1Z0-338 Oracle Exadata Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist

Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is an important trend these days and the top business drivers motivating customers towards private database cloud model include constant pressure to reduce IT Costs and Complexity, and also to be able to improve Agility and Quality of Service. 

Since inception Exadata architected for cloud because of its scale out structure , on demand scalability, high performance and superfast network like infiniband. There is no doubt that demand for exadata cloud administrator and implementer will boom in near future. 

To beat the competition you must learn this skill and specially certification will give you added advantages to grow in your professional career. Recently Oracle released beta version of Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist which will be in product soon. So GRAB THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE by becoming the Exadata Cloud Implementation Specialist.

Exam Number: 1Z1-338 (Beta), 1Z0-338 (Production)
Exam Name: Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist

Exam Topics
Oracle Database Software
  • Configure and administer a basic database using Oracle features and functions
  • Tune the Oracle database for performance in common use case scenarios
Oracle Exadata Architecture
  • Describe offloading processing
  • Describe the architecture used by Oracle Exadata software
  • Use Smart Flash Cache
  • Enable Flash Cache Write Back
  • Enable Advanced Compression and Hybrid Columnar Compression on Exadata tables
  • Describe storage indexes
  • Describe Oracle recommended configurations for High Availability configurations
  • Enable parallelism for Data Warehouse workloads
  • Describe database and Automatic Storage Management-Scoped Security Cconcepts
  • Describe the Power Distribution Unit
  • Describe memory capabilities of different models
  • Describe the importance and use of In-Memory Fault Tolerance in the Exadata Database Machine
  • Explain the differences between the types of storage servers available on the Exadata Database Machine
Administration and Configuration 
  • Compress data using Advanced Compression and Hybrid Columnar Compression
  • Use network configuration options
  • Create and configure Automatic Storage Management disk groups using Exadata
  • Explain the impact of various diskgroup failure group choices
  • Install software onto the Exadata Database Machine
  • Describe various tasks that can be done with the Integrated Lights Out Management (ILOM) console
  • Reconfigure a 1/8th rack into a 1/4 rack
  • Describe network components in Exadata
  • Create a database snapshot on Exadata for testing purposes
Backup and Recovery
  • Create a backup plan for Exadata
  • Implement recovery procedures on different failure scenarios
  • Describe troubleshooting tasks for backup and recovery processes
  • Describe how the Exadata Storage Servers are backed up internally
High Availability
  • Describe Oracle's recommended guidelines for high availability configurations on Exadata
  • Identify failure scenarios and implement recovery procedures
  • Install high availability software onto the Exadata Database Machine
  • Install an Enterprise Manager Exadata Monitoring plug-in
  • Set up an agent, plugin, and Exadata target for Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
  • Monitor the storage cell using Cell Command Line Interface and Distributed Command Line Interface
  • Describe the purpose and uses for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) and Integrated Lights Out Management for a DB machine
  • Use osWatcher and iostat to monitor the Database Machine operating system
  • Use exacli and dbcli to monitor storage cells
Software Maintenance
  • Describe software components
  • Locate patches for Exadata
  • Apply Oracle recommendations to the patching process for Exadata
  • Describe the Oracle Configuration Manager
  • Explain how to perform planned maintenance of the Exadata machine
  • Describe how to use the Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant to create virtual machines on Exadata
Bulk Loading and Migration
  • Use Database File System (DBFS) to perform bulk loading operations
  • Use the ASM Cluster File System (ACFS) to perform bulk data loading operations
  • Configure a Database for staging input data files
  • Use external tables for data loads
  • Describe migration strategies for Exadata
  • Explain Oracle recommendations on how to choose a migration strategy
Resource Management
  • Set up instance caging
  • Manage I/O on Exadata
  • Set up an Automatic Service Request (ASR) on the Database Machine
  • Explain the ASR configuration process
  • Describe implementation requirements for Platinum Support
Exadata in the Cloud
  • Describe the Oracle Exadata Cloud Service provisioning process
  • Configure backup and recovery on the Exadata Cloud Service
  • Administer the Oracle Database on the Exadata Cloud Service
  • Administer the Oracle Database on the Exadata Cloud Machine