The complexity of Oracle environments and the strategic importance of Oracle databases require the Oracle DBAs constantly improve their skill sets to remain marketable. What are you doing today to maintain your expertise and your marketability in this ever increasing competitive IT market?
Upcoming Skill Sets that are Increasing in Importance
At customer sites I see the following skill sets increasing in importance (in no particular order):
- Storage management (ASM and Clustering).
- Oracle Application DBAs.
- Oracle Fusion Middleware (Java, Web Services, XML, SOA, BPEL, SOAP, WSDL, ...).
- Business Intelligence