Oracle Company develops and builds tools for database development. Oracle Database is an object-relational database management system developed by Oracle Corporation. Oracle Certification Program certifies the candidate on skills related to oracle database products and technologies. The developer can learn the oracle database management system from database related books. The internet has a lot of information about the database systems. If the developer knows the Oracle database system fundamentals, they can start preparing the certification. The developer cannot get the job based on the certification. Some companies may give preference to the certified programmer and database administrator. The certification helps career growth in the software industry. It gives the confidence to the developer. The Certification validate the different topics from the programming language depends on the certification track. The developer can read the tutorial and technical content from the internet. They can also buy and study the technical books for preparing the certification.
Oracle provide two types of certification in oracle database management system.
The developer who works in java, C++, .NET or any other programming languages use oracle database management system for storing and maintaining the data. The developer uses SQL and PLSQL language to access the database. The developer may not take the backup or maintain the admin tasks. The database administrator helps the developer to fine tune the application performance.
The SQL and PL-SQL certification provides Associate and Professional. The associate certification requires the basic skill in the oracle database programming. But, the professional certification may require more advanced skills compare then the basic certification.
The following page contains more information about the SQL and PL-SQL certification.http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/ou_product_category.getPage?p_cat_id=178&p_org_id=1001&lang=US#tabs-3
The Oracle Certified Specialist certification signifies that you possess the foundation knowledge and skills to implement and work with Oracle key products.
The Oracle Certified Expert certification program grants credentials that recognize competency in specific technologies, architectures or domains not currently covered in the path-based Oracle Certifications.
The oracle certified database administrator certification divide in the following three types.
The Associate certification require to complete Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals 1Z0-061 or Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals I 1Z0-051 or Oracle Database SQL Expert 1Z0-047 certification. After complete, the developer must take the Installation and Administration 1Z0-062 examination. The Professional certification require to attend one mandatory course and complete the Advanced Administration 1Z0-063 examination. The professional certificate require to complete the associate certificate.
The user can find more information in the following webhttps://education.oracle.com/education/pdf/OracleDatabaseCertificationMap.pdf