Category Archives: Certification

Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert

I’m very happy to share that I’m now an OCE, besides the long standing OCP titles. The full certification title is Oracle Database 10g Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert. To achieve it, I passed exam 1Z0-046 Oracle Database 10g: Managing … Continue reading

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Experimenting on 11gR2 Grid

Following a great tutorial by Jeff Hunter, I installed Oracle Grid 11gR2, not on physical hosts, but on virtual ones, using VMWare Player in my notebook instead. Upside: Using virtual machines is free. Downside: On a 32 bits host it’s … Continue reading

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Why “Oracle 8” DBA?

– Because my history is mixed with Oracle 8 since the year 2000, since when I was a developer with Clipper5 and DBase skills learning PL/SQL for the job and also for my first certification exam. – Because despite Oracle’s … Continue reading

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