The changing role of Oracle DBAs has been a very hot topic from the OOW17. Based on Larry Ellison Speech that humans will not be required for keeping running the databases, many people started to worry about it. The reality is very simple.. Autonomous Database Service will not be the regular mechanism of regular databases that could administer in "On-prem" enviroments.. etc.
I talk very deep about that subject in this article, check it:
Penny Avril, vice president of product management has answer some interesting questions related to topic of DBA Changing Role.
Questions such as:
- Do DBAs have specific concerns with the growing acceptance of cloud in the enterprise?
- Are their jobs becoming easier or more difficult? How so?
- What is changing in terms of their responsibilities?
- What does this mean about the DBA role?
- What should DBAs do to prepare for the new cloud reality?
- In what ways does cloud put DBAs in a better position than they were before?
Questions like these and more are answered by Penny Avril, read and enjoy it!!
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Joel Pérez is an Expert DBA ( Oracle ACE Director, Maximum Availability OCM, OCM Cloud Admin. & OCM12c/11g ) with over 17 years of Real World Experience in Oracle Technology, specialised in design and implement solutions of: High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Upgrades, Replication, Cloud and all area related to Oracle Databases. International consultant with duties, conferences & activities in more than 50 countries and countless clients around the world. Habitual and one of leading writers of Technical Oracle articles for: OTN Spanish, Portuguese, English and more. Regular Speaker in worldwide Oracle events like: OTN LAD (Latin America), OTN MENA (Middle East & Africa), OTN APAC ( Asian Pacific), DTCC China, Oracle Code.. . Joel has always been known for being a pioneer in Oracle technology since the early days of his career being the first Latin American awarded as “OTN Expert” at year 2003 by Oracle Corp., one of the first “Oracle ACE” globally in the Oracle ACE Program at year 2004. He was honoured as one of the first “OCM Database Cloud Administrator” & Maximum Availability OCM in the world. Currently Joel works as Senior Cloud Database Architect in “Yunhe Enmo (Beijing) Technology Co.,Ltd”., company located in Beijing, China En.enmotech.com
Skant Gupta is an Oracle Certified Cloud Professional in Oracle Database 12c, an Oracle Certified Expert in Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) in Oracle Database 11g and 12c, and an Oracle Exadata Certified and an Oracle Certified Professional in Oracle Database 10g, 11g, and 12c. He works at Vodafone Technology in the UK and formerly worked as a senior DBA at Etisalat in Dubai. He has six years of experience with various Oracle technologies, focusing mainly on Cloud, database, and high availability solutions, Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle Exadata and Oracle GoldenGate. He has presented at several Oracle user groups worldwide, most recently in the US, the United Arab Emirates, and the India. Skant website link: oracle-help.co