About a month or so later I saw a new YouTube video from Marshae Hannor, on her “DBA Girl” YouTube channel. In one of the videos she stated that she would be opening up a new DBA training academy in a couple of months. I continued to look for other training options in the meantime but really did not find a program that had what I was looking for. I did speak with and email Marshae a few times for information and to ask questions before I signed up for the course. I recall asking her about what an entry level (Jr) DBA can expect to earn. Online DBA Academy gave me a realistic and accurate projection about how much I can expect to earn at the start of my career as a DBA.
Also, I like the fact that the courses at Online DBA Academy are one year long and not 2-6 months Study and training for any new skill, especially a technical skill, takes time. Learning to be a database administrator is a process over time and not something you just pickup in a quick couple of months. I wanted to study, absorb, practice, and really understand the material presented.
I’m making a financial and time investment in my life and my future by taking these courses. I want to have the time I need to learn without feeling rushed and hurried to “get it” in a couple of months. I am not looking for a gimmick, get rich quick scheme, or just a new certification to add to my resume. I want a new skill set in the database administration area. I want to learn everything I can so that when I start applying for jobs, employers will see that I am knowledgeable and educated about the field. I want them to feel confident in hiring me. I don’t feel 2-6 months is enough time for me to develop the acumen necessary to be confident and prepared to enter the job market as a DBA.
My ultimate goal is to learn how to install, configure, troubleshoot, and administer databases and database software—to be a DBA.
Even though I have always wanted to be a database administrator and have worked in IT, the material in this course is new to me. I literally started from scratch and to be honest I never really thought I could learn Linux before I signed up. But, I decided to have faith in myself and my dreams and to make an investment in my future. I not only learned to use Linux, but I actually like it.
Online DBA Academy is helping me to obtain the sills I need to become a database administrator. The encouragement and assistance I’ve received is invaluable. I know that I will be a database administrator at the end of this process. This course has been more rigorous than many college level courses I’ve had but it’s worth it to me for the opportunity to get the career I want.
One of my favorite motivational speakers is Les Brown and one of his most famous speeches is “You’ve Gotta Be Hungry.” You have to want it. If you’re hungry for a career that is stable with great earning potential that can give you and your family a better life, then database administration is definitely the field for you. If you are hungry for a training program that is hands on, intensive, real-world focused, reliable, and trustworthy—Online DBA Academy is the program for you.
If you are willing to work hard, put in the time and effort to practice, and don’t quit then you will learn in this course. If you believe you can be a database administrator and can muster a little bit of courage to invest in yourself then you will succeed. After that, everything else is set up for you to be successful by Online DBA Academy.
*I was not paid nor will I get any compensation for this testimonial but I do hope that someone looking for a better life, like me, will be encouraged to reach for their goals and dreams as a database administrator (or anything else they want to achieve in life). Best wishes and God bless you.
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