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Business English/ESL | Topic: English for Database Administration (DBA) 1

Designed to teach you the most up-to-date IT (information technology)-related words and expressions. This exercise is on database administration terminology.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. I have to add a new _____________________ to this database.
  record
  set
  data

2. I _____________________ ( = changed) the database, but now it's not working.
  modernized
  modified
  modelled

3. We're having issues with data _____________________. ( = the data is not whole/complete)
  integrity
  integration
  interest

4. We're looking for a database administrator who can ensure maximum performance _____________________ budgetary constraints.
  giving our
  given our
  give our

5. I've got a lot of experience in _____________________. I've done many disaster recovery drills throughout the course of my career.
  recover
  recourse
  recoverability

6. One of your main duties will be to _____________________ new versions of DBMS software.
  instate
  instigate
  install

7. We need you to analyze the data stored in the database and to make __________________ relating to performance and efficiency of that data storage.
  recommendations
  recommend
  ideas

8. If something is available at all times, it is available __________________.
  7/24
  24/7
  365/7

9. You'll have to test this new database before it is moved into a __________________ environment. ( = before it goes live)
  produce
  protected
  production

10. We have to make a __________________ ( = a copy) of this database.
  backup
  back-version
  back-on

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