Database Systems: Design, Implemen...

12th Edition
Carlos Coronel + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305627482



Database Systems: Design, Implemen...

12th Edition
Carlos Coronel + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305627482
Chapter 16, Problem 16RQ
Textbook Problem

Explain how the DBA plays an arbitration role between an organization’s two main assets. Draw a diagram to illustrate your explanation.

Explanation of Solution

Role of arbitration for an organization’s two main assets:

Database Administrator (DBA) plays a vital role of arbitration interaction among two major assets of any business, person and data.

The representation of DBA activities summary is shown below:


In the above diagram, DBA is the central point for interaction among data and end user.

  • The person responsible for maintaining the shared and centralized database is known as Database Administrator (DBA)...

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