Becoming a Database Administrator

ebook Tech Track: Building Your Career in IT

By Mary-Lane Kamberg

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Since the development of the World Wide Web in the 1990s, humans have been living in the Information Age. That's why one important job in the growing field of information technology is that of database administrator (DBA). A DBA is responsible for storing, backing up, and making information easy to access, as well as ensuring its security. This title uses an easy-to-understand, straightforward approach to explore the tasks DBAs perform and the education, certification, and experience required for it. It also outlines steps high school students can take to prepare for fulfilling employment requirements and tips for finding job openings in the field.

Becoming a Database Administrator