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Re: Career questions: databases

From: hpuxrac <>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 17:32:02 -0700
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On Jun 30, 7:05 pm, DA Morgan <> wrote:
> Bob Badour wrote:
> > He also said the above is a long list of technologies that nobody could
> > learn. I suspect he is mentally retarded and doesn't realize it yet so
> > he assumes everybody else is too.
> Are you willing to stand up in front of an audience of 200+ developers
> and DBAs, averaging 7.5 years of experience, and field live questions
> on just one of those products: The Oracle 10g database?
> There are a small number of us that do. Any time you want to join us
> let me know and I will give you that opportunity. It will be really
> interesting to watch you back up your words with action, at a podium
> in a lecture hall, and with no prop other than a SQL*Plus command line.
> Pick any date between August 19 and December 19, 2007.
> In the learning curve of all skills and technologies there is a point
> where one begins and they know they know nothing. Then they gain a
> little knowledge and they think they know it all (sort of like being
> a teenager). Some dig deeper and learn how much they really don't know.
> Perhaps Bob you are one of those that never took that final step. I've
> never met you so I don't know. But I do know that the real experts
> never make the mistake you just made.

Calling yourself an expert is not the approach I would recommend.

Usually experts are recognized by other people not by themselves. I am more than willing to call Tom Kyte or Cary Millsap or Jonathan Lewis an expert. Received on Sat Jun 30 2007 - 19:32:02 CDT

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