From DBA to DWA

Monday Sep 17th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Everyone wants to know what a DBA does and it is becoming a hard question to answer as the responsibilities and capabilities of database platforms increase. Longtime author Vincent Rainardi brings us the proposition of a new type fo DBA, one that focuses more on data warehousing.

[From SQL Server Central]

A while back on SQLServerCentral.com there was an article titled "From DBA to DBAA", by Jeffrey Yao. So I thought, what about "DWA"? That inspired me to write this article, "From DBA to DWA", so thanks Jeffrey. DWA stands for Data Warehouse Administrator. Some people would use that acronym for referring to 'Data Warehouse Architect', but that's for another article. Today let's just focus on Data Warehouse Administrator. As this forum is SQLServerCentral, we will focus on DWA on SQL Server platform.

The article continues at http://www.sqlservercentral.com/columnists/vRainardi/3176.asp

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