Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Beta Opportunity Soon to Close: "Oracle Application Express 4: Developing Web Applications" (1Z1-450)

The beta period closes soon for the "Oracle Applications Express 4: Developing Web Applications" exam (1Z1-450). This is your last opportunity to take the certification exam at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD.

The exam leads to the Oracle Application Express Developer Certified Expert certification. The exam has been updated for Application Express 4.1 and 4.2. Develop applications more quickly with fewer performance issues with an Oracle APEX certification. As you prepare for the exam, you will learn to develop a robust application using Oracle Application Express, enhance and modify APEX applications, and troubleshoot error situations.

While training is not required for certification, the Oracle Application Express: Workshop I course from Oracle University can expedite you towards your certification - helping you discover how Oracle Application Express allows you to create database applications using desktop and mobile interfaces.

You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification website.

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-450.

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Monday Apr 07, 2014

Beta Period Closed for "Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I" (OCA) Certification Exam (1Z1-133)

The beta period is closed for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I (Exam 1Z1-133), and registration is now open for the production version of the exam. Passing this exam leads to 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.

While training is not required for certification, the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I course from Oracle University, can expedite you towards your certification - helping you gain the skills and knowledge to increase the performance and scalability of your organization’s applications and services with the #1 application server.

Register and begin preparing for the exam now. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification website.

Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z0-133.

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Thursday Apr 03, 2014

Upgrade Your DBA OCP Certification To Oracle Database 12c With One Exam


Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professionals (OCP) - upgrade to the new Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional certification by taking a single exam, "Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c" (1Z0-060), regardless of the version of Oracle Database on which you are certified - Oracle7, Oracle8, Oracle8i, Oracle9i, Oracle Database 10g, or Oracle Database 11g.

With Oracle Database 12c, you experience the benefits of an Oracle Database that is re-engineered for Cloud computing. Multitenant architecture brings enterprises unprecedented hardware and software efficiencies, performance and manageability benefits, and fast and efficient Cloud provisioning. Oracle Database 12c certifications emphasize the full set of skills that DBAs need in today's competitive marketplace. If you've been waiting for the right time to upgrade, now is the time.

The "Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c Administrator" exam (1Z0-060) is now available in production. Get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification website.

While training is not required to make this upgrade, the Oracle Database 12c: New Features for Administrators course is strongly recommended, as it highlights an array of advanced subjects and technologies, such as the new concept of multitenant architecture, its benefits and usage.

There are numerous resources available to help you pass the exam as well as update your skills and knowledge.

Save 20% on the training and exam when you purchase them together in a Certification Value Package (available as a live virtual coursein-class, or training on demand). If you choose to forego the training, you can also get a 20% discount on your exam with an Exam Prep Seminar Value Package that contains the top-rated exam prep seminar as well as an exam voucher and Kaplan Selftest practice test.

Experience the benefits of an Oracle Database that is re-engineered for Cloud computing. Stop waiting and upgrade your certification today.

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Tuesday Apr 01, 2014

Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Master Approved Course List Released

Start Preparing Today For Your Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Master (OCM) Exam

Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professionals - consider taking your certification and your career to the next level with the Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Master (OCM). Two advanced hands-on courses are required to obtain the Database OCM certification. Prepare yourself to be one of the first to hold this new certification when it is released by starting your training path today. 

Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Masters, you already know the benefits of OCM certification. Plan on upgrading your certification to 12c when the exam is released, to keep your certification as well as your skills and knowledge current.

The approved course list for the Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Master Exam is now available. Courses that fulfill the training requirement are listed below.

Monday Mar 31, 2014

Certification Alternative For Retired Oracle Exadata 11g Certified Implementation Specialist Certification Path

Oracle retired Oracle Exadata 11g Essentials (1Z0-536) on March 31, 2014. Existing certification holders should note that this retirement only suspends the delivery of further exams, but does not affect your certification. If you currently hold the "Oracle Exadata 11g Certified Implementation Specialist" certification, your credential remains fully valid. 

Oracle PartnerNetwork members should note that this certification may no longer count toward their company's specialization level. Check with your program administrator for more information.

There is a newer version of this certification available:

Retired Exam Newer Version of Retired Exam
Oracle Exadata 11g Essentials (1Z0-536) Oracle Exadata Database Machine 2014 Implementation Essentials (1Z0-485)
Retired Certification Path Newer Version of Retired Certification Path
Oracle Exadata 11g Certified Implementation Specialist Oracle Exadata Database Machine 2014 Certified Implementation Specialist

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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