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DBTA - Converging Macroeconomic Factors Mean Big Opportunities for DBAs

Originally appearing in my monthly column at Database Trends & Applications magazine.

IT Managers and Executives: If you think it’s hard to hire a talented DBA, you ain’t seen nothing yet. If you think that a talented DBAs are expensive, just you wait.

Data Management Professionals: If you thought a career in database administration might be appealing to you, it’s time to act upon that hunch.

It’s a good time to be or become a DBA, but it’s going to be even tougher as an employer of DBAs. There are a number of factors as to why this is true. In this column, we will look first at the factors coming to bear on the wider market. In the next columns to follow, we will look at how those factors affect the DBA as an employee and, finally, we’ll examine these insights from the point of view of the employer of DBAs. Now, let’s take a deeper look at the wider context of our situation.

Read the rest of the article HERE.

-Kevin

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Published Friday, July 17, 2015 8:05 AM by KKline
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About KKline

Kevin Kline is a well-known database industry expert, author, and speaker. Kevin is a long-time Microsoft MVP and was one of the founders of PASS, www.sqlpass.org.

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