In this post, I am going to discuss Oracle Cloud Certifications that are currently in demand. I have divided them among various groups of certifications based on your field of interest.
- OCI Certifications
- Database on Cloud Certification
- Security Admins Certification
- Integration & SOA Admins Certification
- Apps DBA Certification
Who Should Go For Oracle Cloud Certification?
- DBAs & Apps DBAs: Because both Database & Application (EBS, Peoplesoft, JD Edwards & Seibel) run on OCI.
- WebLogic & FMW Admins: Because JCS, SOA CS, ICS, ODI CS, etc run on the top of OCI.
- SOA Admins: Because SOA too runs on the top of OCI.
- Security Admins: SSO, Federation, OAuth because you can secure your application by configuring SSO, federate with various identity providers & these can be done on the top of OCI.
- Architects & DevOps: Network, App, Storage, HA & DR because you are responsible for designing the infrastructure of your application & databases
With the release of OCI Foundation Certification, now there are a total of 5 Certification of OCI.
Currently, there are 5 certifications for OCI:
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations Associate [1z0-1085-20], To know more https://k21academy.com/1z0108511
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Associate[1z0-1072], To know more check https://k21academy.com/1z0107211
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Cloud Operations Associate [1z0-1067], To know more check https://k21academy.com/1z0106711
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Architect Professional[1z0-997], To know more check http://k21academy.com/1z099711
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Associate [1Z0-1084-20], To know more check here
[1Z0-1085-20] OCI Foundations 2020
This is a beginner level certification for individuals seeking to start a career in Cloud. Cloud services require users to have a fundamental understanding of the core concepts and terminologies of a cloud platform.
There is no prerequisite for this certification as, it is a beginner level certification for the basic cloud concepts and terminologies, so anyone from the cloud or non-cloud background can go for this. To know more about Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Associate [1Z0-1085-20] Certification, check https://k21academy.com/1z0108511.
[1Z0-1072] OCI Architect 2019 Associate
The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Architect Associate exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation knowledge in architecting infrastructure using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services.
This certification validates a deep understanding of OCI services to spin up infrastructure and provides a competitive edge in the industry
Prerequisite For 1Z0-1072
It is an Associate level certification, you should have the foundation certification (1Z0-1085) and then you can go for this.
[1Z0-997] OCI Architect Professional
1Z0-997 is known as the next level of credential for those who have already earned the title of an OCI Architect Associate. It required knowledge to plan, design, implement, and operate solutions on OCI.
Prerequisite For 1Z0-997
- You must have already earned the Associate Level Certification (1Z0-1072) to appear for this certification. To know more about Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate [1Z0-1072] Certification, check https://k21academy.com/1z0107211.
[1Z0-1067] OCI Cloud Operations Associate
An Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Certified Cloud Operations Associate is has demonstrated hands-on experience and knowledge required to:
- Automate Cloud tasks,
- Tune Performance,
- Troubleshoot, manage cost,
- manage security and compliance policies,
- Monitor and Alert OCI,
- Implement Data Retention and Archival,
- creating shell scripts with the Command Line Interface (CLI) and design Cloud-scale Agility on OCI.
[1Z0-1084] OCI Cloud Developer Associate
Cloud-native technologies require developers to adopt a new set of frameworks. The Developer Associate certification is intended for developers who have six months of experience in developing and maintaining applications.
Developers need to have a solid understanding of cloud-native fundamentals and in-depth knowledge of at least one programming language. They should demonstrate knowledge of developing, securing, testing, and operating applications in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and the ability to use the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure service APIs, CLI, and SDKs to write applications.
- Before appearing to this exam you must have the basic knowledge of OCI & it’s features and components.
Database On Cloud Certifications
Currently, there are 3 certifications:
- Oracle Database Cloud Service 2019 Operations Certified Associate[1Z0-998], To know more check https://k21academy.com/1z099811
- Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud 2019 Specialist[1Z0-931], To know more check https://k21academy.com/1z093111
- Oracle Cloud Platform Data Management 2019 Associate[1z0-1044], To know more check https://k21academy.com/1z0104411
[1Z0-931] Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud Certification
Oracle Autonomous Database is the world’s only data management system to automatically patch, upgrade and tune itself. It handles routine database maintenance tasks while the system is running—without human intervention.
It is further divided into two types:
- ATP: The Autonomous Transaction Processing workload type configures the database for a transactional workload, with a bias towards high volumes of random data access. Eg Transactions, Batch, Reporting, IOT
Application Dev, Machine Leaming, etc
- ADW: The Autonomous Data Warehouse workload type configures the database for decision support or data warehouse workload, with a bias towards large data scanning operations. Eg Best for all Analytic Workloads Data Warehouse, Data Mart
Data Lake, Machine Learning, etc
Note: No Prerequisites for 1Z0-931
[1Z0-998] Oracle Database Cloud Service Certification
Oracle Database Cloud Service provides you with the ability to deploy Oracle databases in the Oracle Public Cloud (OCI) with each database deployment containing a single Oracle database or an Oracle Data Guard configuration consisting of a primary Oracle database and a standby Oracle database.
Note: No Prerequisites for 1Z0-998
[1Z0-1044] Oracle Cloud Platform Data Management 2019 Associate
An Oracle Cloud Platform Data Management 2019 Certified Associate has demonstrated the knowledge required to create, manage, migrate, and deploy database instances in Oracle Database Cloud Service. Individuals who earn this certification are able to move data from on-premises to cloud, manage and migrate to Autonomous Database. Certified individuals are well-versed in Exadata cloud service provisioning, migration, and backup strategies.
Note: No Prerequisites for 1Z0-1044
Security Admin Certification
- Oracle Cloud Platform Identity and Security Management 2019 Associate [1Z0-1070], To know more check http://k21academy.com/1z0107011
[1Z0-1070] Oracle Cloud Platform Identity & Security Management Associate
1Z0-1070 is designed for security professionals who have good knowledge of implementing Cloud Solutions. This certification covers topics such as:
- Oracle Identity Cloud Service
- Oracle CASB Cloud Service
- Services Architecture and Deployment
- Identity Security Operations Center Framework
The certification validates an understanding of the Oracle Cloud Security concepts.
Integration & SOA Admin Certification
- Oracle Cloud Platform Application Integration 2019 Associate[1Z0-1042], To know more check here
[1Z0-1042] Oracle Cloud Platform Application Integration 2019 Associate
The Oracle Cloud Platform Application Integration 2019 Associate exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundational knowledge in using and configuring Application Integration services.
Prerequisites for 1Z0-1042
There is no Pre-requisite for this certification, you can go for this exam directly. Up-to-date Oracle Cloud Platform Application Integration 2019 Associate learning and hands-on experience are recommended.
Apps DBA Certification
Currently, there is 1 certification:
- Oracle EBS R12: Install, Patch and Maintain Applications[1Z0-238], To know more check here
[1Z0-238] Oracle EBS R12: Install, Patch And Maintain Applications
The Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Applications Database Administrator Certified Professional Certification is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in implementing Oracle E-Business Suite solutions.
This exam is required as part of earning the new Oracle EBS R12 Applications Database Administrator Certified Professional certification
Prerequisites for 1Z0-238
Candidate must have the following certification.
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