Database Administrators plan, develop, configure, maintain and support an organisation's database management system in accordance with user requirements, ensuring optimal database integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in a related information technology field (such as database design and development) to work as a Database Administrator. Training may also be available through Vocational Education and Training (VET). There are also a wide range of vendor and industry certifications available that may substitute for formal qualifications and can be highly regarded by employers.
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