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Managing and maintaining databases and data storage

Managing and maintaining databases and data storage

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Managing and maintaining databases and data storage is the capability of ensuring the smooth operation of a business’s data management infrastructure. Our experience has shown that it involves managing all aspects of databases and data storage, such as configuring and optimizing database servers, monitoring data performance, and ensuring data security.

Beginner competence definition

At a beginner level, individuals are able to perform basic tasks such as setting up and configuring databases, monitoring database performance, and troubleshooting common issues. They have a basic understanding of database management systems (DBMS) and data storage technologies and are able to communicate effectively with users to help them solve problems.

Intermediate competence definition

At an intermediate level, a person with this capability should have a deeper understanding of databases and data storage. They’ll be able to design and implement more complex databases, such as data warehousing and data mining, and optimize database performance through techniques such as indexing and query optimization. They can also manage and monitor data security measures, such as access control and encryption, and backup and recovery solutions.

Advanced competence definition

Advanced-level professionals have an expert-level understanding of databases and data storage, allowing them to design and implement large-scale databases and data storage systems. They can manage system performance, capacity, and scalability, as well as manage advanced data analysis and integration solutions such as big data analytics and data virtualization. Additionally, they have strong project management skills, are able to lead teams of IT professionals to achieve business objectives related to databases and data storage. Their knowledge in database and data storage industry trends allows them to recommend new technologies and services that can improve business operations.


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