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Q. What is the 1Z0-402 exam?
A. 1Z0-402 is one of the OCA exams provided by Oracle. Oracle’s 1Z0-402 test validates your knowledge of efficient skills needed to be proficient at the Unix or Linux command line.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the 1Z0-402 exam?
A. There is no specific pre-requisite for this exam.

Q. What are the benefits of becoming an 1Z0-402 certified?
A. After qualifying the Oracle Enterprise Linux Fundamentals certification exam, you become a Linux professional and would be able to answer Linux interview questions and answers for Linux specialist jobs.

Q. What credit does the 1Z0-402 exam provide?
A. 1Z0-402 and 1Z0-403

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. Certified Associate Oracle Enterprise Linux Certified Implementation Specialist OPN Certified Specialist.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. 87

Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. 120 minutes

Q. Which type of the test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. Linear

Q. What is the passing score?
A. 57

Q. What is the test retake policy?
A. Candidates must wait at least 14 days before retaking any failed proctored exam.

Q. Why should I become certified?
A. There are many benefits of becoming an Oracle Enterprise Linux Administrator. The 1Z0-402 test is suitable for you if you are a medium to advanced level Linux user or administrator. The salary of an Oracle Enterprise Linux Administrator professional is comparatively very high to the other IT professionals. According to a research done by TCO, the average salary of Linux IT administrators and maintenance engineers is 19.3% higher than that of Windows 2000/2003 engineers.

Q. Is the 1Z0-402 exam right for me?
A. After qualifying the Oracle Enterprise Linux Fundamentals certification exam you become a Linux professional and would be able to answer Linux interview questions and answers for Linux specialist jobs.

Q. What to expect in the 1Z0-402 exam?
A. The 1Z0-402 exam validates your basic knowledge of Unix and Linux command line. The 1Z0-402 actual exam consists of multiple-choice questions.

Q. What are the code languages available for the 1Z0-402 exam?
A. English

Q. What are the skills being measured for the 1Z0-402 exam?
A.

  • Enterprise Linux fundamentals Multi user concepts
  • The Linux file system
  • Manipulating files
  • Text Processing
  • Shell Basics
  • Regular Expressions
  • Archiving and Compressions
  • Text Editing
  • Messaging
  • The Secure Shell
  • Managing software
  • Command shells
  • Introduction to shell scripting
  • Process management and job control
  • Printing
  • Mounting file systems and Managing Removable media
  • X window system

Q. How to prepare for the 1Z0-402 exam?
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Q. Where to take the test?
A. Pearson VUE

Q. How do I register for the 1Z0-402 exam?
A. Go to the Pearson VUE web site

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Candidates need to practice the following 30 things to successfully pass the Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional (1Z0-146) examination:

  1. Introduction to PL/SQL
  2. List restrictions on calling functions from SQL expressions.
  3. Handle exceptions and manage dependencies.
  4. Use Oracle-supplied packages.
  5. Identify guidelines for cursor design and use cursor variables.
  6. Create subtypes based on existing types.
  7. Create collections (nested table, array and associative arrays, PL SQL tables).
  8. Use collections methods and manipulate collections.
  9. Distinguish between the different types of collections and their uses.
  10. Execute external C programs and Java programs from PL/SQL.
  11. Explain the process of fine-grained access control.
  12. Implement and test fine-grained access control.
  13. Create and manage LOB data types.
  14. Use the DBMS_LOB PL/SQL package.
  15. Use of temporary LOBs.
  16. Describe SecureFile LOB features.
  17. Enable SecureFile LOB deduplication, compression, and encryption.
  18. Migrate BasicFile LOBs to the SecureFile LOB format.
  19. Use native and interpreted compilation methods.
  20. Tune PL/SQL code and enable intraunit inlining.
  21. Improve memory usage by caching SQL result sets and using the DBMS_RESULT_CACHE package.
  22. Write queries that use the result cache hint.
  23. Set up PL/SQL functions to use PL/SQL result caching.
  24. Run reports on source code.
  25. Determine identifier types and usages.
  26. Use the DBMS_METADATA package to retrieve object definitions.
  27. Trace PL/SQL program execution.
  28. Profile PL/SQL applications.
  29. Describe SQL injections, reduce attack surfaces, and design immune code.
  30. Use the DBMS_ASSERT package and test code for SQL injection flaws.

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  • 186 Questions, 24 Quiz, 48 Study Notes
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  • IBM DB2 9 DBA for Linux UNIX and Windows
  • 243 Questions, 103 Quiz, 112 Study Notes
    The IBM-DB2-731: DB2 9 DBA for Linux UNIX and Windows certification is intended for experienced DB2 9 users who possess the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the day-to-day administration of DB2 9 instances and databases residing on Linux, UNIX, or Windows platforms.

