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New to database administration or development? Here's a quick guide that can get you started by providing background on the relational model and practical advice for working with a relational database management system. Continue Reading
@11439 Set to debut at the end of this month, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 promises expanded XML capabilities and new security features, including support for "transparent" column level encryption and decryption. To learn more about these features,... Continue Reading
This excerpt, taken from Rebecca M. Riordan's book "Designing effective database systems," describes the processes involved in the analysis and design of database systems, starting with project life cycles. Continue Reading
Craig Mullins opines on "self-managing" database systems and their impact on the DBA.Continue Reading