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April 04, 2016
In a session at Collaborate 16, database architect Ziaul Mannan will reveal the ways DBAs are being overlooked as potential executives and how to prove internally that DBA skills translate well to IT leadership roles.
September 09, 2015
The latest version of SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer works with MySQL, giving users of both Oracle and MySQL support with a common performance management interface.
June 11, 2015
Release 5 of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c adds new features for managing hybrid cloud environments. Oracle hopes OEM 12c R5 will help interest large companies in using the cloud.
April 30, 2015
John Matelski, an IT executive and current president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, makes bringing out the leadership skills of DBAs and other technical staffers who are IOUG members a priority.
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