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Who is a database developer?

Wondering what's the difference between a database developer and a database administrator?

Michal Juhas on Sep 02, 2019

Wondering what’s the difference between a database developer and a database administrator?

Who writes SQL code and who manages a database server? Who needs to be able to manage a database performance?

Watch this video to learn more about this very common IT role.

In this video:

  1. We can look at a database from two angles (1:23)

  2. “Someone needs to come and create a table” (2:16)

  3. At some point, a developer starts to specialize (3:25)

  4. “Database developer only wants to work with data” (4:30)

  5. Responsibilities of a database developer (5:36)

  6. Database developer needs to create a long query (7:05)

  7. “Queries just cannot take hours” (7:58)

  8. Database developer does not administer the database server (8:48)

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