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What's New With Oracle Certification - January 2017

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 below.

Available in Beta:

1Z1-070 | Oracle
Exadata X5 Administration
(Ends Jan 31, 2017)

Oracle Exadata X5 Administration covers Exadata
Database Machine features and configurations, Exadata Storage Server, migrating
to the Database Machine, and maintaining, monitoring and optimizing the
Database Machine after initial configuration. A candidate passing the exam
proves fluency and solid understanding of the skills required to configure,
install and administer an Exadata Database Machine. The beta exam has 130
questions with allocated time of 2.5-3 hours.


1Z0-075 | Oracle
Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate

The Oracle Database 12c Administration certification
is for those working in a cloud environment. This is a precursor to the more
cloud-focused 12c R2 exams in development which will not test on Installing,
Upgrading and Patching the Oracle Database. This is a new option to reach Oracle
Certified Associate.

1Z0-148 | Oracle
Database 12c: Advanced PL/SQL

Are you certified as an Oracle Database SQL
Associate or Expert? Passing this exam will give you the credentials that
demonstrate your ability to provide strategic guidance to fully exploit the
most advanced features of PL/SQL, especially those added in Oracle Database
12c. Gain more responsibilities in your role using these advanced application
code architecture skills.

1Z0-821 | Oracle
Solaris 11 System Administration

Oracle Certifications differentiate candidates in
the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Earning an associate level certification demonstrates
your skill and fundamental understanding of the commands, and utilities used in
Oracle Solaris 11 to deliver security, speed, and simplicity for enterprise
cloud environments and DevOps.

1Z0-822 | Oracle
Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration

Expand your mastery of the administration of the
Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System. A professional level certification covers
system administration skills such as configuring network interfaces, managing
swap configurations, crash dumps, and core files.

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Certification Exam

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preparing with Exam Preparation tools. Each recording is 
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gaps before taking an exam. Delivered in a streaming format, these videos are
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The Exam Prep Seminar Packages include:
instructor recording, ePractice test, and exam voucher with a free exam retake.

The Exam Prep Seminar is available as a
standalone purchase which includes only the recorded instructor video.

all Exam Prep Seminars

Share Your Certification Success Story

On the Oracle Certification Community, your peers
are sharing their certification journey and success stories. Let these stories
inspire you to share yours. These questions may help get you started.

  • Tell us about the company you work for - what kind of services does your company provide?
  • What are your responsibilities?
  • Why did you decide to become Oracle certified?
  • Could you tell us more about who saw your Oracle digital badge, where they saw it, and what they said?
  • How does your Oracle digital badge help you stand out from others in your field?
  • Do you have any plans to earn additional certifications?
  • If a colleague asked you about your Oracle digital badge, what would tell him or her? 
Us Your Story

Certification Recognition T-shirts

Thank you for sharing your photos of you in your #javatshirt!
All eligible candidates who earn a Java Certification during June 1 - March 31,
2017 receive a Java Certified T-shirt
for their achievement. Learn

NEW! Oracle PartnerNetwork
Certification Exam Announcements

The new OPN
Certification Exam Announcements site provides the latest updates regarding
beta, production, retired or upcoming partner certification exams. Bookmark this
page to receive updates on new exams, key exam dates, and the most relevant
certification related campaigns. Learn

Upcoming Retirements:

March 31,

| Oracle Retail Integration Bus 13.2 Implementation Technical Essentials

| Oracle Retail Merchandising System 13.2 Foundation Functional Implementer

| Oracle Retail Price Management 13.2 Functional Implementer Essentials

| Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management 13.2 Functional Implementer

| Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting 13.3 Functional Implementer Essentials

| Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 Implementation
Functional Essentials

| Oracle Retail Predictive Application Server 13 Configuration Essentials

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Comments ( 2 )
  • guest Monday, January 23, 2017

    Do we know anything about j2ee 7 certifications?

  • Brandye Barrington Thursday, February 2, 2017

    Unfortunately, we don't have any information at this time about Java EE 7 certifications.


    Brandye Barrington

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