Re: Oracle DBA future
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:36:17 +1100
Ranko Mosic wrote,on my timestamp of 4/03/2008 1:25 PM:
> Bit defeatist and off-topic, I admit, but I'd like to hear what's the
> opinion on future of our profession and which way to go.
Wish I had a future reading lens as well...
> What I read in trade press is that DBA's and geeks in general can't be
> just technical any more, we must get into business side.
That's been the case for a looong time, not just now.
> What does list think ? If we all must be more business savvy,
> what's the best way to get into it from where we are now ? Data modeling ?
> Suggestions, ideas, thoughts please.
Get a permanent job instead of contract gigs and first time one hits a work problem, try to solve it instead of running away to another gig.
Might sound a bit crude, but long term jobs are not inherited or due: they are made. And it's whoever is in them that has to do the "made" bit.
Just like any other relationship, really.
Hey, it worked for me...
-- Cheers Nuno Souto in sunny Sydney, Australia dbvision_at_iinet.net.au -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Tue Mar 04 2008 - 05:36:17 CST