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Database professionals are in high demand. If you already work as one, you probably know this. And if you are looking to become a database administrator, that high demand and the commensurate salary may be what is motivating you to make this career move.
How can you advance your career as a database administrator? By taking the courses on this list.
If you want to learn more about database administration to expand your knowledge and move up the ladder in this field, these courses can help you achieve that goal.
Udemy’s Oracle DBA 11g/12c – Database Administration for Junior DBA course can help you get a high-paying position as an Oracle Database Administrator.
Best of all, it can do it in just six weeks.
This database administrator course is a Udemy bestseller that is offered in eight languages. Over 29,000 students have taken it, giving it a 4.3-star rating. Once you complete it and become an Oracle DBA, you will be able to:
To take the intermediate-level course that includes 11 hours of on-demand video spanning 129 lectures, you should have basic knowledge of UNIX/LINUX commands and SQL.
The 70-462: SQL Server Database Administration (DBA) course from Udemy was initially designed to help beginner students ace the Microsoft 70-462 exam. Although that exam has been officially withdrawn, you can still use this course to gain some practical experience with database administration in SQL Server.
Many employers seek SQL Server experience since it is one of the top database tools. Take the 70-462: SQL Server Database Administration (DBA) course, and you can gain valuable knowledge on the course and deliver your resume a nice boost.
Some of the skills you will learn in the 70-462 course include:
DBA knowledge is not needed to take the 10-hour course that spans 100 lectures, and you will not need to have SQL Server already installed on your computer. In terms of popularity, this is a Udemy bestseller with a 4.6-star rating and over 20,000 students.
Nearly 10,000 students have taken the MySQL Database Administration: Beginner SQL Database Design course on Udemy, making it a bestseller on the platform with a 4.6-star rating.
The course features 71 lectures that total seven hours in length and was created for those looking to gain practical, real-world business intelligence and analytics skills to eventually create and maintain databases.
What can you learn from taking the Beginner SQL Database Design course? Skills such as:
The requirements for taking this course are minimal. It can help to have a basic understanding of database fundamentals, and you will need to install MySQL Workbench and Community Server on your Mac or PC.
If you want to immerse yourself into the world of database administration and get a ton of bang for your buck, TechRepublic Academy’s Database Administration Super Bundle may be right up your alley.
It gives you nine courses and over 400 lessons equaling over 86 hours that can put you on the fast track to building databases and analyzing data like a pro. A sampling of the courses offered in this bundle include:
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The Complete Oracle Master Class Bundle from TechRepublic Academy features 181 hours of content and 17 courses to help you build a six-figure career. This intermediate course includes certification and will deliver you hands-on and practical training with Oracle database systems.
Some of the skills you will learn include:
Coursera’s Learn SQL Basics for Data Science Specialization course has nearly 7,000 reviews, giving it a 4.5-star rating. Offered by UC Davis, this specialization is geared towards beginners who lack coding experience that want to become fluent in SQL queries.
The specialization takes four months to complete at a five-hour weekly pace, and it is broken down into four courses:
Skills you can gain include:
Once finished, you will be able to analyze and explore data with SQL, write queries, conduct feature engineering, use SQL with unstructured data sets, and more.
IBM offers the Relational Database Administration (DBA) course on Coursera with a 4.5-star rating. Complete the beginner course that takes approximately 19 hours to finish, and it can count towards your learning in the IBM Data Warehouse Engineer Professional Certificate and IBM Data Engineering Professional Certificate programs.
Some of the skills you will learn in this DBA course include:
Offered by Oracle, the Autonomous Database Administration course from Coursera has a 4.5-star rating and takes 13 hours to complete. It is meant to help DBAs deploy and administer Autonomous databases. Finish it, and you will prepare yourself for the Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud Certification.
Some of the skills and knowledge you can learn from this course include:
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Jul 28, 2022 (Heraldkeepers) -- The global adopt Learning Management System market size is expected to grow from US$ 9.2 Billion in 2018 to US$ 23.7 Billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 21.52% during the forecast period.
Educational institutions and corporate organizations extensively adopt learning management software (LMS) that provides learners with a wide variety of learning content. A learning management system is a software Industry Vertical which provides infrastructure, tools and context to provide administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of educational courses, training programs, or learning and development programs. The global LMS market is expected to witness significant growth, due to increasing e-learning industry, growing cloud computing market, and increasing demand for cost-effective training solution by industries among others. Learning management systems can also be accessed through smartphones, as the companies provide mobile learning functionality to their learning management systems.
