In part 1, we talked about the cost reduction benefits that remote DBA service providers offer customers. In part 2 of the Remote DBA Benefits Comparison Series, we’ll discuss the continuity and quality of service and support flexibility benefits customers experience when utilizing a remote DBA service provider. We’ll also compare these benefits to in-house and consulting alternatives.
I’ve been working in the IT profession for close to 30 years now. In virtually all facets related to database administration, I’ve had the good fortune of performing a fairly varied set of tasks for my employers over the last couple of decades.
The theme of this series of articles is that if you want to be viewed as a strategic resource in your organization, being a technical expert isn’t enough. Because of the trade you have chosen, the DBA position provides you with an excellent opportunity to play a more strategic role in your organization.