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1. database administrator
2. Doctor of Business Administration
3. doing business as


or d.b.a.,

doing business as.


Doctor of Business Administration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DBA - (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The former India cricket captain said the BAI didn't inform the DBA about the decision.
The DBA programme, a logical extension of the MBA programme, has its emphasis on the application of knowledge to research issues, a statement said.
DBA is a rare blood disorder, characterized by a failure of the bone marrow (the center of the bone where blood cells are made) to produce red blood cells.
The court determined that the Smith-Idol claim (the 8 April 2004 convoy) is covered by the DBA because the attacks that day met the statutory definition of an "accident" under the DBA (an unexpected event).
The DBA is a doctoral level, research-based qualification, designed to make a contribution to the enhancement of transdisciplinary professional practice in management, as well as a contribution to knowledge via the application and development of theoretical frameworks, methods, and techniques.
That is the source of confidence for DBA candidates looking for their first jobs.
The ultimate relief for the overworked DBA, the management pack features Oracle DBA Studio, a rich set of tools that automate and simplify the daily tasks needed to manage database schemas, security, storage, instances and more.
Specifically developed for backend load testing for business and production workload scalability validation, DBA InfoPower's Load2Test collects and processes essential load performance data and proactively identifies performance limiters with its integrated Root Cause Analysis system.
With Azoff Music Management expertly guiding and developing the careers of top music and entertainment influencers, and DBA specializing in the management and growth of the industry's leading digital tastemakers, the partnership between the two trailblazing entities is a natural fit.
Speaking during her visit to the UAE to meet prospective DBA candidates, Professor Jikyeong Kang, director of the DBA programme at Manchester Business School, commented; "We are delighted to have the MBS DBA reconfirmed as the world's top ranked programme by the FT in its 2012 rankings, which is important to students considering investing a substantial amount of time and effort in embarking on this rigorous programme.