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April 15, 2008

Oracle RAC Certification 1Z0-048

Filed under: Other Discussion — neerajbhatia @ 07:06

I started preparing for the exam on 1st April and planning to write it on 25 or 26th April.

While preparing for the exam, I strongly feel the need for Practical exam (as in OCM) instead of objective-questions based. Since it’s an expert-level OCP exam, there must be a 1-day practical lab-based exam which should check practical knowledge like RAC installation, solving performance problem, configuration …

There may me my drawback also. It’s fees may go sky-rocketed as the case with OCM exams.

What do you think?




  1. First of all Welcome to blogsphere man 🙂

    About the need of practical exam in RAC, yea I agree, it does help to judge the skills in more precise manner. One’s real world knowledge can be put to test through practical exams.

    Oracle’s other exams are also under flames due to the very same reason. People are saying that it has lost its charm. Oracle is doing all this just to earn USD.

    Its sad…


    Comment by Sidhu — April 16, 2008 @ 06:58 | Reply

  2. despite this USD fact, still you can see a title on Oracle certification home page

    “89 % of OCPs agree that they are able to provide a higher level of customer service because they are Oracle trained and certified.”

    Which in actual is based on a survey attended by candidates after taking their exam. People are willing to pay the money and Oracle is earning … 🙂

    Comment by neerajbhatia — April 16, 2008 @ 07:26 | Reply

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