The Changing Role of DBAs: One-to-Many

March 23, 2009

[From Visual Studio Magazine]

The traditional thinking about a "database" as a giant bucket of data that developers program against may go the way of the "anchored" desktop. With data becoming ubiquitous and synchronization to mobile clients and the cloud hurtling toward to-do lists, the app developer's role is morphing into a composite of data access, data modeling, database dev and, in some cases, even systems administration.

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