Re: confused In doing ORACLE DBA OR SQL SERVER DBA

From: Rohit <>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 13:50:05 -0800 (PST)
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No ! i have to chose only one

joel garry wrote:
> On Dec 16, 10:59 am, Rohit <> wrote:
> > Hi All ,
> >
> > i am going to start a Course for Oracle Dba
> >
> > But i am lil bit confused In doing ORACLE DBA OR SQL SERVER DBA
> >
> > any of you  please help me out with this confusion shall i start
> > Oracle or Sql as far as market recommendations are required
> >
> > Please do the need full..
> I've noticed a few posts here and there by Oracle DBA's who have gone
> to SQL Server conferences, and they seem to think the SS folk are
> heavily into myths and legends as Oracle folk were about a decade and
> a half ago. Seeing these posts reinforces my own bias, I've felt the
> same thing.
> For the vast majority of sites that use SS, not much really needs to
> be done, partly because it is simpler, partly because it doesn't have
> the instrumentation to find out what is really wrong. I know one
> fellow who is an SS dba among many Oracle dba's, and he has to deal
> with many more db's. But he can. Oracle databases tend to be larger
> and more complex, with more knobs to twiddle.
> Personally, I stay away from things where I have to compete with high
> school kids or cheap remote labor. If you happen to be in a place
> that provides cheap remote labor, then there is a mileu which may be
> suitable for you, but there won't be any top-end jobs. But you can
> get your foot in the door. If you are in the US or other major
> market, you have to make the decision as to whether you want to part
> of a mass of averageness, or have the opportunity for greatness.
> Either way, get a few years of development under your belt first.
> There's an advantage to having both, too.
> jg
> --
> is bogus.
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Received on Thu Dec 17 2009 - 15:50:05 CST

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