Re: Database Management

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Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 07:30:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 23, 9:14 am, gazzag <> wrote:
> On 23 May, 15:08, Mark D Powell <> wrote:
> > Besides no one hires someone fresh out of school to be a DBA.  You
> > pretty much have to have developer experience or be a system
> > administrator depending on the kind of shop you are being hired into.
> > -- Mark D Powell --- Hide quoted text -
> While I agree with you 100%, sadly this isn't always the case in the
> real world.  The lackadaisical some organisations take to their data
> never ceases to amaze me :(

I'll agree with that as it appears some organizations equate knowledge with experience (as in 'He's an OCP so he must be qualified.')

I realise I'm preaching to the choir, but there is no substitute for experience. Sadly (and appallingly) some shops miss that boat.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Fri May 23 2008 - 09:30:31 CDT

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