Protecting data security, privacy, and integrity are important database functions. What activities are required in the DBA’s managerial role of enforcing those functions?

 Discuss the importance and characteristics of database backup and recovery procedures. Then describe the actions that must be detailed in backup and recovery plans.

 Assume that your company has assigned you the responsibility of selecting the corporate DBMS. Develop a checklist of the technical issues and other aspects involved in the selection process.