What skills are requied to become a Oracle DBA ?
I am from Electronics background and working as a trainer in a Pvt company but now I want to change my career to IT field. I am having some basic knowledge of SQL programming, that's why i decided to go for a Oracle DBA. Is knowledge of LINUX is must for a DBA?
Asked By: Naveen Gupta - 9/8/2012
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A number of Oracle professionals mistakenly believe that the Oracle DBA skills are purely technical. In reality, the Oracle DBA must be an "ace" of all IT functions, because he or she has ultimate responsibility for overall database design, database implementation, backup, and recovery. Excellent communications as well... More
Answered By: Avishek - 9/12/2012
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Good Knowledge of SQL is all what is needed. No need of linux knowledge.
Answered By: sweetmulga - 9/8/2012
IMO yes, you need some knowledge of the operating system(s) on which Oracle databases are running. Most of the deployments are on Linux or Unix variants (AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, etc). But many are also on Windows... More
Answered By: kenzo2047 - 9/8/2012
Some of the people I've worked with in the field who were Oracle DBA's also had a solid Linux background. They were charged with not only maintaining the Oracle databases, but also managing the linux servers that hosted them. This is especially important when applying patches and troubleshooting server performance... More
Answered By: J P K - 9/8/2012
Answered By: @nand - 9/10/2012
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