innovative dba’s prefer self employment over steady (and lower paying) positions offering fewer challenges.
An oracle dba is usually a part of a team, since the oracle database system can be large and serve many uses. The role of your external freelance dba in this setup is to provide the expertise and knowledge required to set up the team, and to ensure smooth transfer of knowledge to your intended in-house oracle dba’s.
Oracle dba’s are generally tasked with
- Installing and upgrading the Oracle server and application tools
The MySQL database provides a simple, easily-managed solution for performant data storage and querying for site data, like pages or posts. It is also commonly used for back-end data storage and querying solutions for static front-end web applications. It interacts seamlessly with the SQL database and any SQL competent database administrator can handle it with ease.
The PostgreSQL is, of as 2017, the fourth most used database in the world. It is no wonder, because the enhancements it has undergone since its release in 1989, make it quite possibly the most advanced open source relational database. If you are hiring a PostgreSQL dba to integrate the database into your operations, then you need to ensure that the freelance dba is up-to-date on the latest version of the PostgreSQL database, for it is frequently updated.