Oracle Announces Database 10g Administrator Exam
Oracle University announced the Oracle Database 10g Administrator I beta exam. Candidates who pass the exam will receive the Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Associate (OCA) credential, which recognizes their skills in administering the Oracle Database 10g and is a prerequisite to becoming an Oracle Database 10g Certified Professional.
Beta exams are longer, contain more questions than production exams and are offered at a discounted price. Candidates will have up to three hours to complete the exam. Beta exam candidates are required to complete a brief, confidential survey describing their professional experience with the skills being tested. For more details on how beta exams differ from the production version, visit the Oracle Certification Beta Exam Information Web page at http://www.oracle.com/education/certification/index.html?beta_info.html.
Oracle University’s recommended hands-on training path, assessment test and exam objectives are also available online. Some exam topics include:
- Installing Oracle Database 10g Software
- Creating an Oracle Database
- Database Interfaces
- Controlling the Database
- Storage Structures
- Administering Users
Additional study resources are coming soon.
Those interested in taking the beta exam can register online through Prometric at http://register.prometric.com. The beta exam will be available for testing July 30 through Sept. 4, 2004, and registration is limited.
For more information, visit http://www.oracle.com/education/certification/news/index.html?beta_042.html.