Knowledge and skills are key ― they both distinguish you from yourpeers
Databases are a core tier of any modern application, yet they’re often neglected by IT professionals. Developers or Operations staff commonly have little-to-no experience of working with modern database systems; maybe they’ve experimented with Microsoft-SQL or have an application running in a corner on mysql ― but generally understand neither well enough to manage them effectively. Databases represent a critical knowledge area, that is often neglected. In recent years as web-scale applications have increased in size, so too has the requirements on database engines. So how can you improve your knowledge and gain an advantage over your peers?