Tony Salerno

Senior Director

Tony Salerno is the Senior Director for Data Management and Managed Services at XTIVIA. He is responsible for management, development, and sales support of Virtual-DBA and database consulting/staffing services. Tony has a Bachelor of Science/Computer Science Degree from Rutgers University and 26+ years of IT experience. Prior to XTIVIA, he served as the Principal Consultant for Informix Software, Inc. and was a Member of Technical Staff I at Lucent Technologies.

What’s in Our Virtual-DBA Name?

Virtual-DBA came out of XTIVIA’s response to an urgent need in the market to limit travel during the dotcom bubble burst. It was vital for our customers to conserve travel resources, both time and money, while getting immediate response on database issues. In... read more

Top 10 Things You and Your DBA Can Do to Pivot From the Effects of COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 continue to disrupt “business as usual.” However, there are opportunities for strengthening business processes and even growth that were not present previously. Here is XTIVIA’s top 10 list of things your DBA could be doing to... read more

Database 101, Part 9: Expert Database Services from XTIVIA

Showcasing popular databases in the Database 101 series was meant to provide an introduction to database information and also XTIVIA’s exceptional database services. With the introductions out of the way, we’d like to share a little bit about our company... read more

Database 101, Part 8: Popular Databases – MongoDB

MongoDB is a document-oriented NoSQL database that uses the Binary Serialization Object Notation (BSON) file format — similar to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) — for versatile structuring and easy database storage. MongoDB has been popularly used by companies... read more

Database 101, Part 7: Popular Databases – PostgreSQL

Commonly referred to as “Postgres,” PostgreSQL is a free open source object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an interface for creating fail-safe environments and committed to preserving data integrity. Since its initial release in 1996,... read more

Database 101, Part 6: Popular Databases – IBM Db2

IBM’s Db2 (previously DB2 up until 2017) is a popular Relational Database Management System used by businesses of all sizes in the computer software and IT service industries. Originally developed for the relational model, IBM has extended Db2’s support to... read more