Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oracle Combo: Four New Exams

Oracle

This news is too hot for this cold and wet autumn. But it certainly will not leave anyone indifferent. Oracle launched four new and promising exams at once. We think that no one will remain uncertified this fall. Every individual can find an appropriate way to become an Oracle certified specialist, especially when there are four ways to do it! Let’s be certified!

Oracle Database 12c R2

Exam # 1. Upgrade Oracle DBA 11g or 12c to 12c R2 (1Z0-074)

The 1Z0-074 exam consists of 75 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours. The passing score is 63%.

Exam topics include: Using CDBs and Application Containers; Managing Users and Users Access to Data in a Multitenant Environment; Creating Different Types of PDBs; Recovering and Flashing back CDBs and PDBs; Managing Performance in PDBs and CDBs; Upgrading Database from 11g or 12.1 to 12.2; Creating and Managing Profiles and Privileges; Performing Unified Auditing; Using Data Redaction; Using Data Encryption; Using TSPD policies with Auditing and Column Encryption; Creating and Managing backup and recovery catalog; Recovering a database; Transporting a tablespace; Using Oracle Data Pump, SQL*Loader and External Tables; Performing In Memory Column Store; Tuning SQL Statements; Memory and Other Performance Enhancements; Applying Different Types of Partitioning; Manageability; Using Diagnostic Enhancements; Managing Oracle Database Cloud Services; Using SQL Enhancements; Using Information Lifecycle Management and Storage Enhancements; Administrating Storage.

This exam is associated with the Oracle Database 12c R2 Administration Certified Professional certification. The first step to earn this cert is the availability of the Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional or the Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional certifications. The second step – pass the exam.

As for the exam preparation, complete one the following training courses: Oracle Database 12c R2: New Features for 12c R1 Administrators Ed 1 and Oracle Database 12c R1: New Features for Administrators Ed 2.

Database Cloud

Exam # 2. MySQL Cloud Service 2018 Implementation Essentials (1Z0-320)

The 1Z0-320 exam consists of 79 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours. The passing score is 60%.

Exam topics include: Oracle MySQL Enterprise Product Suite; Installation and Architecture; Database Design; MySQL Security; Leverage MySQL Enterprise Monitor; Leverage MySQL Backup; MySQL Overview of High Availability and Replication; MySQL Cloud Service.

This exam is associated with the MySQL Cloud Service 2018 Certified Implementation Specialist certification.

Oracle Manufacturing Cloud

Exam # 3. Oracle Manufacturing Cloud 2017 Implementation Essentials (1Z0-348)

The 1Z0-348 exam consists of 65 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours. The passing score is 60%.

Exam topics include: Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud Common Configuration; Manufacturing Set Up; Manage Items and Item Structures; Manage Work Definitions; Manage work orders; Execute Production; Manufacturing Integrations; Manufacturing Costing; Reporting and Analytics for Manufacturing.

This exam is associated with the Oracle Manufacturing Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist certification. An Oracle Manufacturing Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist has demonstrated the knowledge required to use Manufacturing Cloud on a project. Individuals who earn this certification are able to perform manufacturing set-up, manage items and item structures, and understand the complexities of manufacturing integration.

Payroll

Exam # 4. Oracle Payroll Cloud 2017 Implementation Essentials (1Z0-969)

The 1Z0-969 exam consists of 74 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours. The passing score is 64%.

Exam topics include: Payroll Concepts; Payroll Definitions; Earnings and Deduction Definitions; Payroll Payment Details; Payroll Costing Rules; Employee Level Payroll Information; Payroll Flows; Calculate, Validate and Correct Payroll Processes.

This exam is associated with the Oracle Payroll Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist certification. An Oracle Payroll Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist has demonstrated the knowledge required to set up Oracle Payroll Cloud using Workforce Deployment tasks offered in the functional setup manager.  Individuals who earn this certification are able to identify the key concepts of Oracle Payroll Cloud and use Oracle Payroll Cloud Functional Setup Manager (FSM) to implement payroll.

Don’t forget to visit ExamCollection website to track free exam materials for these four Oracle novelties.

It’s only up to you to choose your best way to earn a well-respected credential to demonstrate IT expertise in the marketplace.

Cisco: New Exam for New Certification

cisco

Cisco has not pleased us with news for a long time. But today we have news from this IT company and it is good!

On November 15, 2017, Cisco will release a new Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (840-450 DTBAD) exam which is associated with a new Cisco Business Architecture Practitioner certification.

The Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (840-450) exam is a 90-minute, 65–75 question assessment that verifies a candidate’s knowledge and skills that relate to:

  • Being able to design a customer journey map from the current state to the desired state
  • Mapping the customer, the technology, and the business journey of an engagement
  • Customer maturity and how that relates to a Business Architecture engagement
  • Tools and techniques of a Business Architecture engagement

The exam topics will include:

  • Business Acumen
  • Engagement Artifacts
  • Roadmap Creation
  • Engaging with the Customer
  • Advanced Tools and Techniques

The Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (DTBAD) course is the recommended training for this exam. This course will give candidates the knowledge to formulate how investments in technology enable customers to achieve the required target state business opportunities.

From our side, we advise to join our IT certification community at ExamCollection website to track Cisco free exam materials.

