Re: Oracle Certification DBA or Developer

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 11:34:21 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 2, 5:57 am, Sanjeev <> wrote:
> Dear Gurus,
>   I have got 2.5 years experience in Oracle 9i (SQL, PL/SQL) with
> Java.
>   Mostly Database development (SQL, PL/SQL).
>   I want do a certification in Oracle and having a doubt where should
> go?
>   Whether Developer or DBA track, as well as which certification I
> need to go for so as to become career in Oracle.
>   Which certification will be suitable for me.
>   Whether Oracle 10g certification OR Oracle 9i certification
>   Since I am not working on D2k
>  Could any one provide suggestion for me.
> Regards
> Sanjeev

Two points to consider:
1- There are more Oracle developer than Oracle DBA jobs. 2- Being a good DBA often puts emphasis on a different skill set than required for being a successful developer

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Fri Jan 02 2009 - 13:34:21 CST

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