Oracle GoldenGate 11g Certified Implementation Exam Essentials

Oracle GoldenGate 11g Certified Implementation Essentials

The Oracle GoldenGate 11g Essentials (1Z0-481) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Data Integration 11g solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Oracle GoldenGate Overview (OGG), Architecture Overview, Configuring OGG, Parameters, Mapping and Transformation Overview, Configuration Options, Managing and Monitoring GoldenGate. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended. 

Successfully completing the requirements of this certification track earns the designation of Oracle GoldenGate 11g Certified Implementation Specialist. 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 Data Integration 11g Specialization Criteria.

2 hours
Exam Price:
US$ 245

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 Oracle GoldenGate 11g Certified Implementation Specialist

 OPN Certified Specialist

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Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 11g
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
OPN Exam Study Guide
Oracle GoldenGate 11g - Exam Study Guide (PDF)
OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle GoldenGate 11g Certified Implementation Specialist
Oracle University Training
Oracle GoldenGate 11g: Fundamentals for Oracle


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


Exam Topics

Oracle GoldenGate Overview (OGG)

  • Explain the OGG components and functionality and classify OGG supported platforms and databases
  • Describe OGG Veridata and Management Pack functionality and use cases
  • Describe the differences between Transactional Data Replication (Transactional Data Movement -TDM) and Data Manipulation Language (DML) replication, and between OGG real-time processing and batch processing

Architecture Overview

  • Describe OGG components
  • Configure the OGG recovery process

Configuring OGG

  • Configure databases with OGG schema check script and Identifying pre-requisites for OGG installation
  • Install OGG
  • Configure replication components
  • Configure OGG Command Interface and Trail file Configuration / Management
  • Implement an initial load strategy
  • Explain the functionality of the OGG utilities
  • Identify and resolve issues in heterogeneous replication and providing appropriate solutions


  • Explain the impact of parameter changes on OGG processes
  • Implement solutions using component parameters for replication requirements
  • Install commonly used OGG parameters

Mapping and Transformation Overview

  • Implement use cases for transformation functions
  • Implement Macros that can simplify configuration

Configuration Options

  • Describe OGG configuration options (Data Definition Language (DDL), compression and encryption options)
  • Configure OGG Event Actions based on use cases
  • Configure Integrated Capture and deployment options
  • Troubleshoot Conflict Detection and Resolution

Managing and Monitoring GoldenGate

  • Manage OGG command and data security
  • Implement and troubleshoot OGG Monitoring
  • Configure and manage Enterprise Manager 12c plug-in


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