The report covers analysis on regional and country level market dynamics. The scope also covers competitive overview providing company market shares along with company profiles for major revenue contributing companies.
The global Learning Management Systems market report provides geographic analysis covering regions, such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The Learning Management Systems market for each region is further segmented for major countries including the U.S., Canada, Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, China, India, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and others.
Cornerstone Ondemand, Inc., Blackboard, Saba Software, D2l Corporation, Adobe Systems, Crossknowledge, Oracle, SAP, Docebo, Schoology, and others are among the major players in the global Learning Management Systems market. The companies are involved in several growth and expansion strategies to gain a competitive advantage. Industry participants also follow value chain integration with business operations in multiple stages of the value chain.
The report scope includes detailed competitive outlook covering market shares and profiles key participants in the global Learning Management Systems market share. Major industry players with significant revenue share include Cornerstone Ondemand, Inc., Blackboard, Saba Software, D2l Corporation, Adobe Systems, Crossknowledge, Oracle, SAP, Docebo, Schoology, and others.
The global Learning Management Systems market is segregated on the basis of Deployment Model as Cloud and On-premise. Based on Industry Vertical the global Learning Management Systems market is segmented in Government & education, Retail, Healthcare, IT & telecom, Manufacturing, and Hospitality. Based on User Type the global Learning Management Systems market is segmented in Academics and Enterprises.
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Value chain analysis covering participants from raw material suppliers to the downstream buyer in the global Learning Management Systems market
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Learning Management Systems Market, By Deployment Modelthis market is segmented on the basis ofCloud and On-premise. Learning Management Systems Market, By Industry Verticalthis market is segmented on the basis ofGovernment & education, Retail, Healthcare, IT & telecom, Manufacturing and Hospitality. Learning Management Systems Market, By User Typethis market is segmented on the basis ofAcademics and Enterprises. Learning Management Systems Market, By Regionthis market is segmented on the basis ofNorth America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. Learning Management Systems Market, By Companythis market is segmented on the basis ofCornerstone Ondemand, Inc., Blackboard, Saba Software, D2l Corporation, Adobe Systems, Crossknowledge, Oracle, SAP, Docebo and Schoology.
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Table of Contents:
1.1. Key Points
1.2. Report Description
1.3. Markets Covered
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Scope
2.2. Research Methodology
2.2.1. Market Research Process
2.2.2. Research Methodology
18.104.22.168. Secondary Research
22.214.171.124. Primary Research
126.96.36.199. Models for Estimation
2.3. Market Size Estimation
2.3.1. Bottom-Up Approach
2.3.2. Top-Down Approach
3. Executive Summary
4. Market Overview
4.2.1. Growing inclination toward beyond policy and enterprise mobility
4.2.2. Increasing significance of eLearning in corporate and academic setups
4.3.1. Low motivation and engagement to adopt lms solutions
5. Learning Management Systems Market, By Deployment Model
5.1. Key Points
6. Learning Management Systems Market, By Vertical
6.1. Key Points
6.2. Government & education
6.5. IT & telecom
7. Learning Management Systems Market, By End User
7.1. Key Points
8. Competitive Landscape
8.2. recent Developments
8.2.1. Mergers & Acquisitions
8.2.2. New Product Developments
8.2.3. Portfolio/Production Capacity Expansions
8.2.4. Joint Ventures, Collaborations, Partnerships & Agreements
9. Company Profile
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The latest version of Oracle’s Fusion Sales customer relationship management (CRM) application wants to automate the most repetitive sales tasks by providing users with automated recommendations to increase productivity and close more deals.
The new look Fusion Sales tool looks to build on the data Oracle has collected for over 40 years and remove several manual steps in the B2B sales process.
“Traditional CRM systems were designed to be a system of record for planning and forecasting, versus a tool to help sellers sell more," said Rob Tarkoff, executive vice president for Oracle Fusion Cloud Customer Experience. "As a result, sellers spend countless hours on data entry and administration that stunts sales productivity."
The updated sales application already comes bundled with Oracle’s Cloud Customer Experience CRM suite, which also includes marketing, customer service, finance, and HR modules.
Fusion Sales could turn marketing leads into opportunities
The updated sales application offers a step-by-step guide that helps sellers onboard faster. These steps can be based on the custom recommended practices of an individual enterprise, as well as helping to automate the process of qualifying and converting marketing leads into opportunities.
