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    September 22, 2014

Become a Better Oracle Linux System Administrator With Professional Certification From Oracle

Brandye Barrington
Sr. Program Manager

Install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Oracle Linux 6 more precisely, with fewer performance issues as an Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Linux 6 System Administrator.

Beta testing is now underway for the new Oracle Linux 6 Advanced System Administration exam (1Z1-105) for the greatly discounted rate of US$50.

The Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Linux 5 and 6 System Administrator certification is required in addition to passing this exam to earn the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Linux 6 System Administrator credential. However, exams can be taken in any order, so take advantage of this special beta pricing now to get the OCP exam requirement, and earn the Associate level of certification later. Both certifications will be granted when both exams have been passed.

This certification allows you to differentiate yourself in the marketplace. You will gain a competitive edge through proven expertise on the only Linux distribution that's fully optimized for Oracle products and for running on Oracle's engineered systems including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle Database Appliance.

While training is not required, we strongly recommend that you attend the Oracle University course Oracle Linux Advanced Administration to prepare for the exam. Not only will you leave this course better prepared for your certification exam, you will be a better Oracle Linux System Administrator. This course equips you to use the advanced features of Oracle Linux to get the most out of your systems and applications.

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-105. Get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.

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  • guest Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Hi, I have a question, you have said that "exams can be taken in any order" regarding to the OCA and OCP certification on Oracle Linux.

    I´m going to take the 1z0-058 exam for become OCE in RAC, and the only prerrequeisite is be OCP DBA, I´m OCA and I´ve passed the 1z0-053 exam to become OCP, but I´ve not have the required course, so, in fact, I´m not yet OCP.

    Is possible to do the 1z0-058 before being OCP? When I will take the course, Will I be OCP and RAC OCE? I´ve planned to take the required course soon, but I have the opportunity of do this exam and I have the constraint of a very soon date, so I think that will not be possible to be OCP before the exam.

    Thanks in advance.


  • guest Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    i've always been interested in not only learning LINUX but becoming a better System Admin.one day.So my question is which level of certification can someone like me start from? In order to reach that Linux 6.


  • Brandye Barrington Friday, September 26, 2014

    Question 1:

    Yes, you can go ahead and take the 058 exam if you have the opportunity and as soon as you complete the course requirement and submit the course form at pearsonvue.com/oracle, your OCP and RAC OCE certifications will be granted and the eCertificates and logos will become available in CertView.

    Question 2:

    In order to obtain the Oracle Linux 6 OCP certification, you will need to pass this 105 exam and also obtain the Linux 5 and 6 OCA. If you have not yet passed the exam 1Z0-100 to get the OCA certification, you can go ahead and take the 105 exam since it's in beta at a reduced price and then take the 100 exam after. Once you have passed both exams, both certifications will be granted.

    Regards,

    Brandye Barrington


  • guest Friday, October 24, 2014

    Realistically, you need tests for v5 and v7.

    v6 really is at a dead end, from an architectural perspective. Unlike v5, it differs from commerical UNIX in substantial ways, and those differences are either not well thought out, or are stopgap measures that we have moved beyond. I'm primarily thinking of ext4 and upstart when I say this.

    Your cert exam should cover v5 and v7, and gloss over v6. Technically, that's the right thing to do.


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