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OCP 11g Upgrade exam

Postby ora » Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:42 pm

Hi Tim,

Now the latest Oracle database is 11g Release 1. I am wondering whether I should take the upgrade exam for 11g Release 1 or should I wait until 11g release 2 is available. What's your opinion?

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Re: OCP 11g Upgrade exam

Postby Tim... » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:23 am

Hi.

There is only a single upgrade, regardless of subversion. Typically the second release doesn't add too much core technology. The main functionality for the release is available in the first release and the second release builds on this with a few ancillary improvements. As a result, the OCP exam doesn't change much between subversions. There may be some minor modifications, but they rarely change the exam objectives.

You should take the exam as soon as you're ready to do it. Don't wait for the next release.

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Re: OCP 11g Upgrade exam

Postby ora » Wed Aug 20, 2008 4:12 pm

Thanks, Tim.

Anyone who is considering taking the 11g upgrade exam or has already taken it is welcome to share your input.

Thanks, guys. Cheers :)

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Re: OCP 11g Upgrade exam

Postby Tim... » Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:52 am

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