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Oracle: OCA for 10g

 
Sylvia van der Velde
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Hello,

I am searching for practise tests to pass my OCA exam for the 10g. STS sadly has only the "New Features" test (Upgrade: Oracle9i to Oracle 10g), nothing else for the 10g.
Is there any other good test for the OCA you know of that could help me?

Regards, Sylvia.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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1z0-042 is too new, and thus, there will be less resources on it.

I believe it is enough for you to pass it if you study ILT materials, so, try asking whether your friends have this resource.

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Sylvia van der Velde
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I have a lot of material to study at home since I participated in a course from Oracle. Nevertheless I failed on my first try. That's why I am looking for a test tool like that from STS.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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If you have taken courses in Oracle University, you should have the ILT materials. All questions can be found from these materials. So, you might read them again in detail.

I found no problem in passing the beta exam (1z1-042: 3 hours with 166 questions) for solely using ILT materials.

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Sylvia van der Velde
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That is very nice for you. Sitting and learning the book and retry the exams did not lead to success for me. I obviously need a different approach in learning to pass the exam.

So, if anyone knows a test tool that has a new version with questions for Administration I for the 10g, please let me know. I did not find any in the www yet.
 
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In order to remember the content easily, it is better to have some hands-on experiences. You might try to read the ILT materials again, and do more practices with the database as an interim solution.

Nick
 
Rafael Pereira
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You should try:

OCA: Oracle 10g Administration I Study Guide (Exam 1Z0-042)

by Chip Dawes, Bob Bryla, Joseph C. Johnson and Matthew Weishan
Sybex � 2005 (672 pages)

It has review questions with answers.

Hope it helps.
 
Sylvia van der Velde
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Thanks for the tip, I will have a look.
 
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