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RE: My career path and Oracle?

From: Veeraraju_Mareddi <>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 07:46:45 -0800
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Friends and Pals,

I dont think Oracle does not wipe out soon in next 10 more years. Please correct if I am wrong.


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> From: Denham Eva[]
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> Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 6:51 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> Subject: My career path and Oracle?
> Hello Gurus,
> I've been wondering about something, at best this can be dangerous :-) Is
> anyone else been doing some serious career path evaluation?
> I have been wondering seriously about the future of Oracle, I don't know
> if it is just my imagination but Oracle's market share seems to be
> dwindling rapidly, both on the small to medium enterprise but also in the
> high end enterprise scope. I think someone on this group mentioned the
> other day that Oracle's revenues and market share base was begin held up
> by existing customers, and was not experiencing any noteworthy growth in
> new customers.
> Lets face it Oracle is pricing itself out of the market, DBs like MSSQL,
> MySQL and Postgresql are beginning to out price it BIG time. Many of these
> DBs are beginning to add features to their feature lists that equal
> Oracles.
> Am I the only one who is wondering if re-skilling now while I can and
> still have a job, should be a serious consideration for this years career
> planning?
> Please share your views. I would love to hear how some of you feel on this
> subject.
> Regards
> Denham Eva
> Oracle DBA
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