1Z0-043 : Oracle Database 10g: Administration II

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The Oracle Database 10g: Administration II exam is a mandatory part of Oracle's 10g DBA OCP certification.

This exam takes DBAs beyond a basic understanding of their Oracle environment and focuses on more advanced skills required to effectively configure, administer, monitor and tune Oracle 10g databases within a large-scale enterprise.

Oracle Database 10g: Administration II


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Exam Information

The Oracle Database 10g: Administration II exam is part of Oracle's DBA OCP 10g certification. It is a required piece to the certification. There are four steps required forthe Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Professional certification. You should have Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Associate certification before taking this certification, then you need to complete one of the approved advanced courses as mentioned by Oracle , pass 1Z0-043 exam, and the last step is to completethe Course Submission Form.

These steps can be completed in any order but the stipulated courses and certification exams must be passed before completing Oracle's course Submission Form.

Career Prospects

An Oracle 10g DBA OCP certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Database Administrators
  • Pre-Sales Consultants
  • Support Engineers
  • Technical Consultants
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 195

Pricing may vary slightly by country or by localized currency.

Where do I take the exam?
The 1Z0-043 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at the testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear, fact based, multiple choice, and situational questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

Oracle requires the following training and certifications to earn the Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Professional certification, which is the last technical requirement. Two other courses/certifications that must be completed before the Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Professional title can be earned are:

How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 88 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 the 1Z0-043 exam, Oracle's retake policy is:

  • You must wait at least 14 days before retaking a failed proctored exam
  • Passed exams and Beta exams cannot be re-taken
  • Candidates may retake an online non-proctored exam (1Z0-007, 1Z0-051, 1Z0-200 and 1Z0-204) at any time
What is the validity of the certification?
The Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Professional 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 1Z0-043, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Using Globalization Support Objectives

  • Customize language-dependent behavior for the database and individual sessions.
  • Specify different linguistic sorts for queries.
  • Use datatime datatypes
  • Query data using case insensitive and accent insensitive searches
  • Obtain Globalization support configuration information

Lesson 2: Configuring Recovery Manager

  • Configure database parameters that affect RMAN operations
  • Change RMAN default settings with CONFIGURE
  • Manage RMAN s persistent settings
  • Start RMAN utility and allocate channels

Lesson 3: Recovering from User Errors

  • Recover a dropped table using Flashback technology
  • Perform Flashback table operation
  • Manage the recycle bin
  • Recover from user errors using Flashback versions query
  • Perform transaction level recovery using Flashback Transaction query

Lesson 4: Dealing with Database Corruption

  • Define block corruption and list its causes and symptoms
  • Detect database corruptions using the following utilities: ANALYZE DBVERIFY
  • Detect database corruptions using the dbms_repair package
  • Implement the DB_BLOCK_CHECKING parameter to detect corruptions
  • Repair corruptions using RMAN

Lesson 5: Automatic Database Management

  • Use the Database Advisors to gather information about your database
  • Use the SQL Tuning Advisor to improve database performance
  • Use automatic undo retention tuning

Lesson 6: Using Recovery Manager

  • Use the RMAN BACKUP command to create backup sets and image copies
  • Enable block change tracking
  • Manage the backups and image copies taken with RMAN with the LIST and REPORT commands.

Lesson 7: Recovering from Non-Critical Losses

  • Recover temporary tablespaces
  • Recover a redo log group member
  • Recover index tablespaces
  • Recover read-only tablespaces
  • Recreate the password file

Lesson 8: Monitoring and Managing Storage

  • Tune redo writing and archiving operations
  • Issue statements that can be suspended upon encountering space condition errors
  • Reduce space-related error conditions by proactively managing tablespace usage
  • Reclaim wasted space from tables and indexes using the segment shrink functionality.
  • Estimate the size of new table and indexes
  • Use different storage options to improve the performance of queries
  • Rebuild indexes online

Lesson 9: Automatic Storage Management

  • Set up initialization parameter files for ASM and database instances
  • Execute SQL commands with ASM file names
  • Start up and shut down ASM instances
  • Administer ASM disk groups
  • Use RMAN to migrate your database to ASM

Lesson 10: Monitoring and Managing Memory

  • Implement Automatic Shared Memory Management
  • Manually configure SGA parameters for various memory components in the SGA
  • Use Automatic PGA Memory Management

Lesson 11: Database Recovery

  • Recover the control file
  • Explain reasons for incomplete recovery
  • Perform incomplete recovery using EM
  • Perform incomplete recovery using RMAN
  • Perform incomplete recovery using SQL
  • Perform database recovery following a RESETLOGS operation

Lesson 12: Flashback Database

  • Determine which flashback technology to use for each recovery situation
  • Configure and use Flashback Database
  • Monitor the Flashback Database
  • Use the Enterprise Manager Recovery Wizard to flashback database
  • Manage (or maintain) the Flash Recovery Area

Lesson 13: Managing Resources

  • Configure the Resource Manager
  • Assign users to Resource Manager groups
  • Create resource plans within groups
  • Specify directives for allocating resources to consumer groups

Lesson 14: Automating Tasks with the Scheduler

  • Simplify management tasks by using the Scheduler
  • Create a job, program, schedule, and window
  • Reuse Scheduler components for similar tasks
  • View information about job executions and job instances