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Where are all the DBAs?

For some reason I got thinking the other day about DBAs and what they do. This thread goes some way to answer this question, but then I looked up the leading jobs site in my area out of curiosity, and ...
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6answers
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What do DBAs do?

Yes, I know they administrate databases. I asked this question because I'd like to get a further insight into the kind of day-to-day duties a DBA might perform, and the real-world business problems ...
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Software Developer Interview Question - Fair or Unfair [closed]

I just phone interviewed with a company for a graduate software developer position and was asked the following questions. I should add that the company concerned are not a database vendor. How does ...
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Becoming an “Application DBA”?

I have to admit, until recently I did not know there was such a thing as a "System DBA" and "Application DBA." Currently, I am an Application/System Admin for a large CMS. I would like to pursue a ...