Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Essentials

Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Essentials

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Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Essentials (1Z0-572) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Suite solutions. This certification exam covers topics such as: Key Feature/Function, Physical Architecture, Application Architecture and Standards, Security, Logical Architecture, Installation, Configuration, Integration, Performance, Localization, and Extensions and Customizations. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Implementation Specialist certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. This certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Suite Specialization.

This certification helps the OPN member's partner organization qualify for the Oracle Retail Point of Service 13.4 Specialization.

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120 minutes
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Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Implementation Specialist

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Recommended Training and Preparation Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle Retail Point-of-Service Technical Essentials Exam Study Guide (PDF)
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OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle Retail Store 13.3 Implementation Technical Consultant
Oracle University Training
Stores Overview Oracle University Training 13.2 Stores Solutions Introduction
Retail Point-of-Service (POS) Business Essentials 13.2
Retail Back Office (BO) Business Essentials 13.2
Retail Central Office (CO) Business Essentials 13.2
Oracle Retail Store Solutions Technical Essentials 13.2

This exam has been validated against release 13.3.


Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)


Exam Topics

Key Features and Functions

  • Explain how Oracle Retail Store Solutions work as part of the Oracle Retail Footprint
  • Describe other key applications in the Oracle Retail Footprint

Physical Architecture

  • Explain the physical infrastructure of Store solutions applications
  • Identify the recommended hardware and network topology for a typical large and distributed deployment
  • Describe the third party software and hardware required for a Store Solution deployment

Application Architecture and Standards

  • Explain the technical architecture and subsystems of Store solutions
  • Describe the components present in the logical architecture of Oracle Retail Store solutions applications
  • Explain the service-oriented architecture (SOA) approach in Store solutions applications
  • Explain the advantages of the technical architecture used in Store solutions applications
  • Illustrate examples of data entity relationships
  • Describe the key data entity relationships present in Store solutions
  • Identify the retail industry supported in the POS Suite (ARTS Data Model and IXREtail POSLog)
  • Describe the technology standards for the POS Suite (XML, SOAP, HTTP, HTML, J2EE)


  • Handle sensitive information in the POS Suite
  • Describe the areas where PA-DSS standards impact the POS Suite

Logical Architecture POS BO CO

  • Explain the Logical Architecture for POS BO CO


  • Perform installation of POS
  • Perform installation of BO
  • Perform installation of CO

Application Configuration

  • Perform installation of POS
  • Perform installation of BO
  • Perform installation of CO

Data Architecture and Data Model

  • Explain the data flow in the Store solutions architecture
  • Describe the data sources in the Store solutions architecture
  • Describe the data architect roles in Stores Solutions
  • Examine the data model for POS BO CO
  • Describe the typical roles and responsibilities of a data architect working with Store solutions applications

Integration Points / Integration Technologies

  • Describe the typical integration points for Store solutions
  • Distinguish the integration technologies used in Store solutions

Interface Definitions

  • Explain the interface definitions used in the integration of Store solutions

Deployment Options with Non Functional Architecture

  • Describe different deployment options used in Store solutions

Performance and Service Level Agreements

  • Explain Scalability and service quality considerations for Store Solutions
  • Compare fault tolerance approaches used in Stores Solutions
  • Explain Deployment and support processes for Store Solutions


  • Describe configuration options for internationalization in the POS Suite
  • Explain approaches for locale specific business practices in ORPOS

Extensions and Customizations

  • Compare Upgrade considerations for Customization and Extension Approaches
  • Use Manager Technician pattern for customization
  • Explain patterns for Extending Tours
  • Differentiate Domain extension and persistence approaches
  • Customize Swing UI components
  • Interface to new Devices
  • Customize JSP's in web applications.


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