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How can large data handling be a special requirement for job?

I chanced to see some job requirements of Oracle SQL programmer or C# developer jobs, who want a person who can handle terabytes of data in ETL or data migration. I have worked on data migration to ...
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Is Oracle WebCenter 11g equivalent to a larger version of SharePoint? [closed]

I have some experience with SharePoint. My company has decided to use Oracle WebCenter to create a internal portal. None of the IT staff have any experience with Oracle WebCenter, and I think we could ...
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Hudson or Jenkins

We have been using Hudson for quite a while and we loved it. Now many Hudson-developers have "left the building" to create their own: Jenkins (which means the project has been forked). As ...
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Changing my Sun SCJP certification to an Oracle one?

I hold a Sun SCJP from ten years ago or so. At first it was supposed to be a temporary certification (valid for a few years, I don't remember exactly: all I remember is that I had an expiration date ...
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Some advice concerning Oracle and Java

I've seen the news yesterday that Java 7 and Java 8 passed but the majority weren't very happy. Can anyone clarify what consequences does this have on Java and the community ? What licenses did Oracle ...
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what should I do? [closed]

I am a configuration manager. I did my internship for 6 month before and they hired me for just 3 months now. They hire a new person for CM team today, I am worried they'd kick me out. Right now I ...
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Who gives direction to the overall product offering and innovation?

I sometimes wonder how CEOs or Founders of companies like Microsoft and Oracle manage the overall technology movement and product link-up. Take for example Oracle, it started with the database only ...
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Will Java be dead if the split into free/premium JVM happens? [closed]

According to http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/06/oracle_dueling_jvms/ there is a possibility that Oracle really will kill Java split Java into Free and Premium JVMs. My Questions Do you think ...
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What's stopping Oracle from supporting identity (auto-numeric) columns? [closed]

EDIT: As gavenkoa's answer points out, Oracle Database 12c (released a couple of years after this question was asked) has support for Identity Columns. As far as I know, Oracle's RDBMS is one of ...
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Do hardcopy certificates matter?

I'm asking this question because Oracle has decided not to give hardcopy certificates for all Sun certifications Is this good or bad? and does any employer ask for the certificate itself?