Oracle GoldenGate 10 Essentials

Oracle GoldenGate 10 Essentials

The Oracle GoldenGate 10 Essentials (1Z0-539) exam tests your training and experience to ensure that you have a strong foundation and expertise in Oracle Golden Gate. The exam targets the intermediate-level implementation team member. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

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

This OPN Certified Implementation Specialist exam is now available in English, Simplified Chinese and Korean!

Exam Number:

120 minutes
Associated Certifications:
Oracle GoldenGate 10 Certified Implementation Specialist

OPN Certified Specialist
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Exam Price:
US $245

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Passing score subject to change. View Details
Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release 10
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
Oracle GoldenGate 10 Essentials - Exam Study Guide (PDF)
OPN Guided Learning Path
Oracle GoldenGate 10 Implementation Specialist


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


Exam Topics

Oracle GoldenGate Overview

  • Apply OGG components and functionality
  • Classify OGG supported platforms and databases
  • Identify OGG Veridata and Director functionality and use cases

Architecture Overview

  • Describe the functions of OGG components
  • Analyze the OGG recovery process
  • Differentiate between Transactional Data Replication (TDM) and DML replication
  • Differentiate between OGG real-time processing and batch processing

Configuring OGG

  • Software Installation steps and procedures
  • Configure replication components
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the OGG Command Interface
  • Propose and implement an appropriate initial load strategy
  • Configure trail files
  • Explain the functionality of the OGG utilities
  • Recognize issues in heterogeneous replication and provide appropriate solutions


  • Demonstrate familiarity with OGG component parameters
  • Explain the impact of parameter changes on OGG processes
  • Analyze replication requirements and implement solutions using component parameters
  • Formulate commonly used OGG parameters

Mapping and Transformation Overview

  • Analyze and implement use cases for transformation functions
  • Recognize cases where Macros can simplify configuration and implement solutions
  • Describe use cases for User Tokens

Configuration Options

  • Identify additional OGG configuration options
  • Define OGG compression and encryption options
  • Analyze multi-master replication issues and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Recommend and implement an OGG DDL replication solution
  • Recognize use cases for OGG Event Actions

Managing GoldenGate

  • Manage OGG command and data security
  • Define and implement an OGG trail file management stategy
  • Generate and use OGG statistics and reports for performance tuning and troubleshooting


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