Data Base Administration by Jay-Louise Weldon (auth.)

By Jay-Louise Weldon (auth.)

In modem organisations, info has been additional to the classical financial resources of land, hard work, and capital. facts on corporation items, funds, and operations are amassed into information bases which are used to help administration reporting and selection making. potent use of those facts bases calls for regulate over their layout and improvement and coordination one of the a number of clients. The workout of those administration services is termed info base management (DBA). DBA is an evolutionary quarter. in lots of businesses, it used to be shaped as a reaction to the issues created via the set up of subtle platforms for info base administration. for this reason, the perform of DBA has been strongly influ­ enced via its technological and organizational setting. the scale, organiza­ tional place, staffing, and outlined position of DBA differ from company to enterprise. How­ ever, yes basic initiatives and tasks are, or could be, famous because the province of DBA. to this point, literature at the DBA functionality is sparse. such a lot texts on facts base administration structures (Date, 1975; Kroenke, 1977; Martin, 1978; Sprowls, 1976; Tsichritzis and Lochovsky, 1977)* talk about DBA as one point of that technology.

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System support requires DBMS expertise only when an operational problem is found, or suspected, to be the result of the DBMS. Isolating the cause of operational problems in a complex hardware/software environment is difficult at best. When two groups, such as DBA and system support, are involved, this ambiguity can cause conflict between them. Since the DBMS support staff and the system software support staff have similar education and experience, the two groups are not likely to have communication problems.

DB Design I l-Ianager DB Design Manager DBA :;1anager ~ aI Chap. 4 • DBA Organization and Staff 47 manager. This approach allows DBA groups to place data base designers within decentralized system development groups, while retaining the ability to coordinate their actions and promote professional contact among the designers. 7). In this case the data base designers and DBMS support specialists report within the computer operations area along with system software support and others with whom they work closely.

During system development the DBA acts as a consultant to application development teams (in functional EDP groups) or may assign DBA staff to those teams (in matrix EDP groups). The DBA is a full participant in these efforts and serves as expert on matters relating to the data base. 5. 5). This DBA has high visibility and can exert personal control over the direction and nature of data base development within the organization. The existence of a management DBA indicates a strong commitment on the part of data processing (and company) management to the data base approach or the use of the DBMS.

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