Re: Getting that first Oracel DBA job.

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 21:36:53 +0100
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On 17.11.2008 20:32, ddf wrote:
> On Nov 17, 9:24 am, Jimmy <> wrote:

>> I finished writing an article for new DBA's that are trying to get
>> that first Oracle DBA job. I remember how tough it was so I thought I
>> would share what I learned. You can read the article by going to:
>> Let me know what you think of it, I would love to hear what other
>> DBA's and even new DBA's got from reading it.

> The mindset:
> " I became frustrated at the amount of money that I was pulling in, so
> I went online to check the current salary averages for different IT
> occupations. I was amazed to see DBA's at the top of many of the lists
> I found. From that point on, I made up my mind that I was going to
> become an Oracle DBA."
> The interview:
> "So, how much experience do you have?"

You were the interviewer, were you? :-)

> Ahh, the power of money. I was so hoping there was a much loftier
> goal for your becoming an Oracle DBA. Silly me.

Maybe the DBA job did not pay as much as he hoped - at least looking at Adblock's list of blocked items gives the impression that the page is there to make some money...



PS: VMWare even offers VMWare Server for free - and then you do not need an Easy VMX Creater - whose site he did not even properly link. Received on Mon Nov 17 2008 - 14:36:53 CST

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