Thursday Mar 27, 2014

Updates From Oracle PartnerNetwork - March 2014

Oracle Certification partners with Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) to bring you an expanded array of exams and make certifications available in focused, niche areas. These credentials are the Oracle Certified Implementation Specialist certifications. As part of this partnership, we bring you 'Updates From Oracle PartnerNetwork,' a new column we will run on a regular basis.

I. A new OPN Certified Specialist Beta Voucher Request Form is available to partners

The new request form provides a series of enhancements for a better partner experience:

  1. A drop down menu allows the partner to select the exam out of the ongoing OPN beta exams.
  2. The intro section offers an overview of the OPN beta Certification process.
  3. The vouchers policy is published.
Please note that a limited number of OPN beta vouchers is distributed to OPN partners only, based on an assessment on the OPN Company ID. OPN Beta vouchers are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for ongoing beta exams only (a full list can be found here).

II. New Chinese Translations Available for OPN Implementation Exams

Oracle Partners can now take select OPN implementation exams in Simplified Chinese or English. The latest Chinese Translations available at Pearson VUE testing centers are:
More details are available here.

III. Oracle Partners, make sure to badge your profile

  • Q: What is profile badging?
    • A: Profile badging refers to aligning accounts or synching your profiles to your Testing Profiles.
  • Q: Why is profile badging important?
    • A: Proper profile alignment is crucial to ensure access to all of the benefits that Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) has to offer. It allows individuals to access the right tools and information and companies to leverage their employee’s credentials to become specialized.
  • Q: How can I badge my profile?
    • A: There are several steps that OPN candidates need to perform in order to sync their Testing Profiles. Choose the most suitable actions for you and follow the guidelines described here.

Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

Opportunity Continues To Take Discounted Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I Exam (1Z1-133)

Beta testing continues for the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I certification exam (1Z1-133) at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Passing this exam results in the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator certification.

Oracle WebLogic Server sets the industry standard for Java application servers, and the "Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) - Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator" certification sets the standard for WLS administrators. Obtaining this certification proves that you have the skills to set up server environments, tune performance and troubleshoot with confidence and raises the bar for your peers. 

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-133. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

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Wednesday Mar 19, 2014

Opportunity Continues To Take Discounted Oracle Applications Express 4: Developing Web Applications Exam (1Z1-450)

Beta testing continues for the "Oracle Applications Express 4: Developing Web Applications" exam (1Z1-450) at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Passing this exam results in the  Oracle Application Express Developer Certified Expert.

Develop applications more quickly with fewer performance issues with an Oracle APEX certification. As you prepare for the exam, you will learn to develop robust applications using Oracle Application Express, enhance and modify APEX applications, and troubleshoot error situations.

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-450. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

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Thursday Mar 13, 2014

Opportunity Continues To Take Discounted Java EE 6 JavaServer Faces Developer Certified Expert Exam (1Z1-896)

Beta testing continues for the Java EE 6 JavaServer Faces Developer Certified Expert Exam (1Z1-896) at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Passing this exam results in the new certification: Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE 6 JavaServer Faces Developer.

Earning a JavaServer Faces certification can help you deliver lower cost and faster time to market by allowing the experienced Java developer to take the web page from conception to delivery, removing the need for multiple collaboration with web designers and developers. With the range of products built on JSF, developing an expertise through certification on this technology can open the door to a variety of opportunities and give you an edge over your peers.

This certification is also a valuable addition to your existing Java EE 5 and EE 6 certifications, increasing your marketable skills and solidifying your credibility.

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-896. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

Be among the first to obtain this new Oracle Certified Expert (OCE) certification by registering for the beta exam today.

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Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

Don't Miss This Free 12c Certification Upgrade Webinar

Oracle Certification invites you to attend a free webinar with Senior Database 12c DBA, Oracle Certified Master and Oracle University instructor, Gwen Lazenby. This live event offers guidance on preparing for your Oracle Database 12c Certification upgrade exam. Providing tips on identifying knowledge gaps, best practices for exam preparation, and preparation tools available to you, this free webinar is a valuable part of your upgrade strategy. And did we mention it's free?

Gwen will cover the following topics for attendees:

  • Upgrade Process (for 11g DBAs as well as those certified on an earlier version of Oracle Database)
  • What to Expect With the Exam
  • How to Prepare for the Exam
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

If you are planning to upgrade your Oracle Database Certification to Oracle Database 12c, you won't want to miss this webinar. Registration is limited to the first 1000 who enroll, so register now!

Opportunity Continues To Take Discounted Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I Exam (1Z1-133)

Beta testing continues for the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I Exam (1Z1-133at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Passing this exam results in the new certification: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator.

Oracle WebLogic Server sets the industry standard for Java application servers, and the "Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator" certification sets the standard for WLS administrators. Obtaining this certification proves that you have the skills to set up server environments, tune performance and troubleshoot with confidence and raises the bar for your peers. 

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-133. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

Be among the first to obtain this new Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) certification by registering for the beta exam today.

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Tuesday Mar 11, 2014

Prove Your Expertise With MySQL the World's Most Popular Open Source Database

Oracle Certification is pleased to announce the production release of the new MySQL 5.6 certification exams;  MySQL 5.6 Developer (1Z0-882) and MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator (1Z0-883).

This 5.6 release of MySQL improves nearly everything about the product, performance and scalability, InnoDB, Optimizer, Replication, and Performance Schema. There is also a new NoSQL ACCESS TO INNODB feature that vastly improves developer agility.

The Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Developer (OCP) and Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator (OCP) certifications are designed for individuals who possess a strong knowledge of the skills, tools and issues involved in writing applications with the MySQL database server. Becoming certified gives you a competitive edge through proven expertise on the world's most popular open source database. 

While training is not required for these certifications, Oracle University has training resources that can help prepare for the exams. 

  • The MySQL for Developers course - highly recommended to help ensure success on the Developer exam - teaches you the knowledge, skills, tools and issues involved in writing applications with the MySQL database server. 
  • The MySQL for Database Administrators course is highly recommended to help ensure success on the DBA certification exam, helping equip you to use all the features of MySQL to get the best out of your Web, Cloud, and embedded applications.

Register now for exams 1Z0-882 or 1Z0-883 at pearsonvue.com/oracle.

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