“When connected to Oracle Fusion Marketing, Fusion Sales automatically creates highly qualified leads and then passes them to sellers for follow-up,” the company said in a statement.
Sellers will be able to see quotes, proposals, and implementation schedules once new opportunities are created inside the CX cloud.
These quotes are automatically updated throughout the sales process as a deal progresses and are enriched with historical data that includes prior successful deals, the customer’s industry sector, and other key account attributes.
The application can also surface intelligent content recommendations for sellers that can be fed in from the marketing team. These approved pieces of information, such as commonly asked questions, can be used to quickly answer buyer or customer queries, easing the time taken to complete the sales process.
New app lets users create personalised mircosites
The updated version of Fusion Sales also includes a new Digital Sales Room, where an enterprise can create personalised microsites for its customers.
These sites can include resources such as quotes, past contracts, reference stories, and details of past or upcoming Zoom meetings to help move buyers closer to a purchasing decision.
These sites can also track certain customer signals or behavioural patterns based on their interaction with the website, and these signals can be used as further sales insights for training and future deal-making strategies.
Competition continues to be strong in the CRM market
With these product moves, Oracle is looking to keep pace in what is becoming an even more competitive cloud CRM space, alongside the likes of Microsoft, Salesforce, and SugarCRM.
Salesforce has been looking to leverage AI to make recommendations to users since it launched its Einstein product back in 2016, and Microsoft has added its own Sales Insights for Dynamics CRM.
“In 2021, many companies continued to pivot toward the more digital world that we now live in, including the procurement of technologies that would help them Strengthen their level of engagement with their customers and the experience that customers receive,” said Alan Webber, program vice president for customer experience management strategies at the analyst firm IDC.
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Given Big Tech’s dubious track record in health care, Oracle’s nearly $30 billion acquisition of electronic health records company Cerner is already prone to doubt. Add to that Oracle’s challenging problem inherited from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The VA’s health administration, which oversees the nation’s largest health care system with 9 million patients, is embroiled in technical problems in its massive data implementation contract with Cerner. Oracle now owns the problem – literally.
This became apparent June 19 in The Spokesman-Review. That’s when an investigative article about problems with Cerner software at Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center ran in this newspaper. Those findings have since reverberated in several health care and military-oriented media outlets. A government audit’s preliminary findings, which are subject to revision, document Cerner software putting patients into what amounts to a black hole where appointments, lab work, refilling prescriptions and other routine follow up procedures failed to work. In all, nearly 150 patients were said to be harmed due in large part to Cerner software.
Credit Oracle’s senior leadership for not ducking the issue. Oracle had a number of ways to avoid addressing the media and the resulting accountability. For one, reporter Orion Donovan-Smith obtained a draft report from his own sources on problems implementing Cerner software. As a draft report, a common tactic would be to defer commenting until a final report is released. Yet Oracle Vice President Deborah Hellinger committed the company to making the software work.
Explaining that the database giant’s software engineers were already working on technical and operational changes, she said the goal is to exceed expectations of providers, patients and the VA. Hellinger went on to say Oracle has “a moral obligation to deliver the best technology possible for our nation’s veterans, and we intend to do so.” This statement creates a sense of urgency while inspiring confidence that Oracle is up to the job. Invoking a moral obligation to developing effective technology for the nation’s veterans elevates the mundane debugging of software and resolving help desk tickets into a patriotic duty.
To be sure, Oracle stopped short of pledging to solve specific issues, which pre-dates the company’s acquisition of Cerner. In 2018, the VA signed a $10 billion contract with Cerner to migrate health records from a 1980s-era legacy system. The deployment in 2020 at Mann-Grandstaff is the first part of what is envisioned as a nationwide rollout over 10 years.
The Office of Inspector General has issued a dozen critical reports about the VA’s patient records modernization initiative. Meanwhile, the GAO, the auditing arm of Congress, recommended delaying the deployment of Cerner to other VA facilities until further testing is completed. Such audits invite additional scrutiny. President Biden signed legislation last month that requires the VA to issue quarterly reports on progress with its Cerner electronic health records rollout.
Members of Congress know the political importance of veterans. “For more than a year, Cerner and VA leadership have avoided accountability, withheld key findings and information, and put the lives of our nation’s heroes at risk,” said U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, reacting to The Spokesman-Review’s coverage.
