Major technology trends are reshaping the DBA role at many organizations. The size and complexity of database environments continues to grow with higher data volumes, more workloads, and an increasing rate of database deployments that need to be managed. What’s more, new data types and emerging applications continue to drive the adoption of new types of databases. Heterogeneity rules the day at most IT departments.
Altogether, DBAs are under constant pressure in a constantly evolving environment — fighting fires to keep the lights on while navigating the impact of cloud and automation on their daily jobs.