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Database Admins: Essential employees for today’s organizations

by SJVC on August 19, 2016

It’s been said that the Database Administrator (DBA) is a dying role, thanks to organizations modernizing how they manage and store data. However, a recent article published on – “It’s the data stupid: Why database admins are more important than ever” – makes a strong opposing argument. Check out the following excerpts: “Data is

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Online IT program student turned struggle into strength

by Nyla on July 14, 2016

Jonathan Perry never had a role model to show him how to handle stress or set goals for himself. He had to figure all that out on his own. “It was the lack of that person to emulate that pushed me,” he says. As a young boy of seven, he and his mom, brother and

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Information Technology program provides four concentrations, plus industry certifications prep for top jobs

by Nyla on November 4, 2015

For those who want to break into the Information Technology (IT) field, SJVC offers the whole package to position Online IT students for those top-notch positions. Four versatile concentrations allow students to specialize in their primary areas of interest: Web Development, Database Administration and Information Security, in addition to Networking and Telecommunications. “These four areas are the

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Online IT program helps techie prepare for dream career

by Nyla on October 19, 2015

Online Information Technology student Josh Lute had a very practical interpretation of “follow your bliss” when it came to making his career choice. “I was driving a truck and training drivers for the last 8-9 years and could make $50-100k a year,” says Josh, who never intended for that position to be his life-long pursuit.

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