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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Why I Choose Oracle as my Career ?

Dear Friends,

There are some question which asked frequently on forms from every oracle newbie.

1. Which Oracle Certification I choose ?
Here I will explain in details.

There types of Oracle Certification we can do.
1. Oracle DBA
2. Oracle Developer
3. Oracle Application DBA

1. Oracle DBA
The person which maintain Oracle Database called Oracle Database Administrator.
There are some frequent work for Oracle DBA
1. Database Backup Responsibity.
2. Database Performance Tunning
3. Database Basic Administration Like " user creation, database security"
Above work is complete dedicated to Oracle DBA and every company which use Oracle Database they always need Oracle DBA.

Certification: Oracle 9i

Certification: Oracle 10g Oracle Developer
The person which create coding and design forms and report for front-end application
There are some frequent work for Oracle Developer
1. Coding
2. Create and Design Forms and Reports
3. SQL Tunning
Above work is complete dedicated to Oracle Developer

Certification: Oracle9i,10g

3. Oracle Application DBA

The Person which work on ERP (enterprise resource planning)
There are some frequent work for Oracle Application DBA
1. Implement Oracle ERP according company requirement.
2. Patching and Clonning
3. Maintain Application Module like "financial,hr etc"

Certification: Oracle10g

2. From where I get Real Time Exprience ?

This is very most important and difficult question :)

because without exprience we can't get job or without job we can't get real time exprience :)

So First understand what is real time exprience ?
Read Time exprience means where so many users working in your Oracle DB and DBA have to maintain that database, if any error comes DBA have to fix as soon as possible.

This exprience we can't get without Job ?
Ans: Yes,

Now if we remove REAL TIME word in exprience then we can get only exprience without Job ?
Ans: Yes,

How ? i will show you.

First understand what is exprience ?
Exprience means we have to good concept with some practical knowledge in Oracle DB.

Now Question is how can get good concept knowledge with some pratical knowledge ?

1. Buy On PC with minimum 512 RAM with 80 harddisk.
2. Install Oracle 10g Database or Oracle 11g
It is free you can download here

Note: Oracle 11g is also released on Windows or Linux Platforms

3. Download below books from Oracle Documentation
1. Oracle Concept

2. Oracle Administrator Guide

3. Oracle Sql Reference Guide

4. Oracle Performance Tunning Guide

4. Now start reading with step by step first read 1 pointed books then 2 and so on.

5. If you face in problem means any error message or anything which you don't understand then please refer oracle forms.
1. Oracle OTN forms
2. OraFAQ forms
3. Asktom

4. Some Oracle guru's Blog

I am not Oracle Guru's but visit my blog also :)
5. Some good Site

After Follow above instruction you will be very good Oracle Knowledgable person.

3. How can I get Oracle Job ?

What you think after complete Second point (above) you will not get job ?
Ans: NO, we will get job...hurrrey :)

But also keep in mind below things when you going for interview
1. Make sure you have very good RESUME/CV created.
If anybody want to know about how to create CV for oracle please email me at asktaj i will check and correct your CV.

2. First decide In which subject you are very powerful ?
1. Administration
2. Backup and Recovery
3. Performance Tunning

3. Good Dress Code


Hope this article give you good understand about Oracle Certification , Exprience and Job.

Please give me your comments.
Thank You


Anonymous said...

hey dude wonderful information.


Alfredo said...

Great article.

Thanks a lot for having shared these informations with all us :)

My turn next time.


Diva said...

Hi Taj, really fruitfull information for begineers and i am one among them..keep goin on with lots of stuffs. Diva

sutharthan said...

hi taj,

thanks for the wonderful posting , i would like to know how much in average the junior dba can earn as i'm thinking of switching to oracle dba as i'm doing support role for applications.

Anonymous said...

awesome post

Muhammad Abdul Halim said...

very nice for beginners.
i always reference it .

Muhammad Abdul Halim

chintan said...

Thank you sir

chintan said...


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