The cloud is transforming the enterprise and the career path of the DBA. As the cloud gains momentum and migrations of applications and databases become more common, people can’t help but wonder whether the cloud means the end of the DBA. In this session learn why the answer to that question is No, but it is an agent in unprecedented change. Learn how the cloud is bringing about an evolution and what today’s DBAs must know to be successful in a cloud-enabled future. Topics covered include how the DBA role is transforming into more strategic roles such as data architect, and how today’s DBAs can prepare and develop skillsets that will translate into a successful career path in the cloud. The session also offers a look at trends and predictions on what will impact IT in the future.