Oracle8i Certified DBA

Do you want to get certified in Oracle8i?

The core Oracle8i certification path includes 5 exams. Here are some resources that will help you get certified.

Download the Oracle8i DBA track candidate guide from the Oracle education web site. The candidate guide contains the objectives that are covered in each of the exams.

The Oracle8i certification books from Sybex are excellent resource. These books cover each of the objectives listed in the candidate guide. The books come with a CD, which includes trial version of Oracle8i, hundreds of practice questions and sample tests. The flash card questions can be copied to a Palm device and can be practiced even when you're traveling!

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Exam 1Z0-001 Exam 1Z0-023
Exam 1Z0-025
Exam 1Z0-024
Exam 1Z0-025
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Oracle Technet membership is a must for all DBAs. Technet membership is free and gives you up to 25% discount on all OCP tests. Remember to mention your Technet membership email address when you call Sylvan Prometric to register for the test.

Technet: Documentation
Technet: Oracle Software Downloads
Technet: Certification FAQ

You must also check the OCP candidate guide in the Oracle education web site. The web site contains important information such as the number of questions, passing score. sample test, etc.

Oracle Education
Oracle8i OCP DBA candidate guide
Self Test Software - Practice test

The following web sites have lot of information on Oracle Certification and provide sample tests, discussion forums, tips & tricks, etc.

Oracle Notes : Contains study briefs, exam facts, etc
DBA Support: Online tests and training guides
DBA Support: Forums for Administration, Certification, Development, etc.
Oracle Notes : Certification forums
Exam Notes: Important exam topics, notes, reference books, etc
Oracle Cram Sheets: Exam study notes

You can register for the tests online from Oracle Education site or by calling the Sylvan Prometric at 1-800-891-3926. Testing locations can be found here. If you are member of IOUG or Technet, be sure to claim discount for the OCP tests.


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