Jefferson County, Alabama

Database Administration


Database Administration

Database administration is the function of managing and maintaining database management systems (DBMS) software. Jefferson County has chosen Microsoft's SQL Server as our preferred platform allowing both on premises and cloud storage using Azure.

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that supports a wide variety of transaction processing, business intelligence and analytics applications in enterprise IT environments.

Functions of this group:

  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of Database server software and related products.
  • Evaluate Database features and Database related products.
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures.
  • Take care of the Database design and implementation.
  • Implement and maintain database security .
  • Database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Application tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Plan growth and changes (capacity planning).
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24x7 support when required.