Are Oracle's Live Virtual Courses worth doing?

From: DG problem <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:38:09 -0800 (PST)
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I've been trapped on Oracle for years now and finally there is talk of upgrading to 11g. So, I've tried to get onto some courses, however, there are none in my city. So my boss wants me to do a live virtual course. Has anyone done any of these courses and if so do you recommend them? Or would it be much better value to fly some where that has the courses on?

I've been doing Oracle DB work for about 10 years and was thinking that the courses that would be most useful would be Oracle Admin II, Data Guard and Enterprise Manager. Although, I currently use Korn shell scripts for all of my admin on HP-UX boxes.

I realise that these are very general questions so I'm only after very general answers. I personally think I might be better off just setting up Data Guard, EM and the DBs on my two Linux test boxes and learn by getting my hands dirty.

How useful is EM these days? Received on Mon Jan 09 2012 - 18:38:09 CST

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