Re: SQLPLUS training, why?

  • From: Gus Spier <gus.spier@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gabriel.aragon@xxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 23:01:13 -0500

Because it's portable.  Things you do in sql*plus at one job site you'll be
able to take with you to the next.  Every oracle installation is guaranteed
to have sql*plus available.


On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 10:09 PM, Aragon, Gabriel (GE, Corporate,
consultant) <gabriel.aragon@xxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hi list,
> I have been asked to give a sqlplus training to some junior and junior+
> DBA's, since Im expecting the first question to be:
> "I know how to run most common DML/DDL/etc commands so, why do I need to
> take a sqlplus training to format output or generate reports when there is a
> lot of tools which can help me to access database w/o using manual input?"
> and I have thought some answers like:
> 1. Im sure nobody is exploding all features available in SQLPLUS.
> 2. What would you do if you have to work in a company which is not able to
> pay for nice tools?
> 3. Knowledge on SQLPLUS would help you to get a better understanding of
> oracle database.
> and so on..
> but I would like to hear some feedback from you guys, why a sqlplus
> training is important?
> Gabriel

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