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There's a whole Stack Exchange site devoted to Database Administration(and More), having a tag on Stack Overflow isn't of much use and it doesn't describe the question at all - it's more of a meta tag.

So, please burninate

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+1, though I disagree that it's a meta tag. However, it certainly could not stand alone on a SO question, and the questions have very little to do with each other. –  Charles Jan 3 '12 at 6:21
    
" Burninate? " –  muntoo Jan 3 '12 at 6:30
    
@muntoo: trogdor burninates tags for breakfast, brunch, lunch, mid-day-snack, tea, dinner, supper, dessert, and mid-night snack. –  sarnold Jan 3 '12 at 6:46
    
@muntoo reference to character on homestarrunner.com –  Brandon Moore Jan 4 '12 at 21:17

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Agreed, it is now burninated.

tag burninated

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There are all kinds of legitimate programming questions related to database administration. Just because there are non-programming dba questions doesn't mean the dba tag isn't useful for tagging legitimate programming questions that have to do with dba.

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.. and "dba" tag doesn't convey much about the question. –  Sathya Jan 3 '12 at 6:38
    
it's still a meta-tag see blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags –  Jeff Atwood Jan 3 '12 at 9:51
    
@JeffAtwood I suppose this isn't exactly an argument for the merit of the tag, but I've seen a perfectly legitimate question for SO that gets moved because someone saw "dba" in it and thought "Oh I saw a site that specifically deals with dba stuff... that must mean this question isn't valid here". –  Brandon Moore Jan 4 '12 at 21:25

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