Re: Crossing over from SQL Server

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 10:27:58 +0200
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"Tracy McKibben" <> schreef in bericht
> About a year ago, the company that I work for purchased another
> company. We're a large SQL Server shop, but this new company has a
> mix of SQL Server and Oracle. As part of the DBA team, I'm required
> to start learning Oracle, in order to provide production support
> (admin duties, performance tuning, etc..).
> Aside from classroom training (doesn't work well for me, I get bored),
> what suggestions are there for getting up to speed? I'm looking for a
> "in SQL, you do it like this, in Oracle, you do it this way" stuff -
> books, CBT's, whatever. I'm planning to purchase the "Admin Workshop
> I", "Admin Workshop II", and "Performance Tuning" CBT's from Oracle.
> What else can I look for?

If you get bored by classroom training, you will FALL ASLEEP with CBT's. If the other company used to be an Oracle partner (member of OPN, Oracle Partner Network) you could try some free online training courses there to test the effect of CBT's on your sleep cycles.

Shakespeare Received on Wed Jun 11 2008 - 03:27:58 CDT

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