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Help me to prepare for the OCA exam

 
Poonam Advani
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Hi,
I want to start preparation for OCA exam #1Z0-07. Please help me to get
-- what is the best book to prepare for the exam,
-- any free resources on net (tutorails, site & mocks)
-- Practice Questions

thanks
 
Nicholas Cheung
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what is the best book to prepare for the exam

The ILT materials provided by the Oracle Univesity

any free resources on net (tutorails, site & mocks)

There are less resources for Oracle exams, you might try to see whether there are any yahoo groups for 1Z1-007.


Practice Questions

Whizlabs' exam simulator.

Nick
 
Poonam Advani
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Thanks Nick...
 
Peter Sin
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For your information, this test 1z0-007 can be taken at home through internet connection.

http://www.oracle.com/education/certification/onlinetest.html
http://oracle.prometric.com/

p.s. Don't consult the textbook.
 
Rafael Pereira
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Hi!

I'm also planning to take the OCA Exam.

But now, for the 10g Oracle version, there is the Oracle Database 10g OCA Exam (1Z0-042). One exam, 75 questions, 65%, and you get Certified.

Then there is another exam for the OCP level.

Nick, you have the OCP 10g. What do you think about it?

Regards,
 
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you have the OCP 10g. What do you think about it?

As you can expect, OCP 10g DBA is composed of 2 exams only (compared to OCP 9i DBA, there are 4 exams), that the topics covered will be less, and the questions will be required to have deeper knowledge.

For OCA 10g DBA, its objectives covered ALL 4 exams in OCP 9i DBA, and thus, you need to know all things in 1 exam.For OCP 10g DBA, you need to know the advanced topics together with new features, like the Web-based performance tuning tools & graphs, and you need to know how to interpret them.

I would say, OCA 10g DBA is much more difficult than OCA 9i DBA, as well as the OCP.

Nick
 
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That's interesting.

Nevertheless, I'd rather pay half the price and study more for the last release of Oracle's certification (i.e. 10g) than going for the 9i version.

Thanks for the info.
 
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