Oracle has announced the retirement of several certification exams and certification tracks coming up for July and August. The Oracle9i Database Administrator Certified Associate certification is also retiring on July 31, 2013.

 

Candidates who need to complete their Oracle9i Database Administrator certification are advised to pass their exams on or before that date.  Candidates who have already completed a 9i training course to achieve Oracle9i Database Administrator Certified Professional credential may choose to complete the 9i path and then upgrade to Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional by passing a single exam – the 1Z0-055 Oracle Database 11g: New Features for 9i OCP.

 

If a candidate already holds these certifications, they will continue to be valid after the retirement of the corresponding exam. The retirement does not invalidate existing certifications.

Click here to get information on the Oracle certifications scheduled for retirement.

Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator

The OCP, Solaris 11 System Administrator certification is designed for individuals who have expanded their mastery of the administration of the Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System from the base-level of skills and who have a fundamental understanding of the UNIX operating system, commands, and utilities.  This certification covers system administration skills such as configuring network interfaces, managing swap configurations, crash dumps, and core files.

Successfully completing the requirements of this certification track earns the designation of Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise.  Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

 

CERTIFICATION PATH
PRIOR CERTIFICATION
Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator
TRAINING
Complete one of the approved instructor-led online or in-class courses
EXAM
1Z0-822
Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration
FORM
Complete the Course Form

Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator

For more information about the OCP Solaris 11 System Administrator certification, please visit the official OCP Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator page by clicking here.

The certification test for Oracle 11g Database SQL Fundamental (1Z0-051) requires a profound knowledge of developing a database. Oracle certifications are considered to be the hottest credentials in the database world. To clear the exam of 1Z0-051, you must be well versed with the objectives specified for the test. Practicing especially in the following areas will definitely help raise your level of confidence:

The Oracle test 1z0-053 is designed to measure an individual’s ability to administer Oracle Database 11g. Before taking the 1z0-053 test, you should practice the following:

  1. Describe Automatic Storage Management (ASM).
  2. Set up initialization parameter files for ASM and database instances.
  3. Start up and shut down ASM instances.
  4. Administer ASM disk groups.
  5. Configure multiple archive log file destinations to increase availability.
  6. Define, apply, and use a retention policy.
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