How Should We Manage All Those Databases?

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In an organization where there are many DBAs working with many instances and databases on many machines with many developers � how do you manage all of this without total chaos? This paper will outline how the central Database Support organization at Lockheed Martin Energy Systems in Oak Ridge, TN manages more than 250 instances on more than 90 systems with a variety of operating systems. This discussion will include how tasks and responsibilities are divided between System DBAs, Application Project DBAs, and developers. The use of standards as well as local routines to maintain the systems will be discussed. ... continued below

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Langley, K.E. October 1, 1998.

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In an organization where there are many DBAs working with many instances and databases on many machines with many developers � how do you manage all of this without total chaos? This paper will outline how the central Database Support organization at Lockheed Martin Energy Systems in Oak Ridge, TN manages more than 250 instances on more than 90 systems with a variety of operating systems. This discussion will include how tasks and responsibilities are divided between System DBAs, Application Project DBAs, and developers. The use of standards as well as local routines to maintain the systems will be discussed. Information on the type of communications used to keep the different group informed and up-to-date will also be presented.

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  • DOE Annual Information Management Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 10/21/98

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  • Report No.: Y/CSD/INF-98-9
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Langley, K.E. How Should We Manage All Those Databases?, article, October 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc685586/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.