  • BR0-003 – A+ Bridged
  • 885 Questions, 215 Quiz, 282 Study Notes
    This CompTIA BR0-003 test is designed to measures necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional in today’s technology environment, with the equivalent knowledge of at least one month experience in the lab or field.

  • RH133 – Red Hat Linux System Administration
  • 268 Questions, 103 Quiz, 119 Study Notes
    RH133 includes system administration and networking in Red Hat based network so before taking this exam person must have knowledge of Red Hat Linux Essentials(RH033). Those who are interested in taking the RH133 exam, but who are not interested in RHCT certification may wish to consider RH131.

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The Zend PHP5 ZCE certification is designed to measure the level of knowledge and PHP programming of a candidate. Before taking the Zend 200-500 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Understand PHP syntax, operators, variables, constants, functions, and arrays.
  2. Understand OOPS modifiers/inheritance, interfaces, and exceptions.
  3. Implement static methods and properties, and autoload.
  4. Configure and manage session security.
  5. Perform cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgeries.
  6. Mitigate SQL injection, remote code injection, and email injection.
  7. Understand XML basics, simple XML, XML extension, and Xpath.
  8. Understand Web services basics.
  9. Implement SOAP and REST.
  10. Perform string searching, replacing, and formatting.
  11. Analyze SQL queries and prepared statements.
  12. Perform GET and POST data.
  13. Implement cookies and HTTP headers.
  14. Perform files reading and writing.
  15. Understand file system functions and streams.
  16. Understand object orientation, E_STRICT, etc.

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Q. What is the Zend PHP5 200-500 exam?
A. The Zend PHP 200-500 exam is designed to test an examinee’s knowledge of PHP programming, PHP security, XML and Web services, streaming and network programming, etc. Mainly, this test measures the examinee experience in PHP programming. The main goal of this exam is to allow PHP professionals to attain the “Zend Certified Engineer” designation.

Q. What are the prerequisites for the PHP5 200-500 exam?
A. There is no prerequisites for the PHP5 200-500 exam.

Q. What are the benefits of becoming a Zend PHP5 ZCE?
A. There are various benefits of becoming a Zend PHP5 ZCE (Zend Certified Engineer), which are as follows:

  • Zend products and PHP programming are most widely used in business enterprises today and the Zend PHP5 ZCE certification proves expertise on the Zend products and PHP technologies.
  • Professionals holding the ZCE certification are preferred by the employers and they also get preference in promotions.
  • The PHP5 ZCE certification is helpful for professionals who have an entry-level certification in related PHP technologies and want to upgrade their credentials and get recognition from the industry.
  • A Zend PHP5 Certified professional can find a suitable job easily and get paid more. And most importantly, on average, a ZCE certified person gets more salary than one having the same job profile.

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. The Zend 200-500 certification provides the Zend Certified Engineer certification.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. There are 70 questions asked in the Zend PHP5 test.

Q. What is the duration of the test?
A. The duration of the Zend 200-500 test is 90 mins.

Q. Which type of test is it? (Adaptive/Linear)
A. Linear

Q. What is the passing score?
A. 700

Q. What is the test fee?
A. The test fee is US$125.

Q. What can I expect in the Zend 200-500 PHP5 exam?
A. The Zend PHP5 ZCE certification is designed to measure the level of knowledge and PHP programming of a candidate. Before taking the Zend 200-500 exam, you should practice the following:

  1. Understand PHP syntax, operators, variables, constants, functions, and arrays.
  2. Understand OOPS modifiers/inheritance, interfaces, and exceptions.
  3. Implement static methods and properties, and autoload.
  4. Configure and manage session security.
  5. Perform cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgeries.
  6. Mitigate SQL injection, remote code injection, and email injection.
  7. Understand XML basics, simple XML, XML extension, and Xpath.
  8. Understand Webservices basics.
  9. Implement SOAP and REST.
  10. Perform string searching, replacing, and formatting.
  11. Analyze SQL queries and prepared statements.
  12. Perform GET and POST data.
  13. Implement cookies and HTTP headers.
  14. Perform files reading and writing.
  15. Understand file system functions and streams.
  16. Understand object orientation, E_STRICT, etc.

Q. What skills are measured in the Zend 200-500 PHP5 exam?
A. The Zend PHP 200-500 exam is designed to test an examinee’s knowledge of PHP programming, PHP security, XML and Web services, streaming and network programming, etc. Following are some important areas in which an individual should possess good knowledge before taking the Zend PHP ZCE certification exam:

  1. Understanding PHP basics.
  2. Understanding PHP functions and arrays.
  3. Performing object-oriented programming.
  4. Configuring and managing session security.
  5. Understanding XML and Web Services.
  6. Performing pattern matching.
  7. Analyzing SQL queries and prepared statements.
  8. Understanding and implementing cookies, and HTTP Headers.
  9. Understanding streams and network programming.
  10. Understanding the difference between PHP 4 and PHP 5, and language design.