Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.3 Essentials

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.3 Essentials

The Oracle Endeca Information Discovery  2.3 Essentials Exam (1Z0-461) is primarily intended for professionals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Endeca Information Discovery solutions. This certification covers topics such as: installation, data design, data ingest, UI design, EID analytics, and search & navigation. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

This certification is available to all candidates but is geared toward members of the Oracle Partner Network who are focused on selling and implementing Oracle Endeca Information Discovery solutions.

Oracle Partners passing this exam will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification helps their companies qualify for the Oracle Endeca Information Discovery  2.3 Specialization.

120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery  2.3  Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist
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Exam Price:
US $245

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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 2.3
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle University Training and Preparation
Endeca Information Discovery

Oracle Partner Network Training and Preparation
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.3 - Exam Study Guide (PDF)
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 2.3 Certified Implementation Specialist


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


Exam Topics

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (EID) Overview

  • Describe how EID addresses business intelligence information management challenges
  • Describe EID's key principles
  • Describe the EID product suite

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Architecture

  • Describe major components of the EID architecture
  • Describe the function of each component
  • Describe supported hardware platforms
  • Outline system requirements

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Installation

  • Describe the Production/Development installation architecture for EID
  • Explain installation pre-requisites
  • Describe Data Volume and Sizing Considerations
  • Install EID

Provisioning the Endeca Server

  • Provision the Endeca Server
  • Start the Endeca Server
  • Populate the Endeca Server via Baseline Update
  • Load a Studio application
  • Describe a Studio application (including data)

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Data Modeling Overview

  • Describe the Traditional Data Modeling Approach
  • Describe the Endeca Data Modeling Approach

Working with Integrator: Core Concepts

  • Describe Integrator
  • Describe components in Palette
  • Describe supported data sources
  • Process graphs load data into an Endeca Server
  • Build a simple graph

Working with Studio: Core Concepts

  • Describe the Studio components
  • Set up a new data source
  • Use the Studio Control Panel
  • Create a Studio page
  • Add Studio components to the page
  • Use the different types of search available in Studio
  • Navigate and filter in Studio

Loading Additional Data (Structured and Unstructured)

  • Load and join additional structured data files
  • Describe unstructured text and how the EID data model supports it
  • Load and join structured and unstructured data
  • Add Text Tagging and Text Enrichment Capabilities in EID
  • Add visualizations for Text Tagging and Text Enrichment
  • Describe strategies for dealing with dirty data

Enhancing EID Applications through Configuration

  • Enable record search
  • Add attribute groups
  • Update attribute metadata
  • Describe stemming and the thesaurus
  • Implement spell correct with Auto-Correct and Did-You-Mean

Endeca Query Language (EQL) Overview

  • Describe the Endeca Query Language (EQL)
  • Implement EQL enabled components
  • Create EQL statements
  • Configure EQL components

Configuring Views and Charts

  • Describe the concept of views
  • Create a view with View Manager
  • Configure a chart on a view

Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Security

  • Describe authentication and authorization
  • Setup different levels where security is enforced


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