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My list of the top 18 sites for database pros

In today's rapidly changing IT world, database experts who wish to remain relevant must keep up-to-date on all kinds of technology - both database-related and other.

DBAs should understand new data-related technologies but also other newer technologies that interact with database systems. Don't ignore industry and technology trends simply because you cannot immediately think of a database-related impact. Many non-database-related "things" eventually find their way into DBMS software and database applications. An example for that is Agile methodologies, such as DevOps and Continuous Delivery which until recently were not thought of as part of the database eco-system.

Here is my list of the top 18 news and opinion sites that DBAs, database developers, SysAdmin, and other database pros should check on a regular basis:

Database Journal - Billing itself as the knowledge center for database professionals, Database Journal has earned a reputation for providing news, articles and tutorials for Database Administrators

Database Trends and Applications - DBTA is a magazine and website which reports on big data, analytics, data science, business intelligence and all aspects of data creation, management, and storage.

SQL Server Pro is a database authority, providing practical Microsoft SQL Server database advice for database administrators, developers, and business intelligence analysts.

SQLServerCentral.com is an education and community site for SQL Server. It is a central hub for the SQL Server Community where they can interact with their peers and access the accurate, relevant, and timely technical information that they need to do their jobs.

InfoQ.com is a practitioner-driven news community designed for technical team leads, architects, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams. Though it covers a wide area of IT, it has plenty of in-depth database related content.

Software Development Times - Producing both a print and digital editions, SD Times provides in-depth and focused news & analysis for software developers and development managers.

SearchSQLServer - TechTarget's resource for SQL Server professionals, covering administration, development and management for all SQL Server platforms.

DZone is an online technology publishing company that produces valuable content for software architects and developers worldwide. Their database section covers: SQL & NoSQL news, tutorials & tools.

Developer.com has tutorials and news for professional developers across all major languages and platforms including the database.

DevOps.com is the leading resource for DevOps education and community building. They cover all aspects of DevOps-philosophy, tools, business impact, best practices. It is clear that they view the database as a central part of DevOps.

IT Business Edge - delivers focused, personalized, information so top-level IT decision makers are able to keep track of technical advances and new solutions, and to pursue IT strategies that are right for their organizations.

eWEEK is a trusted information resource in the IT industry, delivering technology news, in-depth analysis of enterprise IT trends, and reviews of new products. Darryl K. Taft writes Oracle and IBM database news.

CIO, an IDG Enterprise brand, delivers the latest breaking news, analysis, opinion, video and how-to for senior IT professionals and techies. Joab Jackson covers enterprise software, including databases.

CIO Insight provides perspectives and analysis from top IT leaders and industry experts to help CIOs think more strategically, identify and solve key problems, and maximize their business leadership skills.

ZDNet is an online destination for professionals seeking to solve business technology problems and find new opportunities. They provide a broad range of business technology coverage by experts across industries. Joe McKendrick often writes about Agile, DevOps and CD.

InfoWorld is the Web site for IT decision makers seeking to modernize their operations using the latest technologies, architectures, and strategies. They provide in-depth analysis of enterprise technology with Paul Krill covering MS SQL and Oracle related news.

InformationWeek will keep you up to date on business technology news, reviews, insights, reports, how-tos, conferences, webcasts, virtual events, videos and a weekly print and digital magazine.

Computer Weekly is a UK based weekly magazine for IT professionals. They offer users a mixture of business and technical journalism along with independent analysis and thinking on technology, strategy and careers.

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