What is OCA DBA 9i?

OCA DBA 9i is an entrance level certification that builds the foundation of a Database Administrator or a Database Application Developer. The foundational concepts include the basics of RDBMS, basics of writing a SQL Query, and using Oracle tools. Its objectives are intended to validate a candidate’s skill of implementing and managing complex Oracle database functions. It is an essential certification for the advanced certification level (OCP DBA 9i).

Core tests of OCA DBA 9i

To gain OCA DBA 9i, any one of the following tests can be taken:

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This test requires a thorough knowledge of administrative tasks for managing the database for optimal performance. The candidate appearing in this test should have a sound knowledge of various tools available in Oracle9i for managing different issues in the database. This includes identifying contentions and resolving them through the tools. For this purpose, one should practice the following to a good extent:

  1. Identifying tuning areas through querying the available views.
  2. Gathering statistics through available tools, such as STATSPACK.
  3. Using the available GUI tools, such as Instance Manager to resolve contentions.
  4. Changing the values of various initialization parameters to monitor the subsequent affect on the system performance.
  5. Changing the size of various database objects, such as buffers, pools, tablespace, and rollback segments to monitor its affect on the performance of the system.
  6. Pass OCP DBA 9i certification exam in first attempt. Download latest exam simulation, questions, tutorial and study guide for OCP DBA 9i:

The Microsoft test 70-620 is for candidates who have at least one year experience in the IT field. The candidates typically provide phone support at various levels in a wide range of environments. The test 70-620 measures a candidate’s ability to resolve issues concerning network connectivity, desktop operating systems, security, and applications. Their experience should also include addressing logon problems, performing password resets, and resolving most issues with desktop applications.

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Vaibhav Choudhary is currently working for Sun Microsystems. He is an avid supporter of Open Source systems and likes Java related technologies ranging from simple Java, JavaScript concepts to multithreading and nitty gritties of JVM.

After reviewing the uCertify prepkit for the exam SCJP, Vaibhav said “Ah good recap of my exam days. I feel like giving the certification exam again 🙂 I am again very thankful to uCertify which provide a good deal of questions and make the life little easier for aspirants” Continue reading Vaibhav’s uCertify Sun’s SCJP 5.0 PrepKit review >>

Vikram Ramanathan has been working in the software industry for the past 7 years. He has worked on a variety of technologies/platforms such as Flash, Photoshop, Linux, VB6, and .NET. Currently, He is working on a Legacy application created on VB6 with Xml as its back end. He is doing the certification as part of his Individual Development Plan for his company and also increase his .NET knowledge. He has one or two home projects, which he is doing to improve his technical skill level in .NET.

After reviewing the uCertify PrepKit for the exam 70-536, he concluded that “Overall, it was a pleasant experience using uCertify Prep Engine. Previously I had used Microsoft’ PrepKit. It was refreshing to use uCertify’s Prep Kit for a change. Though, I have not fully explored uCertify’s Prep Engine, I am certainly happy with what I have seen and learnt. Now It’s “Certify” time for me and hope to with study with full steam and clear the exams with with flying colors.”

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Carlos G. Gavidia (B. Sc in Systems Engineering – Universidad Nacional de IngenierĂ­a) is a software engineer in a PerĂş-based development house, Avances TecnolĂłgicos SRL (http://www.avances.com.pe/). At Avances TecnolĂłgicos, Carlos belongs to the Java Developement Team who work on enterprise solutions for a variety of clients including TelefĂłnica del PerĂş and Alicorp.

Carlos is a Sun Certified Professional, and owns the following certifications: SCJP, SCWCD, SCBCD and SCDJWS. He maintains a blog dedicated to Java Programming where he publishes several articles in Spanish, his native language. In his spare time, Carlos enjoys playing tennis with his college friends and making acoustic rock covers with his brother. Carlos lives in Lima, PerĂş.

You can read the complete review on uCertify CX310-110 SCMAD Mobile Application Developer PrepKit at Carlos G. Gavidia’s Blog.

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The 70-528 test measures an individual’s ability to develop and implement ASP.NET Web applications using .NET Framework 2.0. Before taking the 70-528 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Create a new Web application and add Web Forms pages to the application.
  2. Add Web server controls to a Web Form and configure their properties programmatically.
  3. Create event handlers for a page or control at design time.
  4. Manage state of an application by using client-based and server-based state management options.
  5. To analyze the capabilities of the software, you can download a demo version and evaluate it free of cost. For more information, please visit: 70-528-C# .NET 2.0 Web-based Application Development

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Q: What are the prerequisites for taking the exam 70-526 (CSHARP)?

A: Before taking the exam, you should have at least one year of experience in developing Windows-based applications by using the Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0. You should also have a working knowledge of Visual Studio 2005.

Q: Which programming languages can you choose for this exam?

A: You can choose the Microsoft Visual C# 2005 programming language for this exam. Other programming languages are Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 and Microsoft Visual C++ 2005.

To get a glimpse of these PrepKits, you can download its free demo version (which contains 15 free practice questions) from:

Download link: https://www.ucertify.com/exams/Microsoft/70-526-CSHARP.html
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Windows Server 2008 provides various tools for configuring and maintaining Active Directory in a domain network environment. Some of the important utilities are described below:

  • NTDSUTIL

    NTDSUTIL.EXE is a command-line tool that is used to manage Active Directory. This utility is used to perform the following tasks:

    • Performing database maintenance of Active Directory
    • Managing and controlling operations master roles
    • Removing metadata left behind by domain controllers

    Note: The NTDSUTIL utility is supposed to be used by experienced administrators.

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