TECHNOLOGY: Inside OCP
Become a MasterBy Aradhana Puri
Step up from Oracle Certified Professional to Oracle Certified Master.
The Oracle Certification program offers three distinct certification levels for Oracle Database 10g— Associate, Professional, and Master —shown in Figure 1. The three levels are organized to suit the needs of entry-level, professional, and senior-level IT professionals, respectively. The highest level of certification an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) can achieve is Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Master (Oracle Certified Master).
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Although Oracle documentation is available for reference during the exam, looking up simple commands in the documentation will cost time. Therefore, candidates should not rely too much on the availability of reference documentation during the exam.
Scenarios in the exam must be completed within a specific time. Therefore, time management is critical. Moreover, some scenarios are built on each other; failure to meet a set of objectives in one scenario may have a negative impact on later scenario objectives.
Be prepared to restore and recover your data. Candidates must back up their data during the exam and restore and recover the data if necessary.
With Oracle Certified Master, Oracle provides the only hands-on certification and the first master-level database certification in the industry. Achieving this rigorous certification puts an Oracle technologist in the most elite group of database professionals in the world.