The surge in the size of server estates putting DBAs under pressure

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Data professionals are under more pressure than ever, maintaining the performance of fast-growing server estates, managing cloud migrations, meeting increased security and compliance concerns, and coping with staffing and recruitment issues, a survey from Redgate reveals.

Data from the monitoring survey shows that the daily burden on DBAs is growing, with a cumulative and ongoing increase in the number of servers they’re required to manage and maintain.

65% of DBAs in the survey reported that, as data estates grew over the last 12 months, they personally became responsible for more database instances. This is complicated further by the hybrid nature of estates, with some servers on-premises and others in the cloud, and with different cloud platforms in play depending on varying use cases.

Putting already busy DBAs and data pros under huge pressure

The surge in the size of server estates is in line with IDC’s latest Global

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