Data and database management in everchanging technology landscape


Companies use different flavors of databases today. Companies receive data from business applications and data can first reside in an Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) database. Data is then moved to analytical systems where data is stored in an Online analytical processing (OLAP) database. OLTP and OLAP are two different types of databases and Database Administrators (DBAs) maintain and support these databases. They make sure databases are healthy and available based on the Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

The increased exponential amount of data being received today is resulting in newer challenges that companies are facing today. The cost of managing