In recent times there has been some speculation and even a bit of doom
and gloom about the future of the DBA. While the pessimists prepare for the
worst, the rest of us knuckle down, keep our organization's databases alive and
well and continue to do what DBAS have always done– we adapt to change and
prepare to meet the future challenges of the infinitely dynamic world of data.


This session will present real-world statistics on the evolving role of
the DBA, the concerns facing DBAs today and valuable insights on the DBAs path
to career success. Learn how the megatrends of DevOps, Cloud, NoSQL, Big Data
and more are affecting your role today and how they are likely to shape it into
the future. Join, Peter O’Connell and Martin Wild  to explore:

  • What are top trends impacting DBAs today?
  • How do you compare with other DBAs in the
  • industry
  • Are you a cost center or a value center?
  • How do DBA’s manage their evolving role while
  • planning for the future
  • How to increase your value to the
  • organization
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