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Oracle Database 10g: A Beginner's Guide by Michael Corey, Michael Abbey, Ian Abramson

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CRITICAL SKILL 3.1

Learn the Job of the DBA

The role of a DBA is more of a career than a job. Those of us who have been doing this for many years are always learning new things and just trying to keep up! That’s the exciting thing about being a DBA: the job keeps changing. Databases are growing at a phenomenal pace, the number of users is increasing, availability requirements are striving for that magical 24/7 mark, and security has become a much greater concern. As you will see in this book, databases now include more than just data. They are also about the Internet and grid computing and XML and Java. So, how long will it take you to learn how to be a DBA? For as long as you’re practicing this career.

There are some concrete steps that you ...

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