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Hi Everyone,

We are excited to be at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, meeting as many of you as we can. If you are here at "the big event", please stop by and say hi at the OCP Lounge, which is at the top of the escalators in the South Mezzanine. If you're not here, we're sorry to have missed you this time, but we'll continue to chat via the Oracle Certification Blog and Twitter.

If you haven't yet discovered this, you soon will: Oracle Certification has just launched a new service for you! CertView is our new certification management system, which now gives you the ability to view your Oracle certification transcript and exam history, as well as other services. We've included the links and a brief write-up here in the e-magazine.

We're about to release several new certification exams live in production, so if these are in your technical area - be sure and check out the updates below.

As always - share your feedback with us on the Oracle Certification Blog. We want to know how we can best help you!

Paul Sorensen | Director, Oracle Certification

 

ORACLE CERTIFICATION NEWS

ORACLE UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES CERTVIEW

✤ ORACLE UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES CERTVIEWOracle University has just launched CertView – the new Oracle Certification Program management system.

CertView gives you the ability to:

• View your Oracle certification transcript and exam history
• Download your authorized certification logos
• Get an update on the status of your certification success kit, and
• Send an official verification of your certification status to third parties on demand.

CertView is available at no charge to all Oracle certification candidates and certification holders worldwide, and can be accessed using your Oracle Single Sign On (SSO) account.

GET STARTED
Log in today and start taking advantage of this free new benefit of your Oracle certification. You can also share your first impressions of CertView with us on our quick survey. For help and/or questions, contact ocpexam_ww@oracle.com.

QUICK LINKS:
• CertView: Explore Now
• Oracle Single Sign-In: Sign-In/Register
• Feedback: Your Comments
• Contact: Email
• Oracle Certification Program: Website

 

Update: Oracle Certification at Oracle OpenWorld 2009

✤ ORACLE UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES CERTVIEWOracle OpenWorld 2009 is here!

October 11th through 15th is the annual “All Things Oracle event” at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Several of us from the Oracle Certification team are there with the OCP lounge, as well as two sessions on Oracle Certification.

Something new this year: if you’re Oracle certified at any of our levels, you now have access to the OCP Lounge

OCP Lounge

This is the first year when all Oracle Certification holders are invited to the Oracle Certification Program (OCP) Lounge. So, whether you hold a Master, Professional, Expert, or Associate Oracle certification, you are welcome to mingle and network with other Oracle certified OpenWorld attendees. The lounge provides an exclusive space for our most-valued product experts and offers a relaxing environment, informal meeting place, and light snacks. Additionally, the lounge has an online lab with access to FREE Self Test Software Practice Exams.

And, if you are considering becoming Oracle Certified, or want to upgrade your certification, Oracle Certification Program staff are available outside the lounge area to answer all your questions.

Where:
• Moscone South Mezzanine, Room 250
When:
• Monday, October 12 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 13 - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, October 14 - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Thursday, October 15 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Power Sessions

We will not be doing onsite testing or exam cram this year; however, we will continue to operate the Oracle Certification Program Lounge in Moscone South (room 250), and we have added two certification-related Power Sessions.

Five Easy Steps to Earning an Oracle Certification Paul Sorensen – Wed Oct 14th (1:00p)
Oracle Certification is the #1 keyword search on oracle.com. We know that you are interested in what it takes to be certified. So attend this power session and learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about the Oracle Certification Program. In this 30-minute session, you’ll hear about each step of the path to certification—from preparation and training to exams and the application process. Get details about the training curricula recommended for more than 60 Oracle technology certifications as well as about the benefits and perks of becoming certified. Oracle certification holders around the world enjoy job satisfaction, professional advancement, and higher salaries. Find out how you can join this exclusive community.
Session ID: S307662

Achieving Oracle Certification: Tips and Advice from an Oracle Certified Master Jay Norton – Wed Oct 14th (1:45p)
Prepare for your Oracle Certification credential by joining a lively session with Oracle University instructor, training manager, and Oracle Certified Master (OCM) Jay Norton. Get practical suggestions and tips, ask questions, and hear Jay’s advice about the latest Oracle technology updates. In this 30-minute session, Norton also explains the benefits and perks of becoming certified. Certified professionals around the world enjoy job satisfaction, professional advancement, increased salaries, and the prestige of joining an elite group of technology experts. Oracle University offers more than 60 independent credentials across database, middleware, applications, industries, and Linux. Find out how you can join this exclusive community.
Session ID: S307661

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ORACLE DATABASE CERTIFICATION

Reminder: New Exam Soon To Be Live: “Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning” Exam (1Z0-054)

✤ ORACLE UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES CERTVIEWThe new “Oracle Database 11g: Performance Tuning” certification exam will soon be live.

The beta period recently closed for certification exam 1Z1-054, which is a single exam requirement for Oracle 11g DBA OCPs to earn the Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Certified Expert (OCE) certification.

This certification endorses those database administrators, support engineers, and technical consultants who have demonstrated their knowledge and skills using Oracle Database 11g automatic tuning features, including SQL Tuning Advisor, SQL Access Advisor, Automatic Workload Repository and Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor.

Beta analysis and processing is currently underway, and the production exam is expected to be released soon as exam 1Z0-054. Candidates who participated in the beta can expect their beta score results soon after the live production exam is released.

For specific dates and details, visit the Oracle Certification Blog as well as our website.

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Oracle Certification Releases Live Exam: 1Z0-053 “Oracle Database 11g: Administration II”

Oracle Certification Releases Live Exam: 1Z0-053 Oracle Database 11g: Administration IIThe new “Oracle Database 11g: Administration II” certification exam is now live in production.
This new exam (1Z0-053) is a single exam requirement for those holding the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate (OCA) to earn to Oracle Certified Professional (OCP).

Candidates can register now for the live exam, which is available at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide with immediate scoring and pass/fail status. Candidates who participated in the beta can expect to receive your beta score results within the coming weeks.

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ORACLE MIDDLEWARE CERTIFICATION

Reminder: New Exam Soon To Be Live: “Program with PL/SQL” Certification Exam (1Z0-144)

Reminder: New Exam Soon To Be Live: “Program with PL/SQL” Certification Exam (1Z0-144)The new “Oracle Database 11g: Program with PL/SQL” certification exam will soon be live.

The beta period recently closed for certification exam 1Z1-144, which is is offered as an alternative option to taking existing exam 1Z0-147 (Program with PL/SQL) for both the Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate (OCA) and Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional (OCP) certification tracks.


Beta analysis and processing is currently underway, and the production exam is expected to be released soon as exam 1Z0-144. Candidates who participated in the beta can expect their beta score results soon after the live production exam is released.

For specific dates and details, visit the Oracle Certification Blog as well as our website.

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ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE CERTIFICATION

ORACLE CERTIFICATION RELEASES LIVE EXAM: 1Z0-206 "ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE R12: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION"

ORACLE CERTIFICATION RELEASES LIVE EXAM: 1Z0-206, ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE R12: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATIONThe new “Oracle E-Business Suite R12: System Administration” certification exam is now live in production.

This new exam (1Z0-206) is the only exam required to earn the Oracle E-Business Suite R12 System Administrator Certified Expert (OCE) certification.

This new EBS R12 certification focuses on the candidate’s abilities to effectively manage the Oracle R12 Applications environment and architecture, and measures competency for the foundational skills required to highlight the key parameters necessary to analyze system activity and performance.

Candidates can register now for the live exam, which is available at Pearson VUE testing centers worldwide with immediate scoring and pass/fail status. Candidates who participated in the beta can expect to receive your beta score results within the coming weeks.

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