The 840-450 exam is associated with the Cisco Business Architecture Practitioner certification. This new cert will build and extend the skills inherent in the Cisco Business Architect.

The Cisco Business Architecture Practitioner certification will help candidates to identify and implement strategies to transform businesses, create, refine, and document business cases, roadmaps, and other plan artifacts that deliver on the desired outcomes.

Those who achieve this level of expertise will be able to fully lead a business engagement, developing a comprehensive roadmap, managing engagement artifacts, and effortlessly participating at all levels within an organization to build rapport and credibility.

Take your strong position in business with new Cisco certification!

New Year’s Eve without Four VCA6 Certifications and Exams

Retirement

December 31, 2017 – the last day of the year. The time of New Year’s Eve, presents and miracles. They say that people should say goodbye to old things, thoughts and grievances… Evidently, the IT company VMware adheres to this superstition. After all, on December, 31 the company will retire the whole list of old exams and related certifications. The main reason for such a great withdrawal is the release of the new VCA-DBT certification.

VMware is retiring the following VMware Certified Associate 6 certifications and exams:

  1. VMware Certified Associate 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCA6-DCV) – 1V0-621 exam
  2. VMware Certified Associate 6 – Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV) – 1V0-642 exam
  3. VMware Certified Associate 6 – Desktop and Mobility (VCA6-DTM) – 1V0-605 exam
  4. VMware Certified Associate 6 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCA6-CMA) – 1V0-603 exam

After December 31, these exams will no longer be available, and the certification will no longer be awarded. But there is enough time to earn one of these retiring certs.

VMware Certified Associate 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCA6-DCV)

Gain greater credibility when discussing data center virtualization, the business challenges that vSphere is designed to address, and how virtualizing the data center with vSphere addresses those challenges.

1V0-621

This exam tests candidates on their skills and abilities identifying technical requirements for managing a VMware vSphere 6 environment. It consists of 50 single and multiple choice, non-proctored, online questions and lasts 75 minutes.

Preparation options: Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals [V6]; VCA6-DCV (1V0-621) Practice Exam; ExamCollection Practice Exam.

VMware Certified Associate 6 – Network Virtualization (VCA6-NV) 

Gain greater credibility when discussing network virtualization, the business challenges VMware NSX and related networking technologies are designed to address, and how virtualizing the network with NSX addresses those challenges.

1V0-642

This exam tests candidates on their skills and abilities identifying technical requirements for managing a VMware NSX 6.2 environment. It consists of 50 single and multiple choice, non-proctored, online questions and lasts 75 minutes.

Preparation options: VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016VCA6-NV (1V0-642) 6.2 Practice Exam; ExamCollection Practice Exam.

VMware Certified Associate 6 – Desktop and Mobility (VCA6-DTM)

Gain greater credibility when discussing desktop virtualization, the business challenges that Horizon with View and related desktop technologies are designed to address, and how virtualizing desktops and mobile devices with View addresses those challenges.

1V0-605

This exam tests your skills and abilities identifying the technical requirements for desktop virtualization. It consists of 50 single and multiple choice, non-proctored, online questions and lasts 75 minutes.

Preparation options: VMware Workforce Mobility Fundamentals; VCA6-DTM (1V0-605) Practice Exam; ExamCollection Practice Exam.

VMware Certified Associate 6 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCA6-CMA)

Gain greater credibility when discussing cloud computing, the business challenges the vCloud Suite is designed to address, and how deploying VMware Cloud solutions address those challenges.

1V0-603

This exam tests your skills and abilities identifying the technical requirements for cloud management and automation. It consists of 50 single and multiple choice, non-proctored, online questions and lasts 75 minutes.

Preparation options:  VMware Cloud Fundamentals; VCA6-CMA (1V0-603) Practice Exam; ExamCollection Practice Exam.

They say, when you get rid of something old, then something new comes. Well, we are waiting for the whole list of new VMware certifications and exams on January 2018.

Welcome VMware Certified Design Expert 6 – Network Virtualization (VCDX6-NV) Certification

NV VMware

VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group of VCDX professionals consists of design architects highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments.

Earning the new VMware Certified Design Expert v6 – Network Virtualization (VCDX6-NV) certification will confirm candidate’s world-class vSphere and NSX 6.x skills and prove individual can deliver true business value through designing a VMware NSX®-platform-based data center networking infrastructure that meets customer objectives and constraints.

For the next application deadline of September 22, 2017, candidates may submit for either the VCDX6-NV or for the previous version of VCDX-NV.

New Candidate Requirements

VCDX6-NV Certification Requirements

Path 1: If you hold a valid VCAP6-NV Deploy or VCIX6-NV:

1: Review and understand the blueprint.

2: Select and build a design, based on the guidance in the blueprint.

3: Submit design application and code of conduct.

4: Pass the application and design review.

5: Successfully defend the design against three panelists.

Existing Candidate Requirements

VCDX6-NV Certification Requirements

Path 1: If you hold VCDX-NV (the previous version):

1: VCAP6-NV Deploy certification.

Path 2: If you hold a VCDX in a track other than NV:

1: VCAP6-NV Deploy certification.

2: Review and understand the blueprint.

3: Select and build a design, based on the guidance in the blueprint.

4: Submit design application and code of conduct.

5: Pass the application and design review.

6: Successfully defend the design in a one-hour phone interview.

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