Re: consolidation of multiple rows

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 09:21:53 -0700
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Jerry Stuckle wrote:

> --CELKO-- wrote:

>>>> In the time his students take to install Oracle, our DB2 Admin
>>>> students have learned about the tuning parameters, explained SQL
>>>> statements to determine why things run slowly and tuned the system
>>>> for better performance. <<
>> I like DB2 better than Oracle myself, but a lot of that kind of thing
>> is done with the initial installation and configuration in Oracle. It
>> is not easy and you really need to learn to do an install.
>> Did you notice that one posting you criticize Dan for being too
>> academic and then for giving too much physical detail? Please be more
>> consistent in your attacks.
>> My previous full-time job was at a for-profit, start-up developer's
>> university. We tracked the premium at which our grads are hired.. All
>> schools track such things in the education and training business and
>> since you are in the business, I assume that you do the same.
>> Programmers who get thru Dan's courses are hired at a premium; what
>> premium do your students command?
> Our customers are mainly Fortune 500 companies, paid for by the company. 
>  Our students are employees of them.  We do not request payroll 
> information; that is between the employee and his/her employer.

Your customers? You are posting from a generic attglobal account. What training company do you work for?

My "company" is the University of Washington. Our "customers" are Amazon, AT&T, Boeing, Starbucks, T-Mobile, Washington Mutual Bank, etc. And we do survey them, at least once a quarter, and we know precisely what they want and provide it to them in the manner they find most valuable which is why there is never an empty seat in the lecture hall. Hasn't been one in 7 years.

But thanks for your obviously sincere concern about how these F500 companies are faring.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Wed Mar 12 2008 - 11:21:53 CDT

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