What are the roles and responsibilites of Database Administrator (DBA) ?

Following are the roles and responsibilities of Database Administrator:
  • Installing and updating the Oracle server and application tools.
  • Allocating system storage and planning future storage requirements for the database system.
  • Creating primary database storage structures (table spaces) after application developers have designed an application.
  • Creating primary objects (tables, views, indexes ) etc once application developers have designed an application.
  • Modifying the database structure, as necessary from information giveny by application developers.
  • Enrolling users and maintinging system security.
  • Ensuring compliance with your oracle license agreements.
  • Controlling and monitory user access to the database. 
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the database.
  • Planning for backup and restoring the database. 
  • Contacting Oracle corporation for technical support. 


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