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Do I need to be good in MATH to be a Database Administrator?

I am planning to be a database administrator and I'm thinking to get a certificate for that. I already know the classes that I need to take but I'm not sure if the "oracle, linux, unix" are programming classes... I'm really really bad at math, and I always hear that a person has to be good in math to be a programmer ( or at least to make programs ). Can somebody tell me the if these (oracle, linux, unix) classes are gonna be programming??? Thanks.

Asked By: sofly - 7/29/2008
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Math isnt a big part of Database Admins. Most of the Admins job is to keep existing database systems operational and to help non computer people get information out of the database or put information into the database. You will learn operating systems like unix so that you can manage files on the hard drive, make... More
Answered By: piperj01 - 7/29/2008
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Gotta be good in math.
Answered By: kass_fchsbabe_2007 - 7/29/2008
 
There will be some programming. Linux is an operating system. Unix is an operating system, usually commercial (Solaris, HP-UX). They are similar in lots of ways, so if you get comfortable with one you should have no issues with the other... More
Answered By: joe.attaboy - 7/29/2008
 
Oracle Tutorials- http://alldatabase.info/
Answered By: Hansika - 7/29/2008
 
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