While it is easy to assign blame to Cerner, the VA or both, Klas Research finds in a recent study that perceptions of electronic health records systems are formed by an organization’s IT leadership, the vendor and medical personnel as end users. Well-known for analyzing health technology, the firm concludes an organization’s IT leadership is the single most important determinant of success in EHR systems. As longtime health IT observers know, implementing large projects often comes down to management and personnel considerations as much as technical ones.
The bottom line is the track record of Big Tech in health care is dubious at best. Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM and Microsoft have either struggled or outright failed at bold new health initiatives. Technology alone is not enough. As Dr. Robert Pearl, a professor at Stanford University who served as CEO of a large medical system notes, despite engineering know how to create powerful tools, patient record data is tricky business. Many of the issues plaguing Cerner and the VA is the migration of data from the old EHR system.
Oracle has an enormous opportunity here to put their words into action. As Oracle founder Larry Ellison said, “Better information will fundamentally transform health care.” He’s right. Focus on veterans’ health care to make medical data work for those who served the country.
Dr. Shravani Durbhakula is an anesthesiologist and pain physician at Johns Hopkins University. Twitter: @ShravaniD_MD
An earlier version of this piece misspelled the name of Dr. Shravani Durbhakula, due to a copy editor’s error.
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Congressional interest in TikTok’s data practices and the level of access Beijing employees have to US user data is increasing, with the heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee issuing a bipartisan call for an FTC investigation.
Once an issue that was largely thought to be a partisan Republican interest, a recent leak of audio meetings in which TikTok staff appear to admit to previously undisclosed data practices has drawn the interest of some prominent Democrats. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, head of the Intelligence Committee, joined counterpart Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and other members of Congress in addressing a letter to FTC head Lina Khan calling for an investigation.
Congress is seeking more information after the leaks revealed that US TikTok staff appear to hand off tasks to staff in China due to lack of knowledge, and that Beijing-based engineers have access to “everything” on the platform.
The issue stems from the last time TikTok had negative attention from the US government focused on it, a Trump administration campaign against the app during the 2020 run-up to the most recent presidential election. The issue beginning with Trump campaign ads that called out TikTok may have slanted Democrat perceptions of the situation, viewing it as part of Trump’s variety of spurious claims about election interference.
The Trump administration eventually called for a ban on the app, giving it several months to find US-based ownership within several months to avoid being pulled from app stores. A court case by TikTok owner ByteDance and a proposed purchase by Oracle delayed the issue enough to push it past the election, and put the ball in the court of the incoming Biden administration (which appeared to largely drop the issue and allow TikTok to continue on with business as usual).
One restriction on TikTok did emerge from that contentious period, however: the company pledged to segregate the date of US users from its central operations in China, keeping it beyond the potential reach of the Chinese government. Much of the US government confidence in easing up on TikTok stemmed from this promise, helping to head off similar calls for an FTC investigation in 2020.
But leaked audio from over 80 internal TikTok meetings, which emerged in June and were provided to Buzzfeed News reporters by an anonymous source, appeared to contradict these promises of siloed data practices. The leaked meetings were from the period of September 2021 to January 2022, and refer specifically to US TikTok employees having to consult with counterparts in China to handle domestic data flows due to lack of knowledge. There were also scattered references to engineers in China being able to access anything across the company’s systems, and contractors performing internal audits raised suspicions of “backdoors” in the platform.
An FTC investigation is entirely at the agency’s discretion, but this would not be the first time that it has probed TikTok over its data practices. The app was under examination in 2019 over its history of handling the data of underage users, dating back to its inception as “Musical.ly” several years earlier. That investigation was settled, however, with TikTok paying a $5.7 million fine and pledging to change how it handled the accounts of users under the age of 13. TikTok was also hit with a class action lawsuit related to the FTC investigation, which it settled in 2021 with a $92 million payment to the claimants.
TikTok issued a statement in June (just prior to the audio leaks) indicating that it had completed migrating US user data to servers owned by Oracle. It maintains some backups of this data overseas in Singapore, but has pledged to move those to the US in time as well. Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew has also told Congress that the company has “new advanced data security controls” maintained by Oracle in the works that would be available in the “near future.”
The timeline of the leaks and their content makes it possible that TikTok was not dealing in bad faith in its data practices, but ran into technical expertise issues that it felt could only be resolved by looping in ByteDance’s most experienced China-based engineers to handle. At minimum the company overstated the level of security that US user data had, however, and questions of data access in China are always sensitive due to the CPC government’s requirement that companies based there make all of this sort of data available to it upon request. An FTC investigation would no doubt focus on exactly what these points of access to US user data were and seek information about how they were used.
