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get for only €39 the exam 'Oracle Database Foundations Certified Junior Associate'

Stefan Feldmann
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Who else will take the beta exam for only €39? What you think? Beta Exam available May 9, 2015.

Oracle Database Foundations http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=5001&get_params=p_exam_id:1Z0-006

What is a Database?

Database Concepts

Define the term database
Describe the components of a database system
Explain the purpose of a database
Types of Databases Models

Describe types of database models (relational, object oriented, flat, network…)
Compare the differences between the different types of databases
Relational Database Concepts

Describe the characteristics of a relational database
Explain the importance of relational databases in business
List the major transformations in database technology
Defining Levels of Data Abstraction

Define the terminology used for database storage
Describe levels of data abstraction used in relational databases
Gathering Requirements for Database Design

Gather requirements to implement a database solution
Explain business rules

The Language of Database and Data Modeling

Defining a Table in a Database

Describe the structure of a single table
Differentiating between Relational Database and File System Terminology

Explain the terminology used for tables and its related components in a relational database (columns, rows, entity, primary key, business rules, constraints, foreign keys)
Using Conceptual Data Modeling

Describe a conceptual data model
Explain the components of a conceptual/logical model (symbols indicating relatrionship and cardinality)
Defining Instance and Schema in Relational Databases

Examine examples of an entity and a corresponding table
Examine examples of an attribute and a corresponding column
Explain instances (row) and schemas in a relational database
Using Unique Identifiers and Primary Keys

Identify unique identifiers and a corresponding (single) primary key
Identify compound unique identifier and a corresponding compound primary key
Using Foreign Keys

Define relationships and corresponding foreign keys
Define barred relationships and the corresponding primary keys

Data Modeling – Creating the Physical Model

Creating Physical Data Models

Create a physical data model
Compare conceptual and physical data models
Documenting Business Requirements and Rules

Explain the importance of clearly communicating and accurately capturing database information requirements
Identify structural business rules
Identify procedural business rules (triggers)
Identify business rules that must be enforced by additional programming (eg SQL)
Defining Supertype and Subtype Entity Relationships

Describe an example of an entity
Define supertype and subtype entities
Implement rules for supertype and subtype entities
Using Attributes

Describe attributes for a given entity
Identify and provide examples of instances
Distinguish between mandatory and optional attributes (Column)
Distinguish between volatile and nonvolatile attributes
Using Unique Identifiers (UIDs)

Define the types of unique identifiers
Select a unique identifier using business rules
Define a candidate unique identifier
Define an artificial unique identifier
Identifying Relationships

Explain one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many relationships
Identify the optionality necessary for a relationship
Identify the cardinality necessary for a relationship
Identify nontransferable relationships
Name a relationship
Create ERDish sentences to represent ERDs
Create ERDs to represent ERDish sentences
Resolving Many to Many Relationships and Composite Unique Identifiers

Resolve a many-to-many relationship using an intersection entity
Identify the variations of unique identifiers after creation of an intersection entity
Define a barred relationship
Identify composite unique identifiers
Identifying Hierarchical, Recursive, and Arc Relationships

Define a hierarchical relationship
Define a recursive relationship
Define an arc relationship
Identify UIDs in a hierarchical, recursive and arc relationship model
Construct a model using recursion and hierarchies
Identify similarities and differences in an arc relationship and a supertype/subtype entity
Tracking Data Changes Over Time

Explain necessity of tracking data changes over time
Identify data that changes over time
Identify the changes in unique identifiers after adding the element of time to an ERD
Validating Data Using Normalization

Define the purpose of normalization
Define the rules of First, Second, and Third Normal Forms
Apply the rules of First, Second, and Third Normal Form
Mapping the Physical Model

Mapping Entities

Map entities to identify database tables to be created from an ERD
Mapping Columns and Data Types

Identify column data types from an ERD
Identify common data types used to store values in an Oracle a relational database
Mapping Primary Keys

Identify primary keys from an ERD
Identify which ERD attributes would make candidate primary keys
Mapping Composite Primary Keys and Foreign Keys

Describe the purpose of a foreign key in an Oracle Database
Identify foreign keys from an ERD
Describe the relationship between primary keys, composite primary keys, and foreign keys in an Oracle Database

Introduction to SQL

Using Structured Query Language (SQL)

Explain the relationship between a database and SQL
Using Data Definition Language (DDL)

Describe the purpose of DDL
Use DDL to manage tables and their relationships
Using Data Manipulation Language (DML) and Transaction Control Language (TCL)

Describe the purpose of DML
Use DML to manage data in tables
Use TCL to manage transactions
Defining SELECT Statements

Identify the connection between an ERD and a database using SQL SELECT statements
Using Basic SELECT statements

Build a SELECT statement to retrieve data from an Oracle Database table
Use the WHERE clause to the SELECT statement to filter query results
Displaying Sorted Data

Use the ORDER BY clause to sort SQL query results
Defining Table Joins

Describe the different types of joins and their features
Use joins to retrieve data from multiple tables
Use self joins
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Thank you for sharing this, Stefan.
Stefan Feldmann
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Jan Cumps wrote:Thank you for sharing this, Stefan.

it's not possible to register for exam.

see https://community.oracle.com/thread/3704592

any idea?
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