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  • August 29, 2017

What's New With Oracle Certification - August

Sheryl Domingue
Senior Program Manager, Oracle Certification

Stay up to date with the Oracle Certification Program, view exams released into production, get information on current promotions and learn about new program announcements.


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Beta Exams

1Z1-072 | Oracle Database 12cR2 Administration

New Production Exams

1Z0- 074 | Upgrade Oracle DBA 11g or 12c to 12c R2

1Z0-348 | Oracle Manufacturing Cloud 2017 Implementation Essentials

1Z0-320 | MySQL Cloud Service 2018 Implementation Essentials


Exclusive $100 Offer - Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne, San Francisco, October 1-5, 2017

Conference registrants can add an exam voucher for $100 to their conference package. This exam voucher can be redeemed for any Oracle Certification exam delivered by global testing partner Pearson VUE.

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Don’t Miss Oracle University Pre-Conference Training

Take advantage of Pre-Conferencing training on October 1, 2017. Select from fourteen sessions led by Oracle experts. Each session includes lecture, white boarding, demos, and lunch is included. Copies of instructor slides will be made available.

Pre-Conference Training location: Golden Gate University, 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, (three blocks from Moscone Center). View session details.


Take an Oracle Certification Exam at the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) Test Fest

This is an opportunity to take an exam at the Test Fest for FREE during Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne, October 2-5, 2017! Select from over 80 exams and 10 testing sessions. 

Test Fest Location: Marriot Courtyard, 299 2nd Street, San Francisco.

Registration is opening soon! Check back on the blog.


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Upcoming Retirements

September 30, 2017

1Z0-884 | Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.2 System Administrator Certified Professional Exam

October 15, 2017

1Z0-450 - Oracle Application Express (APEX) 4: Developing Web Applications

October 31, 2017

1Z0-566 | Oracle User Productivity Kit 11 Implementation Consultant Essentials

1Z0-583 | Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) 11 Technical Consultant Essentials

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Carloclaudio Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    I was studying for 1Z0-117, but I see that is is no longer available?
    Why it disappeared? I see no other certification with the same contents, "SQL Tuning".
    Thank you
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