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Where do we see database managers working? What does the database administrator exactly do?

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Database Managers

Database managers are the set of people who work in order to create the data within the system more presentable and increase the efficiency and degree of representation of the data more strong. The main role of the database manager to overlook the database resource and hence provide and manage the essential characteristics about that database in order to reduce the complexity and hence resulting in a greater and more preferable system. The database managers look forward to allotting the desired resources to each and every person handling the database in order to access all the necessary information and hence making them complete their job on time. Apart from that, database managers also handle the security paradigms of the system and hence granting the only required access to each and every user. The manager works in order to maintain and proper working of the database system and hence making it work properly at every possible instance is the main responsibility of the database manager.

Where lies the position of a database manager in industry?

Since all the data of an organization is centralized. It is important to create the most reliable and efficient system in order to reduce the complexity of the entire system and every dataset stays independent of each other. The degree of randomness and uniqueness in the data should be maintained so that no or less repetition and confusion exist in the system. That’s not it the main idea is to create a compensable and less expensive system so that every data can be represented uniquely and more effectively. Thus making the position of a database manager as one of the important in the industry. In an organization, the database managers works mostly at the places where a direct interaction with database is required and almost every type of desired operation needs to be done. This is done within the critical environment and hence making the database management as one the most important places to work in the system. Mostly database manager works within the data warehouse of the industry or organization which provides them to have the direct access to all the data and the information flowing in the systems and hence making the best use of that information.

Database administrators and database managers

A database administrator is different from a database manager. The database administration or also called as Database admin works on more technical space in order to make the content and information available to each and every person without any type of leakage and everyone can access the database properly and with the restrictions implemented. On the other hand a database manager works in order to provide the basic sets of rules on the effective people so that they cannot manipulate the information without permission. Apart from that, database manager’s works on maintaining the database systems more so that no external threat can be made on the system and hence the effective and better working of the system will be there.

Job Description

The job type in this field is most works with design and reduction of the database systems in order to reduce the replication and redundancy of the data and hence reducing the complexity of the entire database system. These positions works in order to maintain the hardware as well as software and has a many aspects among them some can be as follow as:

  • Configuring Hardware
  • Maintaining records on repair and installation
  • Troubleshooting unseen system problems
  • Installing new software and updates


Work Environment

In the highly growing organizations, the data is the main component. The data holds all the vital information and trading knowledge of the industry and hence making it better and more secure is an important job. Due to this, the work environment of this type of job is very critical and hence all the preventive measures are much required. Some of the major places in which we find the database administrators and database managers are as follow as:

  • Network administrator
  • Senior database developer
  • System Analyst
  • Storage administrator
  • Database consultant


These are the few mention above are the following aspects of being a database administrator or the database manager. Both the position plays a vital role in the organization and has of very own significance. Though Database administrator is much more technical yet, it is can be looked forward to work as it provides major responsibility and nice work environment to work on.

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