System Administrator Vs Database Administrator::
- The System Administrator is responsible for setting up the applications foundation and monitoring the applications. The System Administrator defines the users, menus, user responsibilities, printers, and appropriate profile values. In addition, the System Administrator is responsible for defining and controlling concurrent processing. Most organizations have the System Administrator as the Oracle Applications Help Desk. In other words, when a user encounters a question or issue, the first person asked for help is the System Administrator. In addition, the System Administrator contacts Oracle for support assistance.
- The Database Administrator is responsible for installing and configuring the Oracle database and applications. In addition, the DBA is responsible for the daily monitoring of the database and users, for managing security privileges, and for performing database sizing and tuning.