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Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Administrator's Companion by Victor Isakov, Stacia Misner, Burzin Patel, Marcilina Garcia, Edward Whalen

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Chapter 3. Roles and Responsibilities of the Microsoft SQL Server DBA

Different Kinds of DBA

A database administrator (or DBA) has many possible roles, depending on his or her environment. A DBA might be part of a large team or might be a single person responsible for more than just the database components of the system, including other applications. In larger environments, the DBA might be assigned a single function, such as developing stored procedures and SQL statements, or might be in charge of maintaining the production environment. This chapter introduces you to the different roles of DBAs and duties that these DBAs might perform. Remember that no two companies ...

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