There is high demand for professionals in the information technology (IT) industry; and Oraclecertifications are the hottest credentials in the database world. You have made the right decisionto pursue your Oracle certification; because achieving it will give you a distinct advantage in this highly competitive market.
Most of you should already be familiar with Oracle and need no introduction to the Oracle database world. Heres some information for those who arent. Oracle; founded in 1977; soldthe first commercial relational database and is now the worlds leading database company andsecond-largest independent software company; with revenues of more than $ 10 billion; serving
more than 145 countries.
Oracle databases are the de facto standard for large Internet sites; and Oracle advertisers are boastful but honest when they proclaim; “The Internet Runs on Oracle.”
Almost all big Internetsites run Oracle databases. Oracles penetration of the database market runs deep and is not limited to dot-com implementations. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) application suites;data warehouses; and custom applications at many companies rely on Oracle. The demand forDBA resources remains higher than others during weak economic times.
This book is intended to help you pass the Oracle Database 10g: Administration I exam;which will establish your credentials as an Oracle Database Administrator. The OCA certification is a prerequisite to obtaining the more comprehensive Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)certification and is the first step toward obtaining an Oracle Certified Master (OCM) certification. Using this book and a practice database; you can acquire the necessary skills to pass the 1Z0-042 Oracle Database 10g: Administration I exam.