[thelist] Oracle Resources

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Mon Oct 6 18:03:21 CDT 2003

At 03:46 PM 10/6/2003, James Wampler wrote:
>I have recently taken a new job and the company I will be working for uses 
>Oracle for the Database servers.  I start in two weeks, so I wopuld like 
>to get a leg up before I get there.  I have been working in MySQL and 
>Microsoft SQL Server for the last three years, so I am curious, how 
>difficult is picking up Oracle going to be?  Also, can someone direct me 
>to some good resources online or books for learning PL/SQL syntax.  Does 
>Oracle have something like MSDE or is there an open source DBMS that uses 
>PL/SQL syntax.

I think you can download a windows stand alone version of Oracle (Access 
Like in size) for testing and development purposes via the oracle site. At 
least you used to be able to.

Anthony Baratta
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