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Re: Career questions: databases

From: Keith H Duggar <duggar_at_alum.mit.edu>
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 12:44:48 -0700
Message-ID: <1183319088.785815.47670@n60g2000hse.googlegroups.com>


On Jul 1, 4:53 am, Cimode <cim..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 juil, 01:05, 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?
>
> If that's what is supposed to be the new climax of *database
> education*: being able to answer tons of question about one specific
> product? Fabian PASCAL was right, product training is slowly but
> surely replacing education in the western hemisphere.
>
> It's fun to observe that the new climax of database higher learning
> has became *all* but database theory : communication and product
> specific knowledge.

Quoted for truth. I must cautiously admit that was a great post. "product training is replacing education" ... so sad. Received on Sun Jul 01 2007 - 14:44:48 CDT

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