Re: SQL Server for Oracle DBAs

From: NetComrade <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:13:04 GMT
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On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 21:12:13 +0100, Palooka <> wrote:

>NetComrade wrote:
>> Anyone can recommend some links, some books?
>> We support about two dozen Oracle dbs, and seems like we'll be getting
>> a few SQL Servers to look into, and are just not read to hire a SQL
>> DBA yet, but we'll look into outsourcing some stuff initially (and
>> learn along).
>> Thanks

>I am not going to get involved in the inevitable flame wars. But
>wouldn't it be sensible to hire a *competent* SQL Server DBA, and then
>start a two way knowledge transfer process?
>We all need to support the business, rather than indulge in zealotry
>(this remark is *not* directed at NetComrade, btw).

We hired a consulting company.. but we still wanted to learn on our own as well
We run Oracle 9iR2,10gR2, 10g2RAC on RH4/RH5 and Solaris 10 (Sparc) We use RMAN and remote catalog for backups Received on Thu Oct 30 2008 - 09:13:04 CDT

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