Oracle 1Z0-068 Certification Exam Syllabus

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Oracle 1Z0-068 Certification Details:

Exam Name Oracle Database 12c - RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration
Exam Code 1Z0-068
Exam Product Version Oracle Database 12c
Exam Price USD $245 (Pricing may vary by country or by localized currency)
Duration 150 Minutes
Number of Questions 90
Passing Score 60% (Section 1 - 60%; Section 2 - 45%; Section 3 - 33%)
Validated Against
Exam has been validated for product version 12.1.0.1.0.
Format Multiple Choice
Recommended Training
Schedule Exam Pearson VUE - Oracle
Recommended Practice 1Z0-068 Online Practice Exam
 

Oracle 1Z0-068 Certification Topics:

Oracle Database 12c: RAC Administration
Grid Infrastructure
- Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
- Describe the Oracle Clusterware architecture
- Describe how Grid Plug and Play affects Clusterware
RAC Databases and Architecture
- Describe the benefits of Oracle RAC
- Explain the necessity of global resources
- Describe global cache coordination
Installing and Configuring Oracle RAC
- Install the Oracle database software
- Create a cluster database
- Perform post-database-creation tasks
- Convert a single instance Oracle database to RAC
Administering Oracle RAC
- Use Enterprise Manager Cluster Database pages
- Define redo log files in a RAC environment
- Define undo tablespaces in a RAC environment
- Start and stop RAC databases and instances
- Modify initialization parameters in a RAC environment
Managing Backup and Recovery for RAC
- Configure the RAC database to use ARCHIVELOG mode and the fast recovery area
- Configure RMAN for the RAC environment
Managing Global Resources
- Explain the need for  global concurrency control
- Describe the Global Resource Directory
- Explain how  global resources are managed
- Explain global enqueue and instance lock management
- Explain global buffer cache management
RAC Database Monitoring and Tuning
- Identify RAC-specific tuning components
- Determine RAC-specific wait-events, global enqueues and system statistics
- Implement the most common RAC tuning practices
- Use the Cluster Database Performance pages
- Use the Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) in RAC
- Use Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM) in RAC
Managing High Availability of Services
- Configure and manage services in a RAC environment
- Use services with client applications
- Use services with the Database Resource Manager
- Use services with the Scheduler
- Configure services aggregation and tracing
Managing High Availability for Connections and Applications
- Configure client-side connect-time load balancing and failover
- Configure server-side connect-time load balancing
- Use the Load Balancing Advisory (LBA)
- Explain the benefits of Fast Application Notification (FAN)
- Configure server-side callouts
- Configure the server- and client-side ONS
- Configure Transparent Application Failover (TAF)
Upgrading and Patching Oracle RAC
- Describe the different types of patches
- Plan for rolling patches and rolling updates
- Install a patchset with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) utility
- Install a patch with the opatch utility
Managing Oracle RAC One Node
- Perform an online database migration
- Add an Oracle RAC One Node database to an existing cluster
- Convert an Oracle RAC One Node database to a RAC database
Use DBCA to convert a single-instance database to a RAC One Node database
Using Oracle Database Quality of Service Management (QoS)
- Explain the purpose and benefits of using QoS
- Describe the components of QoS
- Explain the operation of QoS
Using Multitenant Architecture in a RAC Environment
- Describe the multitenant architecture in RAC and non-RAC environments
- Create a RAC multitenant container database (CDB)
- Create a pluggable database (PDB) in a RAC CDB
- Use the default CDB and PDB services
- Create PDB services to associate PDB services with server pools
- Drop a PDB from a RAC CDB
Oracle Database 12c: Grid Infrastructure Administration
Introduction to Clusterware
- Explain the principles and purposes of clusters
- Describe Cluster hardware best practices
- Describe how Grid Plug and Play affects Clusterware
Oracle Clusterware Architecture
- Explain the Oracle Clusterware architecture
- Describe Oracle Clusterware startup details
Flex Clusters
- Explain the Flex Cluster architecture and components
- Describe the effect of node failure in a Flex Cluster
Grid Infrastructure Installation Planning and Pre-Tasks
- Plan for Grid Infrastructure installation
- Verify system and network requirements
- Install required OS packages
- Set kernel parameters
- Create groups and users
- Create directories
- Configure shell limits
Grid Infrastructure Installation
- Install Grid Infrastructure
- Verify the installation
- Configure ASM disk groups
Managing Cluster Nodes
- Perform the prerequisite steps to extend a cluster
- Use addNode.sh to add a node to a cluster
- Delete a node from a cluster
Traditional Clusterware Management
- Perform day to day Clusterware administration tasks
- Perform Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) backup and recovery
- Manage network settings
- Explain the scope and capabilities of what-if command evaluation
Policy-Based Cluster Management
- Explain the architecture and components of policy-based cluster management
- Administer server categorization
- Administer a policy set
- Activate a policy
Upgrading and Patching Grid Infrastructure
- Explain the types of patches and upgrades available
- Plan for rolling patches and rolling upgrades
- Compare software versions with the active version
- Install a patchset with the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)
- Install a patch with the opatch utility
Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware
- Locate the Oracle Clusterware log files and use diagcollection.pl
- Enable resource debugging
- Enable component-level debugging
- Enable tracing for Java-based tools
- Troubleshoot the Oracle Cluster Registry (OCR) file
Making Applications Highly Available with Oracle Clusterware
- Explain the hivh availability components of Oracle Clusterware
- Explain policy-managed and administration-managed databases
- Create an application Virtual IP (VIP)
- Manage application resources
Automatic Storage Management (ASM) Administration
Overview of ASM
- Explain the Automatic Storage Management (ASM) architecture
- Describe the components of ASM
Administering ASM Instances
- Explain and apply initialization parameters for ASM instances
- Manage ASM instances and associated processes
- Monitor ASM instances using the V$ASM dynamic performance views
FLEX ASM
- Describe the architecture and components of Flex ASM
- Install and configure Flex ASM
- Manage Flex ASM
Administering ASM Disk Groups
- Create and delete ASM disk groups
- Set the attributes of an existing ASM disk group
- Perform ongoing maintenance tasks on ASM disk groups
- Explain key performance and scalability considerations for ASM disk groups
Administering ASM Files, Directories and Templates
- Use client tools to access ASM files
- Describe the format of a fully qualified ASM file name
- Explain how ASM files, directories and aliases are created and managed
- Describe and manage disk group templates
Administering Oracle CloudFS
- Administer ASM Dynamic Volume Manager
- Manage ASM volumes
- Implement ASM Cluster File System (ACFS)
- Use ACFS snapshots
Oracle CloudFS Advance Topics
- Configure ACFS auditing
- Implement ACFS encryption
- Configure and manage ACFC replication
- Implement ACFS tagging
- Describe the ASCF plug-in architecture
- Configure High Availability NFS

The Oracle 1Z0-068 Certification Program certifies candidates on skills and knowledge related to Oracle Database products and technologies. The Oracle Certified Expert Oracle Database 12c RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administrator is granted based on a combination of passing exams, training and performance-based assignments, depending on the level of certification. Oracle 1Z0-068 certification is tangible benchmark of experience and expertise that help you stand out in a crowd among employers. To ensure success, Oracle recommends combining education courses, practice exam and hands-on experience to prepare for your Oracle Database 12c - RAC and Grid Infrastructure Administration certification exam as questions will test your ability to apply the knowledge you have gained in hands-on practice or professional experience.

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