Which Career to Choose: Programmer Vs Administrator

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113 Responses

  1. Ranjeet Golkonda says:

    Hi Mr. Ravi Saive,

    I just graduated, Bachelor’s in computer science and I love both admin and programming, very confused which to select as my Career, please let me know which is good in area of career development and scope in the future..

  2. krishna says:

    Hi, I am Krishna, I did graduate in 2012 with multimedia course, started as my carrier as graphic designer for last 4 years, then present in this field so many tensions while i am in home also. I need peaceful job I can’t stay in our field.

    I don’t have knowledge about programming, and even I don’t know how much knowledge I have in Administration. Which is having a better future in present market and opportunity. Which platform is best for me. Now I am interested to work in Linux industry and am also confused to choose oracle DBA …

    please guide me

    • Ravi Saive says:


      For bright and better career, I think you should go for Linux Administration + Database Administration, both skills will have more chance of getting hired in IT industry..

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