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  • August 16, 2019

Oracle Certification Highlights - August 2019

Brandye Barrington
Sr. Program Manager

Oracle Certification Highlights gives you insight on new exams, exam preparation, exams that are retiring, program announcements, and all the great things that are happening in the certification program. 

Here is what's currently featured!

Upgrade to Oracle Database Administration 2019 Certification to Keep Your Database Skills Market-Ready

Get ready for new features, streamlined steps to certification, simpler upgrade paths, and a fully integrated certification path.

Oracle Database 19c is the long term support release of the Oracle Database 12c and 18c family of products, offering customers the best performance, scalability, reliability and security for all their operational and analytical workloads.

Oracle Database Administration 2019 Certified Professional is the new certification credential for Oracle Database 19c Administrators. Gaining a deeper and wider knowledge of Oracle Database as you will during preparation for the certification exams gives you the confidence to implement the best solutions and make the best recommendations to your management.

With over 1,680 new features since Oracle Database 10g there is a lot you may be missing. It’s time to catch up!

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Earn this certification via one of these paths:

Featured Oracle Certification Exams

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New Oracle Certification Exams

Oracle CPQ Cloud Service 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1033
Oracle Customer Data Management Cloud Service 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1063
Oracle Field Service Cloud 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1003
Oracle Learning Cloud 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1051
Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1057
Oracle Risk Management Cloud 2019 Implementation Essentials | 1Z0-1058

Retiring Exams

Retiring: Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals | 1Z0-061

This online, non-proctored SQL exam has been replaced by Oracle Database SQL | 1Z0-071. Passing the 071 exam earns you the Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate certification.  The 061 exam, which does not result in certification on it's own, retires on November 30, 2019. That is the last date you will be able to take the exam. Vouchers are no longer being sold for this exam. If you already hold a voucher that hasn't yet expired, you will be able to use the voucher through it's expiration date or November 30, 2019, whichever comes first.

If you do not have a voucher, you can register for this exam and pay for it with a credit card on the Pearson VUE website.

Oracle Database 11g Exams

These exams have been replaced by the current Oracle Database Administration 2019 exams. Earning the Oracle Database Administration 2019 Certified Professional credential, demonstrates that you posses of the full skill set required to perform day to day administration of the Oracle Database.

Retiring Decemer 31, 2019:

Oracle Database 11g: Administration I | 1Z0-052
Oracle Database 11g Certified Master Exam | 11GOCM
Oracle Database 11g: Administration II | 1Z0-053
Upgrade Oracle9i/10g to Oracle Database 11g OCP | 1Z0-034

Retiring: Oracle Database 11g Certified Master Exam

The Oracle Database 11g Certified Master exam retires December 31, 2019. This exam is no longer being delivered in North America, and has one remaining delivery in EMEA. It has been replaced by the newer Oracle Database 12c Certified Master exam

View the worldwide schedule of Database Master Exams

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Are You Ready for the Next Generation of Oracle Database Administration Certification?

Oracle Database 19c is the long term support release of the Oracle Database 12c and 18c family of products, offering customers the best performance, scalability, reliability and security for all their operational and analytical workloads.

Oracle Database Administration 2019 Certified Professional is the new certification credential for Oracle Database 19c Administrators. This new certification path removes obstacles to certification and streamlines the journey. 

Exadata Certification Should be on Your Radar - Deliver Less Downtime With Extraordinary ROI

Manage your datacenter with a hardware and software system designed specifically to support Oracle Database.  Gain performance and administrative simplicity, improved database performance, scalability, and reliability.

  • 429% Five-year ROI
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  • 94% less unplanned downtime

Featured Learning Subscriptions

Learning subscriptions are comprehensive packaged training + certification that give you access to continually updated learning 24/7/365. Affordably priced with the latest content, resources and lab environments, they are a great way to prepare for your Oracle certification exams, which are also included in the subscriptions.

Being all digital allows you to replay or skip modular training content to focus on what you need now. 

Learn, practice and prove your skills on your schedule, where ever you are.

PeopleSoft Applications Learning Subscription

PeopleSoft Applications are designed to address the most complex business requirements. By implementing an integrated suite of applications, PeopleSoft Applications provide a comprehensive business and industry solution, enabling organizations to increase productivity, accelerate business performance, and provide a lower cost of ownership.

MySQL Learning Subscription Ed 3

The MySQL Learning Subscription includes everything you need to get the most from your MySQL installations. MySQL is the world's most popular open-source database. It includes InnoDB, making it a fully integrated, transaction-safe, ACID-compliant database. In addition, MySQL Replication allows you to deliver high performance and scalable applications.

Oracle Database Administration Learning Subscription

Access Comprehensive Oracle Database Training – Explore New Features and Develop Advanced Oracle Database Administration Skills.

Oracle Database Developer Learning Subscription

Learn SQL, Application Express, and Other Core Database Developer Tools Used to Build Successful Applications.

Oracle Certification Success

“Learning never stops” Kaberi Nayak DBA for many years – Mitre; Oracle ACE and Oracle certified since 1997
 
Brandye Barrington delivered a webinar recently for the OATUG membership with Kaberi and others on the value of Oracle Certification an how to prepare for exams and earn certification.
  • Kaberi supports Oracle E-Business Suite and Peoplesoft environments and is involved with architecture design and installation, implementations, administration, maintenance, upgrades, platform migrations and database performance tuning.
  • Kaberi has been a presenter and panel member at OATUG, IOUG, Oracle Apps World, Collaborate, and Oracle Open World Conferences. 
  • 2011 OATUG Member of the Year.
  • Chairperson of OATUG Education Committee. 
  • Oracle ACE.

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