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Re: OCM Oracle Certified Master exam preparation

From: LS Cheng <exriscer_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 15:59:50 +0100
Message-ID: <6e9345580702020659u31231d66rfbf9a8d0389bdc09@mail.gmail.com>


Of course I will learn Streams and practice about it before go to the exam :-)

I pointed Streams because it is not popular as other features therefore it will probably be one of tough objective in the exam.

Do you really think you can go to such tests without any sort of documentation?

An interview is different, the concept is important not the details such as, tell me the package name and their procedures/funcions and arguments.

On 2/2/07, Charles Schultz <sacrophyte_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Bad idea. *grin*
> Seriously, practicing and actually exercising the areas that you are weak
> in would be a very good thing to do. If you were interviewing for a
> prestigious consulting firm, would you want to depend on finding "stuffs" in
> your carry-along documentation? If you were trying out for a sports team and
> could do one aspect really well, but really poorly in other areas, do you
> think you would make the team?
>
> On 2/2/07, LS Cheng <exriscer_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > For example the candidate guides states that Streams is included, I wont
> > lie and I admit that I have not used Streams before not in 9i nor 10g and
> > probably I wont use it in the next 2 years.
> >
> > But hey I am quite good find stuffs in the documentation, since we can
> > bring a copy of that to the exam I might be safe? :-P^
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 2/2/07, Charles Schultz <sacrophyte_at_gmail.com > wrote:
> > >
> > > That's the point. =) Let me quote a couple folks:
> > >
> > > - "Scenarios must be completed within a specific time, which
> > > requires candidates to use an organized approach, tap into their expertise,
> > > and deploy best practices in order to effectively complete the stated
> > > tasks." Jim Dilanni, http://www.oracle.com/technology/oramag/oracle/04-mar/o24tech_ocp.html
> > >
> > > - "Effective time management is a critical success factor. The
> > > exam modules are designed to fill the entire time period. Although you don't
> > > necessarily have to succeed in or complete every task to pass, you should
> > > spend the entire time span accomplishing as much as you can. Expect to be
> > > working two 8-to-8.5-hour days. Don't book your return flight
> > > for 2 p.m. the second day!" Gerry Jurrens http://www.oracle.com/technology/oramag/oracle/04-may/o34tech_ocp.html
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > The OCM is not a quiz, it is a test of how well you know your stuff.
> > > There are some things that you may find very easy because you do them every
> > > day; and others that you may find difficult because you only read about
> > > them. It might be wise to do more than just read about those things you do
> > > not do everyday. If you can master the basic concepts, you will have laid a
> > > good foundation in preparing for this challenge.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2/2/07, LS Cheng <exriscer_at_gmail.com > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Have you looked at the 10g candidate guide, I wonder how can all
> > > > that covered in two days....
> > > >
> > > > On 2/2/07, Syed Jaffar Hussain < sjaffarhussain_at_gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Ranko,
> > > > >
> > > > > I was looking for the same information, and consulted couple of
> > > > > 10g OCM guys in order to get some help on the material and topics. They
> > > > > simply said to cover everything mentioned in the course/exam
> > > > > curriculum/objectives. Since they sign bond not to disclose the course
> > > > > contents, they never say anything specific other than mentioned with course
> > > > > objectives.
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > >
> > > > > Jaffar
> > > > >
> > > > > On 2/2/07, Ranko Mosic < ranko.mosic_at_gmail.com > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hi List,
> > > > > > I am looking for pointers to material that could help exam
> > > > > > preparation
> > > > > > ( besides standard sources ).
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > > Ranko Mosic
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > --
> > > Charles Schultz
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Charles Schultz

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