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Database design DBDS

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The specification, design and maintenance of mechanisms for storage of and access to data in support of business information needs. Design of the physical data layer, addressing enterprise data resource needs and local stored data structures. Definition of physical or virtual data warehouse structures required to support business intelligence and data analytics services.

Database design: Level 5

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Provides expert guidance in the selection, provision and use of database and data warehouse architectures, software and facilities. Provides specialist expertise in the design characteristics of database management systems (DBMS) or data warehouse products/services. Ensures that physical database design policy supports transactional data requirements for performance and availability. Ensures that data warehouse design policy supports demands for business intelligence and data analytics.

Database design: Level 4

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Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database and data warehouse concepts, design principles, architectures, software and facilities. Assesses proposed changes to object/data structures, in order to evaluate alternative options. Implements physical database designs to support transactional data requirements for performance and availability. Implements data warehouse designs that support demands for business intelligence and data analytics.

Database design: Level 3

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Develops appropriate physical database or data warehouse design elements, within set policies, to meet business change or development project data requirements. Interprets installation standards to meet project needs and produces database or data warehouse component specifications.