Download free ebook “How to Become an Exceptional DBA Second Edition” by Brad McGehee. 173 pages of advice on how to stand apart from the average DBA. Fully revised content. New chapters: “The Exceptional DBA’s Code of Conduct” & “Get an Exceptional DBA Job”. Be an exceptional DBA and benefit from 12 years of professional experience distilled.
This book is not about the technical aspects of being an Exceptional DBA. There are already many good resources available on this topic. This book is a career guide that will show you, step-by-step, specifically what you can
do to differentiate yourself from the crowd, so that you can be an Exceptional DBA. While I focus on how to become an Exceptional SQL Server DBA, the advice in this book applies to any DBA, no matter what database software they use.
Table of Contents
- Why Should I Become an Exceptional DBA?
- Characteristics of the Exceptional DBA
- Specialize (You can’t do it all)
- Hone Your Skill Set
- Is Professional Certification Necessary?
- Participate in the SQL Server Community
- Manage Your Career, Don’t Let It Manage You
- Manage Your Brand Withing Your Organization
- Manage Your Online Brand
- Get an Exceptional DBA Job
- The Exceptional DBAs Code of Conduct
- Best Practices for Becomming an Exceptional DBA
File size: 2.99 MB
Number of pages: 184