DBA Interview Questions, FYI

Philip Sevetson

DBA Interview Questions, FYI
To all you guys-n-gals who've been asking what kind of questions a DBA should be prepared to answer, or how to interview for a DBA, there's actually a BOOK!!! out there for ya. "IBM DB2 Database Interview Questions, Answers and Explanations: IBM DB2 Database Certification Review (Paperback)" -- I refer you to the Amazon entry, found easily via the TinyURL reference below:

http://tinyurl.com/yqbjdf
or its "preview" view:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yqbjdf

Thanks!
 
--Phil Sevetson, NYCAPS DBA Support
Financial Information Services Agency of The City of New York
450 West 33rd Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
phone: (212) 857-1688
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Don D Mo

Re: DBA Interview Questions, FYI
(in response to Philip Sevetson)
So how do you answer this question -

"Have you read this book - IBM DB2 Database Certification Review?"

"If yes, do you know all the answers?"



-----Original Message-----
From: DB2 Data Base Discussion List [mailto:[login to unmask email] On Behalf Of Sevetson, Phil
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 2:49 PM
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Subject: [DB2-L] DBA Interview Questions, FYI

To all you guys-n-gals who've been asking what kind of questions a DBA should be prepared to answer, or how to interview for a DBA, there's actually a BOOK!!! out there for ya. "IBM DB2 Database Interview Questions, Answers and Explanations: IBM DB2 Database Certification Review (Paperback)" -- I refer you to the Amazon entry, found easily via the TinyURL reference below:

http://tinyurl.com/yqbjdf
or its "preview" view:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yqbjdf

Thanks!
 
--Phil Sevetson, NYCAPS DBA Support
Financial Information Services Agency of The City of New York 450 West 33rd Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001
phone: (212) 857-1688
mailto: [login to unmask email]



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Andy Lankester

Re: DBA Interview Questions, FYI
(in response to Don D Mo)
I guess that the answer 'pretty much' would not disqualify you; and it's STILL not Friday!

Andy Lankester



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From: DB2 Data Base Discussion List [mailto:[login to unmask email] On Behalf Of Mo, Don D
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 8:00 PM
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Subject: Re: [DB2-L] DBA Interview Questions, FYI

So how do you answer this question -

"Have you read this book - IBM DB2 Database Certification Review?"

"If yes, do you know all the answers?"



-----Original Message-----
From: DB2 Data Base Discussion List [mailto:[login to unmask email] On Behalf Of Sevetson, Phil
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 2:49 PM
To: [login to unmask email]
Subject: [DB2-L] DBA Interview Questions, FYI

To all you guys-n-gals who've been asking what kind of questions a DBA should be prepared to answer, or how to interview for a DBA, there's actually a BOOK!!! out there for ya. "IBM DB2 Database Interview Questions, Answers and Explanations: IBM DB2 Database Certification Review (Paperback)" -- I refer you to the Amazon entry, found easily via the TinyURL reference below:

http://tinyurl.com/yqbjdf
or its "preview" view:
http://preview.tinyurl.com/yqbjdf

Thanks!
 
--Phil Sevetson, NYCAPS DBA Support
Financial Information Services Agency of The City of New York 450 West 33rd Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001
phone: (212) 857-1688
mailto: [login to unmask email]



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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

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