Seven Habits of Highly Effective DBAs

Seven Habits of Highly Effective DBAs

Have you seen a highly effective database administrator (DBA) in action? No, I’m not referring to a DBA with the word “senior” somewhere in his title, or someone who wows peers and managers periodically with his grasp of arcane command-line syntax, or someone who seems to be able to save the day with his superior performance tuning or disaster recovery skills with just the right mouse clicks across half a dozen GUI tools.