Remote Database Administration for Big Data: Operational Costs and Benefits

What is a database administrator (DBA)?

For many years, many enterprise applications have been designed for use and storage in relational databases. For the efficient running of such enterprise applications, it is necessary to have constant supervision to ensure optimal performance of the hardware and software components on which they rely.

In large organizations, database administration teams were assembled, made up of various experts whose only job is to oversee the environmental requirements of the enterprise application databases. However, such experts do not come cheap, and therefore smaller companies would come together to share remote DBA services available in a certain