The Internet has changed everything!! The way we do business, work, and even how we live has changed dramatically. In general, the Internet has made things easier for customers, businesses, and the user community to communicate and do business. But a DBA responsible for an e-business (an iDBA) faces several new challenges that aren't part of a traditional non-web environment. In addition, issues that once were not very important have now taken center stage in the new web-based world. This article discusses the typical issues encountered by an Oracle DBA who is responsible for an e-business.