database administrator definition job
A person responsible for the design and management of one or more databases
and for the evaluation, selection and implementation of database management systems. In smaller organisations, the data administrator and database administrator are often one in the same; however, when they are different, the database administrator's function is more technical. The database administrator would implement the database software that meets the requirements outlined by the organisation's data administrator and systems analysts
Tasks might include controling an organisation's data resources, using data dictionary
software to ensure data integrity
and security, recovering corrupted data and eliminating data redundancy and uses tuning tools to improve database performance.