Oracle's 1Z0-052

Oracle Database 11g: Administration I - OCA

The Oracle Database 11g: Administration I is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including understanding Oracle's database architecture and performing basic database administration tasks. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for 1Z0-052 exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:

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The 1Z0-052 exam is a part of Oracle’s Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate certification which comprises of two exams. It is required part to the certification and is a core exam for Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional and Oracle Database 11g Administratror Certified Master.

The certification is targeted at Oracle database administrators or those looking forward to become Oracle 11g DBAs. The certification proves that you have a strong foundation and expertise in using the Oracle 11g database management system. In addition to the standard database management features, this exam also covers the benefits of grid computing, and more automation for database self-management.

Skills Measured

  • Exploring Oracle Database Architecture
  • Preparing the Database Environment
  • Creation of Oracle Database
  • Management of Oracle Instance, Performance Management and Database Storage Structures
  • Configuration of Oracle Network Environment
  • Managing Data and Concurrency
  • Administering User Security
  • Database Maintenance
  • Performance Management
  • Database Backups and Recovery
  • Intelligent Infrastructure Enhancements
  • Moving Data

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1Z0-052 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there are no minimum or maximum restrictions placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability. We recommend at least 2-3 weeks if you have a reasonable working knowledge of any major database management system or prior work experience as an Oracle DBA.

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1Z0-052 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Oracle Database 11g Components and Architecture
    • Overview
    • Oracle Database Fundamentals
    • Relational Databases
    • Oracle Database 11g Objects
    • Interacting with Oracle 11g
    • Oracle 11g Architecture
    • User Processes
    • The Oracle Instance
    • Oracle Storage Structures
    • Installing Oracle 11g
    • Review the Documentation
    • Review the System Requirements
    • Plan Your Install
    • Using the Oracle Universal Installer
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 2: Creating an Oracle 11g Database
    • Overview
    • Using DBCA to Create Oracle 11g Databases
    • Working with Oracle 11g Metadata
    • Managing Initialization-Parameter Files
    • Starting Up and Shutting Down an Oracle Instance
    • Monitoring the Database Alert Log
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 3: Allocating Database Storage and Creating Schema Objects
    • Overview
    • Tablespaces and Data Files Overview
    • Managing Tablespaces
    • Managing Data Files
    • Working with Schema Objects
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 4: Understanding Network Architecture
    • Overview
    • Introducing Network Configurations
    • An Overview of Oracle Net Features
    • Configuring Oracle Net on the Server
    • Configuring Oracle Net for the Client
    • An Overview of Oracle Shared Server
    • Oracle Shared Server Infrastructure
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 5: Implementing Security and Auditing
    • Overview
    • Creating and Managing User Accounts
    • Granting and Revoking Privileges
    • Controlling Resource Usage by Users
    • Auditing Database Activity
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 6: Managing Data and Undo
    • Overview
    • Manipulating Data through SQL
    • Identifying PL/SQL Objects
    • Monitoring Locks and Resolving Lock Conflicts
    • Leveraging Undo Management
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 7: Maintaining the Database and Managing Performance
    • Overview
    • Proactive Database Maintenance
    • Managing Performance
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 8: Implementing Database Backups
    • Overview
    • Understanding and Configuring Recovery Components
    • Performing Backups
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 9: Recovering the Database
    • Overview
    • Understanding Types of Database Failure
    • Performing Recovery Operations
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions
  • Lesson 10: Moving Data and Using EM Tools
    • Overview
    • Understanding Data Pump
    • Loading Data with SQL*Loader
    • Populating External Tables
    • Using EM Support Workbench
    • Using EM to Manage Patches
    • Summary
    • Exam Essentials
    • Review Questions

Career Prospects

An Oracle 11g Administrator Certified Associate has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Database Administrators
  • Technical Administrators
  • Support Engineers
  • Technical Consultants
  • Java Developers


1Z0-052 Exam FAQs

What certificate do I earn on passing the 1Z0-052 exams?
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 245

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Where do I take the exam?
The 1Z0-052 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
While there are no mandatory prerequisites to take the OCA DBA 11g certification, both Oracle and uCertify recommend that the candidate have prior knowledge of, or complete training based on Oracle Database 11g Administration.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 70 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing 1Z0-052 exam, Oracle's retake policy is:

  • You must wait 14 days before retaking a failed exam.
  • Passed exams and Beta exams cannot be re-taken.
  • Candidates may retake an online non-proctored exam at any time.

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What is the validity of the certification?
The Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless Oracle changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 1Z0-052 exam, click here.

At a Glance

1Z0-052 Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 10
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 14
Total Questions 15 772
Interactive Quizzes 0 465

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