Re: PLSQL training CBT

From: 2apart <>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 06:09:45 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 15, 10:55 am, wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> We are taking on a couple of junior PLSQL programmers straight out of
> university who are well versed with the basics of PLSQL. We will
> provide a level of on site training but would like them to have a more
> thorough level of understanding of the topics such as creating PLSQL
> blocks; packages, triggers, procedures, functions, cursors etc etc
> before letting them loose on our systems!.
> Rather than sending them on an expensive oracle course, we have
> decided to do much of the training on site with CBT's and integrate
> them within our Oracle development team.
> Do any of you know of any good Computer based training courses for the
> intermediate (not beginner) programmer whether it be CD or a website.
> They both have quite an in depth knowledge of SQL so that is not
> really a requirement for us at this moment.
> I have done quite intensive google searches but before I buy anything
> I thought I would see what you guys would recommend as much of the
> CBT's I have seen are more geared towards the absolute beginner which
> is not really relevant to us.
> Any advice would be great!
> Chris

I wouldn't obsess about CBTs. There are plenty of great books with examples and exercises that use Oracle's database. But, if CBT it is, then what about these online schools like Grantham, Phoenix, Kaplan... Accenture have CBTs from Thomson they use, but the unlucky that had to take them, and get serious about it, went out and purchased books (like Oracle Database 10g PL/SQL Programming).

Personally.... I think CBTs have a long way to go. Received on Mon Feb 18 2008 - 08:09:45 CST

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