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Oracle unveils Blockchain Cloud Service

Oracle has introduced a Blockchain Cloud Service, a distributed ledger cloud platform that will reduce cost and risk to businesses by making transactions tamper-resistant.

Oracle unveils Blockchain Cloud Service

Oracle has introduced a Blockchain Cloud Service, a distributed ledger cloud platform that will reduce cost and risk to businesses by making transactions tamper-resistant.


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Is the DBA Dead?

No, he’s busy migrating to the Cloud!

No, he’s busy modelling data!

No, he’s busy integrating!

No, he’s still alive and kicking!

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Are DBA’s really dead, or have they shifted from one organization to another? We see posts and articles with regards this same topic as to whether the DBA is dead, whether he/she is still relevant in today’s world.

I was at a customer meeting and they were adopting a 100% cloud strategy, they all but had one DBA left in the organization as the burden from managing the legacy systems had shifted to the cloud vendors.

Let’s start with breaking down what a DBA would be doing today; a day in the life of a DBA.

A typical set of DBA tasks would include, lifting and shifting databases for off-line reporting, setting up high availability clusters, implement security, maintain integrity, perform upgrades, backups and not to forget performance tuning and troubleshooting.

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