Re: training for new DBA's

From: Chris Taylor <>
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 19:10:02 -0600
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I think you need a person who is comfortable with SQL and databases as a start - do not consider candidates below this.

From there I recommend the Oracle Education DBA I and II as jumping off point.


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> On Jan 31, 2014, at 5:11 PM, Jeff C <> wrote:
> We are looking at training a new DBA from scratch (hiring from within) and I am looking for any opinions on where/how/what to train this person on. I was thinking of starting with just basic SQL and relational database design then onto some pl/sql. After that move on to dba stuff.
> Is there any good free or cheap places to get this kind of training?
> And how would you test a very beginner candidate to know if they would be a good fit for this position. Any questions or tests I good give them? What would you look for?
> This is new to me as I have been mainly the lone dba for years and also trained on the job.
> Thanks for any input.
> Jeff

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