How Become Oracle DBA

November 12, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

How Become Oracle DBA?

oracle dbaDBA (Database Administrator) is a person who is an expert with exceptional skills required in the fields of database management. These professionals are the worker bees that make sure that system runs smooth and without any glitches. It is their primary duty to trouble shoot any problem. Especially developed certifications, trainings and hands on experience are offered by database product manufacturers to train professionals to handle their products and solutions. DBA is a busy person in a corporate environment, even in come corporate structures there are a number of DBA’s at a single site. This all depends upon the complexity of the whole system.

DBA professional is a person who is equipped with the latest and up-to-date knowledge of the database system of his own choice. Advance knowledge is then combined with periodical trainings held by the manufacturer i.e. Oracle, and the final element, experience. Experience is considered to be the most important element, it is the stage when you get personal experience to trouble shoot the database system. A person who lacks any of these three elements would fail in his attempt to be called DBA.

Before purchasing the necessary course materials one should choose the correct database platform to begin. Latest platforms developed and launched by Oracle include the reliable 11g and 10g products. So one needs to choose the course for induction, he has ample choice such as Oracle DBA 11g or Oracle DBA 10g along with necessary Oracle DBA training. Once a person has made up his mind, the next step is to get admission in an authorized training and testing entre. This is necessary and is mandatory for beginners. Experienced professionals would be able to benefit from their previous experience.

Route to Certified Oracle DBA is divided in three brief steps. These steps are interconnected and one must complete all three steps to complete his certification. The very first step is Oracle Certified Associate, this is the initial step and is composed of three exams. You must pass at least two to make it to the second step. Oracle Certified Professional is the second step professional, it is necessary to acquire training at this level to quality for the next final level. Along with training you also need to pass the examination. Once cleared now you move to the final level the Oracle Certified Master, you need to get advance training and have to pass at least two exams to become the Oracle DBA.

This is a long road but it is very much necessary so that you can actually perform your job. Maintaining and troubleshooting Oracle database systems can only be performed by a certified professional. Huge commercial and corporate firms have giant interlinked database systems that interact around the world. Only a certified person will be able to point out the problem and fix it. Confidence is also boosted with the training that you get in the three qualification levels. You will also get a chance to upgrade your knowledge in future too.

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I am working as Oracle DBA from last 15+ years and certified in various Oracle certifications. I am professional faculty of Oracle DBA and providing training. I always try to build strongest career of my every student in every aspect to achieve their dream goals of life. Due to this reason, I am different type of trainer and during my training session, student gets hardware, software, network, seo, interview cracking, politics during job with course content using all practical lesson and real time scenario based training.

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  1. Omer Khan says:

    High rated article. I got what I am looking for. I am MCA and wanted to select Oracle database administration course for my career. But I confused and asked advice from my friends. They suggested me this article for reading. Trainer should be like Gitesh Trivedi. I want to learn Oracle DBA from you sir. Kindly guide me how to.

  2. Thangaraj says:

    Hi Gitesh,
    Yours site encouragable and more helpfull to us. Now i am working as a oracle support side & i have 2.7 years of experince, I planned to move oracle development side but i got most of the offers from support side only, but i m planning to step up my technology, so please suggest me, i m ready to learn but i m plan to choose correct path, is there any option to move oracle DBA… its possible.
    pls help me…

  3. Abhijit says:

    thank you for this valuable Blog i have question in my sir Oracle development means what is that? is it king of programming in only SQl or some what other languages pl z guide …because i am weak in programming..

    • giteshtrivedi says:

      Hi Abhijit,

      In Oracle database administration, programming does not need. If you are strong in SQL then it is good. Go ahead for DBA training.

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