Administration Introduction

Types of DBAs

  • Operational: The operational DBA performs only the tasks required to maintain and tune an Informix DBMS
  • Combination:
    • Developer: These people have an intimate knowledge of the data and how it is stored within the database.
    • System Administrator: An SA is responsible for hardware and operating system issues as well as memory and disk space. The SA installs, configures, and monitors the Informix DBMS as well as all the products running on the hardware systems under his or her responsibility.
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