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database administrator





Database administrators test, implement and administer computer databases. They use their expertise in database management systems to plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases. They also use scripts and configuration files to tailor a database to users' needs.

Scope note

Includes people performing managerial activities.

Alternative Labels

data administrator

database administrator

data base administrator

database administrators

data base administrators

database configurator

database manager

data manager


Regulatory Aspect

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