Best practices for Big Data DBA

An article in Database journal takes a methodical look at the role of DBA in Big Data environment.
most of the current Big Data hype concerns something new: a combination of new data structures (or lack of structures), dissimilar architectures and the requirement for data integration...

There are three best practice categories that demand immediate attention.
- Data Recoverability
- Process Automation
- Total Cost Management

source: http://www.databasejournal.com/features/db2/the-big-data-dba.html