By Skant Gupta (OCP Cloud) & Joel Peréz ACED.gif

 

This article is brought by en.enmotech.com

 

Full Index of Oracle Cloud Articles:

Sir.CloudDBaaSjoelperez

 

If you want to be updated with all our articles send us the Invitation or Follow us:

Joel Perez’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/SirDBaaSJoelPerez

Skant Gupta's LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/skantali/

or Join our LinkedIn group: Oracle Cloud DBaaS

 

Hi Readers

 

Finally I’ve successfully passed 1Z0-338, Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Implementation Essentials. It was almost more than 2 months that I’ve been preparing for this.

The Exam contains 71 questions related to Exadata and Cloud Services. To earn this certification you need to get 63% marks.

 

This was the result of the journey: Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist

certi02.jpg

The scope of knowledge that represents this certification is the following: An Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist has demonstrated the knowledge required to administer and configure the Exadata system. They can architect Exadata backup and recovery as well as high availability.  They can load data, monitor the system, and provide software maintenance of the Exadata Database Machine. Individuals who earn this certification are able to describe the Exadata Architecture and it’s benefits, configure security policies, set up service requests, and configure Oracle Exadata Database machine in the cloud.

 

In this post you will find:

  • Path to achieve it
  • Study Materials
  • Exam Detail & Score

 

How to Achieve this Certification?

 

Before appearing to this exam you must have vast knowledge on Exadata X-4, X-5 & X-6 and Oracle Cloud.

For following the path to develop expertise in Oracle Database Cloud, read here:

#7 Oracle Cloud (DBaaS): How to become OCP & OCM Cloud!!

 

Although it is not necessary to have knowledge on Oracle RAC but as per my point of view you must hands-on Oracle ASM & RAC before attending.

 

List of exam topics

 

  • Oracle Database Software
  • Oracle Exadata Architecture
  • Administration and Configuration
  • Backup and Recovery
  • High Availability
  • Monitoring
  • Software Maintenance
  • Bulk Loading and Migration
  • Resource Management
  • Support
  • Exadata in the Cloud

 

For more detail, you can follow the below link.

https://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=5001&get_params=p_exam_id:1Z0-338

 

How to prepare for exam?

There are 3 ways to study for this exam related to cloud part.

 

  1. Oracle Exadata Cloud Channel : http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=904&get_params=cloudId:384,channelId:24555
  2. Official Information & Documentation: https://docs.oracle.com/en/cloud/paas/exadata-cloud/csexa/index.html
  3. Oracle Learning Subscription

 

To study Exadata for this exam, We recommend take the below course from Oracle University:

 

Exadata Database Machine: 12c Administration Workshop Ed 2

https://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=609&get_params=dc:D92887,clang:EN

 

For practicing on Exadata Cloud services, you need to buy services from Oracle Corporation because there is NO free trail available for Oracle Exadata Cloud.

 

For pricing information, please follow the below link

https://cloud.oracle.com/en_US/database/exadata/pricing

 

How to register the exam?

 

If you want to enroll exam, please click on below link.

Exam Number: 1Z0-338

Exam Title: Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Implementation Essentials

 

https://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getpage?page_id=654&get_params=p_id:482

 

Below are the Exam Details related to score.

 

Special Thanks

Joel Perez is an Oracle OCM and ACED who gave an opportunity to write him and motivating me to learn new things.  I’m very thankful to him as this was the kick off for my studies.

 

If you want to be updated with all our articles send us the Invitation or Follow us:

Joel Perez’s LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/SirDBaaSJoelPerez

Skant Gupta's LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/skantali/

or Join our LinkedIn group: Oracle Cloud DBaaS

 

Full Index of Oracle Cloud Articles:

Sir.CloudDBaaSjoelperez

 

Author Bios:

 

Joel Pérez is an Expert DBA ( Oracle ACE Director, Maximum Availability OCM, OCM Cloud Admin. & OCM12c/11g ) with over 17 years of Real World Experience in Oracle Technology, specialised in design and implement solutions of: High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Upgrades, Replication, Cloud and all area related to Oracle Databases. International consultant with duties, conferences & activities in more than 50 countries and countless clients around the world. Habitual and one of leading writers of Technical Oracle articles for: OTN Spanish, Portuguese, English and more. Regular Speaker in worldwide Oracle events  like: OTN LAD (Latin America), OTN MENA (Middle East & Africa), OTN APAC ( Asian Pacific), DTCC China, Oracle Code.. . Joel has always been known for being a pioneer in Oracle technology since the early days of his career being the first Latin American awarded as “OTN Expert” at year 2003 by Oracle Corp., one of the first “Oracle ACE” globally in the Oracle ACE Program at year 2004. He was honoured as one of the first “OCM Database Cloud Administrator” & Maximum Availability OCM in the world. Currently Joel works as Senior Cloud Database Architect in “Yunhe Enmo (Beijing) Technology Co.,Ltd”., company located in Beijing, China En.enmotech.com

 

Skant Gupta is an Oracle Certified Cloud Professional in Oracle Database 12c, an Oracle Certified Expert in Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) in Oracle Database 11g and 12c, and an Oracle Exadata Certified and an Oracle Certified Professional in Oracle Database 10g, 11g, and 12c. He works at Vodafone Technology in the UK and formerly worked as a senior DBA at Etisalat in Dubai. He has six years of experience with various Oracle technologies, focusing mainly on Cloud, database, and high availability solutions, Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle Exadata and Oracle GoldenGate. He has presented at several Oracle user groups worldwide, most recently in the US, the United Arab Emirates, and the India. Skant website link: oracle-help.co