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Database (Sql or Oracle)

sdham
hi all i am a web developer in php and now i wanna to switch off my carrier from web developer into Database(sql or oracle),but i havn't any experince in none of these tools (sql or orcale)and my educational background is Hindi hons. and also done web ciricullum from Niit (2 yrs diploma).
SO could anyone suggest me which is the best path for me to quit from developer into Database?is it possible for me to opt one of these tools as i havn't any IT bachlor degree?
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    marv732

    but it will require a lot of work to be able to understand the databases and how they work.
    Oracle has a site http://www.oracle.com/technology/ where you can download any Oracle product and use it to improve your understanding. It has lots of tutorials and forums to help you out.
    Microsoft also has sites which I'm sure will also help you to get an understanding of SQLServer.
    Courses are best but very expensive either way you go.
    Perhaps try the Express version of each along with some tutorials so you get a feel for both.
    Good luck with it all.

    Greg

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    Choppit

    Do some research into both to get a feel for the types of environment/organisations/applications they're deployed into. Take a look at the job market to see which would offer you the best future for your career.

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    cpubymike

    If you are new to Data bases I would start with sqlite or postresql, both are in Ubuntu Repositories. Which has good Language support and if they don't Debian does in effect they are almost the same just Ubuntu is a little more refiened and Debian is allot more stable and reliable jsut a little harder to use for multimedia
    I would also look into SQL commands as well once you have a good handle of how a DBMS works.

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    marv732

    but it will require a lot of work to be able to understand the databases and how they work.
    Oracle has a site http://www.oracle.com/technology/ where you can download any Oracle product and use it to improve your understanding. It has lots of tutorials and forums to help you out.
    Microsoft also has sites which I'm sure will also help you to get an understanding of SQLServer.
    Courses are best but very expensive either way you go.
    Perhaps try the Express version of each along with some tutorials so you get a feel for both.
    Good luck with it all.

    Greg

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    Choppit

    Do some research into both to get a feel for the types of environment/organisations/applications they're deployed into. Take a look at the job market to see which would offer you the best future for your career.

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    cpubymike

    If you are new to Data bases I would start with sqlite or postresql, both are in Ubuntu Repositories. Which has good Language support and if they don't Debian does in effect they are almost the same just Ubuntu is a little more refiened and Debian is allot more stable and reliable jsut a little harder to use for multimedia
    I would also look into SQL commands as well once you have a good handle of how a DBMS works.