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Re: Career questions: databases

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 02:47:26 -0300
Message-ID: <46873fdc$0$4324$9a566e8b@news.aliant.net>


hpuxrac wrote:

> On Jun 30, 7:05 pm, DA Morgan <damor..._at_psoug.org> wrote:
> 

>>Bob Badour wrote:
>>
>>>He also said the above is a long list of technologies that nobody could
>>>learn. I suspect he is mentally retarded and doesn't realize it yet so
>>>he assumes everybody else is too.
>>
>>Are you willing to stand up in front of an audience of 200+ developers
>>and DBAs, averaging 7.5 years of experience, and field live questions
>>on just one of those products: The Oracle 10g database?
>>
>>There are a small number of us that do. Any time you want to join us
>>let me know and I will give you that opportunity. It will be really
>>interesting to watch you back up your words with action, at a podium
>>in a lecture hall, and with no prop other than a SQL*Plus command line.
>>Pick any date between August 19 and December 19, 2007.
>>
>>In the learning curve of all skills and technologies there is a point
>>where one begins and they know they know nothing. Then they gain a
>>little knowledge and they think they know it all (sort of like being
>>a teenager). Some dig deeper and learn how much they really don't know.
>>Perhaps Bob you are one of those that never took that final step. I've
>>never met you so I don't know. But I do know that the real experts
>>never make the mistake you just made.
> 
> Calling yourself an expert is not the approach I would recommend.
> 
> Usually experts are recognized by other people not by themselves.  I
> am more than willing to call Tom Kyte or Cary Millsap or Jonathan
> Lewis an expert.

Apparently Morgan's mental retardation stems from an inability to comprehend written english. Received on Sun Jul 01 2007 - 00:47:26 CDT

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