DBA personality types

As a whole, I find that DBAs are intelligent, persistent and hard-working IT professionals. However, I am always surprised at their diverse personalities. A DBA can be shy or gregarious, immaculate or slovenly, charming or abrasive.

As a DBA consultant, I have worked with hundreds of DBAs over the past 20 years and I meet new DBAs every week. As a consultant, I do not always have time to get to know a DBA on a personal level, and I must make a quick evaluation based on limited data. Over the years, I have developed three personality types for DBAs to help me to understand them better and to allow me to work with them more effectively. I call my categories the Scientist DBA, the Gung-Ho DBA, and the Empathetic DBA.

Read on, and discover what type of DBA you are:

http://www.dba-oracle.com/art_dbazine_what_kind_dba.htm



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