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Business English/ESL | Topic: English for Database Administration (DBA) 1

Designed to teach you the most up-to-date IT (information technology)-related words and expressions. This exercise is on database administration terminology.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. I have to add a new _____________________ to this database.

2. I _____________________ ( = changed) the database, but now it's not working.

3. We're having issues with data _____________________. ( = the data is not whole/complete)

4. We're looking for a database administrator who can ensure maximum performance _____________________ budgetary constraints.
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5. I've got a lot of experience in _____________________. I've done many disaster recovery drills throughout the course of my career.

6. One of your main duties will be to _____________________ new versions of DBMS software.

7. We need you to analyze the data stored in the database and to make __________________ relating to performance and efficiency of that data storage.

8. If something is available at all times, it is available __________________.

9. You'll have to test this new database before it is moved into a __________________ environment. ( = before it goes live)

10. We have to make a __________________ ( = a copy) of this database.

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