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Learn how to become a database administrator with Pluralsight’s professionally authored database administration (DBA) courses. Our authors, top experts in this field, offer real-world experience and consultative insights not found elsewhere. Learn the tricks of the trade in all of the major database platforms, including Oracle, SQL and more. Our database admin courses cater to all types of DBAs, including systems DBAs, development DBAs and application DBAs.

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Learn the latest database administration (DBA) skills from experts with real-world experience. Explore the paths below, including MySQL and AWS Certified Developer, and take your DBA skills to the next level today!

Top Database Administration paths

Top Database Administration courses

Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
Course
Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
Jeff Hopper
Intermediate
2h 6m
Expanded
Oracle Database 12c Disaster Recovery and Data Movement
Course
Oracle Database 12c Disaster Recovery and Data Movement
Tim Warner
Intermediate
3h 26m
Oracle Database 12c Fundamentals
Course
Oracle Database 12c Fundamentals
Tim Warner
Beginner
3h 42m
Accessing an Oracle Database with Oracle Supplied Tools
Course
Accessing an Oracle Database with Oracle Supplied Tools
Tim Boles
Intermediate
1h 1m
OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Course
OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 15m
SSIS Database Maintenance Playbook
Course
SSIS Database Maintenance Playbook
Gerald Britton
Advanced
1h 10m
OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Course
OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 9m
Expanded
How to Build New Skills in Oracle Digital Assistant - Leveraging Bots
Course
How to Build New Skills in Oracle Digital Assistant - Leveraging Bots
Tim Boles
Intermediate
1h 23m
Expanded
OCP Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Management
Course
OCP Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Management
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 39m
Build Your First Dashboard with iDashboards
Course
Build Your First Dashboard with iDashboards
Tim Boles
Beginner
44m
PHP 7: Getting Started
Course
PHP 7: Getting Started
Christian Wenz
Beginner
3h 23m
Provisioning Virtual Machines on Oracle Compute Cloud
Course
Provisioning Virtual Machines on Oracle Compute Cloud
Tim Boles
Intermediate
43m
Build a Conversational AI Solution with Microsoft Azure
Course
Build a Conversational AI Solution with Microsoft Azure
Dayo Bamikole
Advanced
34m
Approaches to Requirement Analysis for Efficient Data Storage and Processing
Course
Approaches to Requirement Analysis for Efficient Data Storage and Processing
Dayo Bamikole
Intermediate
34m
Expanded
SQL: Creating Tables, Selecting, Inserting, and Deleting Data (Interactive)
Course
SQL: Creating Tables, Selecting, Inserting, and Deleting Data (Interactive)
Chari Clark
Beginner
42m
PHP 8: Getting Started
Course
PHP 8: Getting Started
Christian Wenz
Beginner
3h 2m
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL 2019
Course
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL 2019
Tamara Pattinson
Beginner
3h 27m
web2py 2 Fundamentals
Course
web2py 2 Fundamentals
Joseph Cline
Beginner
1h 2m
Big Data for Data Engineers
Course
Big Data for Data Engineers
Dayo Bamikole
Beginner
58m
Effective Reporting with Power BI
Course
Effective Reporting with Power BI
Tim Boles
Intermediate
2h 20m
Building APEX Applications with Different Data Formats
Course
Building APEX Applications with Different Data Formats
Tim Boles
Beginner
1h 4m
Troubleshooting and Optimizing SSRS Reporting
Course
Troubleshooting and Optimizing SSRS Reporting
Viktor Suha
Advanced
2h 54m
OCP 12c Performing Backup and Recovery Using New Features of RMAN
Course
OCP 12c Performing Backup and Recovery Using New Features of RMAN
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 40m
Managing SQL Server Database Performance
Course
Managing SQL Server Database Performance
Viktor Suha
Intermediate
3h 11m
Expanded
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 2
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 2
Mel Haynes
Advanced
5h 3m
Expanded
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Mel Haynes
Advanced
3h 5m
Expanded
Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile on VMware vSphere
Course
Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile on VMware vSphere
Bill Gurling
Intermediate
4h 51m
Optimizing SQL Queries in Oracle
Course
Optimizing SQL Queries in Oracle
Scott Hecht
Intermediate
3h 46m
Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
Course
Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
Kevin Hill
Beginner
2h 59s
Full Stack Web Development with Python (WEB2PY)
Course
Full Stack Web Development with Python (WEB2PY)
Terry Toy
Beginner
3h 2m

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