By Brandye Barrington on Dec 06, 2013
The beta period will soon be closing for the MySQL 5.6 Developer (exam 1Z1-882) and MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator (exam 1Z1-883). This is your last opportunity to take these certification exams at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD, as well as be one of the first to hold the new MySQL 5.6 certifications - designed for individuals who possess a strong knowledge of the skills, tools and issues involved in writing applications with the MySQL database server.
With MySQL 5.6, there is an increased focus on speed and schema as well as security, replication and optimization. The exam covers topics such as architecture, general syntax, creation and design of MySQL topics, creation, design and use of MySQL stored programs, querying for and modifying data, joins subqueries and UNIONS, application development and basic optimization. As you can see, the bar has been raised on this version of certification.
Oracle University has several training resources that can help prepare for the exams. The MySQL for Developers course is highly recommended to help ensure success on the Developer exam, which course 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.
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 1Z1-882 (Developer) or 1Z1-883 (DBA).
- Certification Tracks:
- Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Developer (OCP)
- Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator (OCP)
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