How to Become Certified in Oracle 10g
Oracle 10g is the newest DBA (Database Administration) certification launched by oracle. Nowadays most of the companies are heading towards computerized processing as every organization has a huge database of its own to manage, also the size of database further increases if computers are linked with a network which is a quite common scenario everywhere. To deal with management and troubleshooting of these huge databases, companies look for qualified professionals and with Oracle 10g certification in your hands you are a suitable candidate for the job. That’s why; this certificate has its unique value everywhere and in almost every sector.
To obtain this certification you need to go through a three tier certification procedure. Oracle certified associate is the first DBA certification. Also known as Oracle Database 10g, Administration I, you just need to clear this 120 minutes test. The number of questions is only 75 out of which the cut off requirement is to obtain sixty five percent. If you pass the test, you will receive the OCA certification and if you wish you can go for OCP or Oracle Certified professional, also called Oracle 10g certification, Administration II. This exam is of 90 minutes duration with 70 questions to solve. The cut off range is almost the same as 66 %. To clear this stage you also have an oracle approved course to take either in class room or online. The most advanced and the last certification is the OCM or Oracle Certified Master, also popularly known as Oracle Database 10g, Administration III. To qualify this you need to have at least two Oracle approved courses under your belt.
However if you already are an Oracle 9i certified professional you need not go through all these tests. All you need to do is just upgrade your certification to Oracle 10g by giving the test of Oracle 10g: New Features for Administrators. The questions are not generally too tough and on an average 75% candidates clear it. All you need to have is accuracy, quick understanding of the problem and some amount of speed. Various exam guides as well online test engines are readily available to help you out of your problems.