Beta Testing Begins for New Oracle Database Cloud Administrator Certifications


Oracle Certification begins beta testing this week for two new upcoming certifications - the Oracle Certified Professional, Database Cloud Administrator (OCP) and the Oracle Certified Master (OCM).

Beta participation is by invitation (only) to those who currently hold the following certifications:

1) Either the "Oracle Database 11g Administrator" Certified Professional (more...)

Featured Certification: Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Incentive Compensation Certified Implementation Specialist

The "Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Incentive Compensation Certified Implementation Specialist" certification is designed for implementation consultants who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Incentive Compensation solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Model and Configure Incentive Plans, Assign and Credit (more...)

Oracle to Retire Select Certification Exams on August 31

Oracle will retire several certification exams and certification tracks on August 31, 2013. Newer versions of many of these certifications are available. Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspend the delivery of any further exams, but do not affect your certification. If you currently hold a certification earned (more...)

Oracle to Retire Select Certification Exams on August 31

Oracle will retire several certification exams and certification tracks on August 31, 2013. Newer versions of many of these certifications are available. Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspend the delivery of any further exams, but do not affect your certification. If you currently hold a certification earned (more...)

Don’t Miss This! Top 5 Preparation Tips for Your Database Certification Exam, with Joel Goodman

Oracle University is offering a free webinar with Joel Goodman, Oracle Certified Master and Oracle University trainer. This mini live virtual class (LVC) will offer guidance on preparing for your next Oracle Database Certification exam. It will also provide tips on how to identify knowledge gaps and best practices (more...)

Upcoming Retirements: What Do They Mean For Those On 9i OCA and OCP DBA Certification Paths?

As you may know, the Oracle9i Database Administrator Associate (OCA) and Professional (OCP) exams and certification paths retire on July 31, 2013.

To complete your Oracle9i Database Administrator certification, you should pass your exams on or before that date. Because of the age of this certification, you may want to (more...)

New Certification: Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning

Oracle Certification announces the release of the new Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning (OCE) certification.

This certification is designed for Developer, DBAs and SQL developers who are proficient at tuning efficient SQL statements. This certification exam covers topics on core elements such as: identifying and (more...)

Beta Testing Continues: Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration (1Z0-822)


Beta testing continues for the Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Exam (1Z1-822)

This exam, combined with the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator certification and a training requirement, leads to the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator (OCP) certification. This certification is designed for (more...)

Oracle to Retire Select Certification Exams on July 31

Oracle will retire several certification exams and certification tracks on July 31, 2013.   Newer versions of many of these certifications are available.  Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspend the delivery of any further exams, but do not affect your certification.  If you currently hold a certification earned by one of these exams, your credential remains fully valid.

Certification paths to be retired July 31:
  • Oracle9i Database Administrator Certified Associate
  • Oracle9i Database Administrator Certified Professional
  • Oracle Forms Developer Certified Professional
  • Hyperion Essbase 9.3 Developer Certified Expert
  • Hyperion Financial Management 9.3 Administrator Certified Expert
  • Hyperion Planning (more...)

New Certification: Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 Administration

Oracle Certification announces the release of the new Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 Administration Oracle Certified Expert (OCE) certification. 

This new certification is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation in Oracle Database 11g Database, and covers topics such as: Exadata Database Machine features and configurations, Exadata Storage Server, migrating to the Database Machine as well as maintaining, monitoring and optimizing the Database Machine after initial configuration. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended. 

Earning this certification requires passing a single exam: (more...)

NEW Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect OCM Exam (1Z0-807)


Oracle Certification announces the release of the new Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam. This exam, combined with the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Assignment, the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Essay and a training requirement, leads to the Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect certification.

To move your career forward as a Java developer, you need the recognition that only advanced Java certifications can provide. This is the most prestigious Java credential, proving that you possess the skills and knowledge to work at an enterprise level. This certification prepares you to confidently architect systems, (more...)