Karen Southwick’s unauthorized account provides the full story of Larry Ellison’s brilliant, controversial career. Ellison’s drive and fierce ambition created Oracle out of the dust and built it into one of America’s great technology companies, but his unpredictable management style keeps it constantly on the edge of both success and disaster. The hostile bid for PeopleSoft is just the most recent example. With one clever strategic move, Larry Ellison threw much of the business software field into play.
Admired as a visionary leader and brilliant business mind, feared as a ruthless and formidable competitor, and loathed as an egomaniac with an explosive temper, Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison has emerged as one of the most controversial figures in a sea of brilliant, eccentric Silicon Valley luminaries.
But for such a high-profile character, Ellison maintains an enigmatic air, and his superachieving, multimillion-dollar company remains a rarely studied entity.
It seems like all of the biggest names in the computer industry are getting the celebrity bio treatment these days. But no corporate CEO deserves it more than Larry Ellison, the charismatic head of Oracle Corp. This isn't your standard, dry, "learn-from-his-example" type of life. It's not that Ellison's life doesn't offer the same lessons in hard-won business success as some of his colleague's, because it certainly does.
Offering accumulated observations of interviews with hundreds of job candidates, these books provide useful insights into which characteristics make a good IT professional. These handy guides each have a complete set of job interview questions and provide a practical method for accurately assessing the technical abilities of job candidates. The personality characteristics of successful IT professionals are listed and tips for identifying candidates with the right demeanor are included. Methods for evaluating academic and work histories are described as well.
IT managers will be able to quickly assess the technical ability of any Oracle job candidate using these Oracle job interview questions that are not available to the general public. The personality and background characteristics of successful Oracle professionals are listed, and tips for identifying candidates with the right demeanor are presented. Also provided are methods for evaluating academic and work history and oral interview questions for Oracle database administrators, developers, and Oracle analysts.
This book contains a huge alphabetical reference of all Oracle commands, functions, syntax, key words, concepts, and products. There's a thorough review of critical database concepts and an overview of SQL, as well as insider's tips and techniques for developing Oracle products. Throughout the text are extensive examples of the effective use, design, and maintenance of databases. It also shows how Oracle7's gateway capabilities allow users to transparently integrate new and existing data, systems, and applications.
The Ultimate Reference & Learning Guide for Oracle PL / SQL Over 100 PL/SQL Interview Questions, Answers, and Explanations It' s clear that Oracle is the future for enterprise information systems, and finding resources can be difficult. Oracle PL/SQL Interview Questions Answers, and Explanations guides you through your learning process. From helping you to assess your Oracle skills to evaluating candidates for a job, Oracle PL/SQL Interview Questions, Answers, & Explanations will help you understand what you really need to know.
This text provides hands-on instruction to relational database design and management using Oracle examples. The proven format features step-by-step tutorials, end-of-chapter reviews, practice questions, key term lists, and lab projects.
Softwar is a biography of Larry Ellison and his company, Oracle. As such, it's simultaneously a portrait of a clever and driven man, a case study of a successful software development company, and a tableau of the commercial software industry from its beginnings, through the dot-com craze, and into the present era.
Toad is an enormously popular interactive environment tool for Oracle development and administration. It allows developers to build, test, debug, and format their code via an easy-to-use graphical user interface, available in both freeware and commercial versions. Toad makes developers far more productive; using Toad, you'll find that program changes that once took hours can now be completed in minutes. Toad allows developers to browse their database tables, procedures, and object types; use code templates; and show errors.