Once a business or organization reaches a certain size, it needs a dedicated IT department. This used to involve hiring an in-office Database Administrator (DBA), but many companies are now outsourcing their DBA services. Should you hire an in-office DBA? Can DBAs work remotely without sacrificing efficiency? Let's take a closer look at your options.
The release of Java SE 17 earlier this year marked a milestone in the platform's new release schedule. This was the second Long-Term Support (LTS) release since Oracle announced the Java SE Subscription program in 2018. This guide will explain how the Java release schedule works and how to plan around future releases.