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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

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PostgreSQL Playbook for Developer DBAs
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PostgreSQL Playbook for Developer DBAs
Pluralsight
Intermediate
2h 36m
Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
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Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
Kevin Hill
Beginner
2h 44s
Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
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Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
Jeff Hopper
Intermediate
2h 5m
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL
Course
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL
Tamara Pattinson
Beginner
3h 26m
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 1
Course
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 1
Sean McCown
Intermediate
4h 46m
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 3
Course
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 3
Sean McCown
Intermediate
4h 51m
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 2
Course
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 2
Sean McCown
Intermediate
5h 1m
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Oracle Database 12c Disaster Recovery and Data Movement
Course
Oracle Database 12c Disaster Recovery and Data Movement
Tim Warner
Intermediate
3h 26m
Expanded
SQL Server: Understanding and Using DBCC Commands
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SQL Server: Understanding and Using DBCC Commands
Erin Stellato
Intermediate
2h 17m
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OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Course
OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 15m
Oracle Database 12c Fundamentals
Course
Oracle Database 12c Fundamentals
Tim Warner
Beginner
3h 41m
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OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Course
OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 9m
SSIS Database Maintenance Playbook
Course
SSIS Database Maintenance Playbook
Gerald Britton
Advanced
1h 10m
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Auditing SQL Server With Policy-Based Management
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Auditing SQL Server With Policy-Based Management
Boris Hristov
Intermediate
5h 4m
Expanded
Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning and Optimization
Course
Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning and Optimization
Tim Warner
Beginner
2h 56m
Expanded
OCP Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Management
Course
OCP Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Management
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 39m
Expanded
Microsoft MTA: Database Administration Fundamentals
Course
Microsoft MTA: Database Administration Fundamentals
Don Jones
Beginner
4h 35m
Expanded
Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile on VMware vSphere
Course
Installing and Configuring Citrix XenMobile on VMware vSphere
Bill Gurling
Intermediate
4h 51m
Expanded
ADO.NET Fundamentals
Course
ADO.NET Fundamentals
Herve Roggero
Intermediate
4h 6m
Expanded
Implementing SQL Server on Amazon RDS
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Implementing SQL Server on Amazon RDS
Warner Chaves
Intermediate
2h 19m
Expanded
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 1
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 1
Mel Haynes
Advanced
3h 22m
Expanded
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 2
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 2
Mel Haynes
Advanced
5h 3m
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SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Mel Haynes
Advanced
3h 5m
SQL Server - TSQL
Course
SQL Server - TSQL
Dan Sullivan
Intermediate
4h 47m
Expanded
Developer's Guide to SQL Server CLR Integration
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Developer's Guide to SQL Server CLR Integration
Kevin Murray
Intermediate
5h 20m
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SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint Services
Course
SharePoint 2013 PerformancePoint Services
Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen
Intermediate
1h 31m

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