Thursday, January 31, 2008

Perl : Administering Your Database

Database administration encompasses such tasks as installing and configuring the DBMS, backing up the data, adding users and setting their various permissions, applying updates or new capabilities to the system, and similar tasks. If you just have yourself and a fairly small lab to deal with, it's not too bad. But organizations often hire one or more database administrators to do this work full time; even a smallish project, if it's critical and the budget exists, can benefit from the attention of a professional database more.

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