Another point of data practices-related concern that would likely be raised by an FTC investigation is the possibility of Beijing being able to directly influence algorithms in the US version of the app, something that some members of Congress fear could be abused by the Chinese government for propaganda purposes. TikTok has told the Senate Intelligence Committee that corporate governance decisions in the US are “wholly firewalled” from ByteDance leadership in Beijing. The company also recently stated to media outlets that it has never shared US user data with the Chinese government, nor would it if asked.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers, regulators and the Biden administration grapple with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last month ending the constitutional protections for abortion.
In a new volley of congressional letters, six House Democrats have asked the top executives of Amazon’s cloud-service network and major cloud provider Oracle about the companies’ handling of consumers’ location data from mobile phones, and what steps they have taken or planned to protect the privacy rights of individuals seeking information on abortion.
The decision by the court’s conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade has resulted in strict limits or total bans on abortion in more than a dozen states. About a dozen more states are set to impose additional restrictions. Privacy experts say that could make women vulnerable because their personal data could be used to surveil pregnancies and shared with police or sold to vigilantes. Online searches, location data, text messages and emails, and even apps that track periods could be used to prosecute people who seek an abortion — or medical care for a miscarriage — as well as those who assist them, experts say.
Privacy advocates are watching for possible new moves by law enforcement agencies in affected states — serving subpoenas, for example, on tech companies such as Google, Apple, Bing, Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp, services like Uber and Lyft, and internet service providers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Comcast.
“Data collected and sold by your company could be used by law enforcement and prosecutors in states with aggressive abortion restrictions,” the House Democrats, led by Rep. Lori Trahan of Massachusetts, said in the letters. “Additionally, in states that empower vigilantes and private actors to sue abortion providers, this information can be used as part of judicial proceedings.
“When consumers use apps on their phone and quickly tap ‘yes’ on ‘use geolocation data’ pop-ups, they should not be thinking about the endless sale of their data to advertisers, individuals or law enforcement. And it most certainly should not be used to hunt down, prosecute and jail an individual seeking reproductive care. Companies can take action today to protect individual rights.”
The letters also went to executives of Near Intelligence Holdings and Mobilewalla. Along with Oracle and Amazon Web Services’ Data Exchange, the companies were described as leading data brokers — businesses that gather, sell or trade location data from mobile phones, which could be used to track people who have visited abortion clinics or have gone out of state seeking abortion services.
Five other Democrats active in tech issues signed the letters with Trahan: Reps. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, Yvette Clarke of New York, Debbie Dingell of Michigan, Adam Schiff of California and Sean Casten of Illinois.
Spokespeople for Amazon and Oracle didn’t respond to requests for comment from The Associated Press.
Also this week, Massachusetts’ two U.S. senators, Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey, sent letters to four companies raising concerns that the software they use to monitor students’ online communications could be used to punish students who seek information about abortion services and reproductive health care. They asked the companies — Bark Technologies, Gaggle.net, GoGuardian and Securly — whether their software flags students’ online searches for abortion and other related terms.
“It would be deeply disturbing if your software flags words or activity that suggest students are searching for contraception, abortion or other related services, and if school administrators, parents and even law enforcement were potentially informed of this activity,” Warren and Markey wrote.
Generally, the so-called “ed tech” companies say the monitoring is intended to stop the next school shooter or student suicide, and that the scans are mostly limited to school e-mails or activity on school computers or internet networks, not private accounts.
Earlier this month, President Joe Biden, under mounting pressure from fellow Democrats to be more forceful in response to the Supreme Court ruling, signed an executive order to try to protect access to abortion. The actions Biden outlined are intended to head off some potential penalties that women seeking abortion may face after the ruling, but his order cannot restore access to abortion in the more than a dozen states where strict limits or total bans have gone into effect.
Biden also asked the Federal Trade Commission to take steps to protect the privacy of those seeking information about reproductive care online. On June 24, the day the high court announced its decision, four Democratic lawmakers asked the FTC to investigate Apple and Google for allegedly deceiving millions of mobile phone users by enabling the collection and sale of their personal data of all kinds to third parties.
In May, several Senate Democrats urged the CEOs of Google and Apple to prohibit apps on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store from using data-mining practices that could facilitate the targeting of individuals seeking abortion services.
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