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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

SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 2
Course
SQL Server 2012 Database Administration (70-462) Part 2
Sean McCown
Intermediate
5h 1m
Expanded
PostgreSQL Playbook for Developer DBAs
Course
PostgreSQL Playbook for Developer DBAs
Pluralsight
Intermediate
2h 36m
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
Full Stack Web Development with Python (WEB2PY)
Course
Full Stack Web Development with Python (WEB2PY)
Terry Toy
Beginner
3h 2m
Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
Course
Microsoft Azure Developer: Managing Azure SQL Database
Jeff Hopper
Intermediate
2h 5m
Expanded
SQL Server: Using SentryOne Plan Explorer
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SQL Server: Using SentryOne Plan Explorer
Jonathan Kehayias
Intermediate
2h 43m
Expanded
OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Course
OCP 12c Enhancements for the DBA
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 15m
Expanded
OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Course
OCP 12c Using Performance Enhancements in Oracle 12c
Tim Boles
Advanced
2h 9m
Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
Course
Getting Started with Your First SQL Server Instance
Kevin Hill
Beginner
2h 44s
Big Picture: Enterprise Data Management
Course
Big Picture: Enterprise Data Management
Joseph Cline
Beginner
1h 12m
Expanded
Build Your First Dashboard with iDashboards
Course
Build Your First Dashboard with iDashboards
Tim Boles
Beginner
44m
Building APEX Applications with Different Data Formats
Course
Building APEX Applications with Different Data Formats
Tim Boles
Beginner
1h 4m
Expanded
Warehousing Data with Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud
Course
Warehousing Data with Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud
Tim Boles
Beginner
1h 44s
Oracle 12.2 Upgrade
Course
Oracle 12.2 Upgrade
Tim Boles
Intermediate
2h 8m
Expanded
SQL Server: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping
Course
SQL Server: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping
Glenn Berry
Beginner
1h 33m
Provisioning Virtual Machines on Oracle Compute Cloud
Course
Provisioning Virtual Machines on Oracle Compute Cloud
Tim Boles
Intermediate
43m
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
Azure SQL Database: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs
Course
Azure SQL Database: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs
Glenn Berry
Intermediate
1h 30m
Defining New Data Structures Using Quick SQL
Course
Defining New Data Structures Using Quick SQL
Tim Boles
Beginner
1h 10m
SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Configuration Issues with DMVs
Course
SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Configuration Issues with DMVs
Glenn Berry
Intermediate
1h 45m
Expanded
SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs
Course
SQL Server 2017: Diagnosing Performance Issues with DMVs
Glenn Berry
Intermediate
2h 43m
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL
Course
Combining and Filtering Data with T-SQL
Tamara Pattinson
Beginner
3h 26m
Effective Reporting with Power BI
Course
Effective Reporting with Power BI
Tim Boles
Intermediate
2h 19m
Expanded
Practical SQL Server Security, Compliance, and Auditing
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Practical SQL Server Security, Compliance, and Auditing
Russ Thomas
Intermediate
3h 39m
Expanded
Microsoft MTA: Database Administration Fundamentals
Course
Microsoft MTA: Database Administration Fundamentals
Don Jones
Beginner
4h 35m
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
Expanded
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Course
SQL Server 2008 Advanced Database Administration: Part 3
Mel Haynes
Advanced
3h 5m
Optimizing SQL Queries in Oracle
Course
Optimizing SQL Queries in Oracle
Scott Hecht
Intermediate
3h 45m

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