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What is the difference between database administrator and database analyst?

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2007-09-25 18:25:42

A database administrator is the person who is responsible for

keeping a database up to date and running. There responsibilities

include: writing and applying scripts to update the database,

keeping the database running 24/7, and backing up the database. A

database analyst is a person who looks at a database from a higher

level. That person would look at the database design and recommend

additions for new projects and design the tables and relationships

to meet needs. Then the administrator would make the changes in the


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