Database Administration Services


To enable the academic and research missions of the university, UBC IT Database Administration provides database administration services via enterprise level infrastructure, continuous technical supervision and maintenance. Expertise and support is offered in three platforms:

  • Oracle Enterprise Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL Community Edition

Database Administration Services are available to all Faculty, Staff, and UBC organizational units.

Features & Benefits


  • Access to a pool of specialized Database Administrators with knowledge of best practices and Industry Standards
  • Experience with a wide variety of environments from small scale to enterprise-wide


  • Reduced risk, which leads to less cost to maintain


  • The team utilizes best practices for software updates


  • Constant monitoring of databases using advanced tools and proactive performance tuning
  • Full life-cycle support from analysis to development, testing, deployment, migration and application upgrade
  • 24/7 support for Oracle Enterprise Database

Further Information

Getting Started