1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals exam by manish sharma

Should I opt for 1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals?

Recently there has been a lot of confusion regarding 1Z0-061 Oracle database 12c SQL fundamentals exam. So let’s clear it up. But before that, if you are wondering whether you are eligible for database certification or not then read about it here.

What exactly is 1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals exam?

It’s one of the basic exams that you need to clear in order to earn any Associate level certification. Passing this one will make you eligible to sit for higher level certifications like one of these:

  • Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate
  • Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate
  • Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Associate

I heard That Oracle is retiring its 1Z0-061 exam?

Yes, you are right. Oracle is indeed retiring its 1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals exam on October 31, 2018. However, in case you have bought the voucher for 1Z0-061 or have already passed the exam, there is no need to panic. It is still very relevant to the industry.

So what is the alternative for 1Z0-061? Do I have any other equivalent option?

Those of you who haven’t bought the voucher for 1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals and are still in the planning phase of Oracle database certification, I would suggest you to go for 1Z0-071 Oracle Database SQL instead. This is an upgraded version and has a better industry-specific relevance.

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Tell me the details about 1Z0-071 Oracle Database SQL?

1Z0-071 Oracle Database SQL is fast emerging as a better alternative for basic level Oracle certification exams like 1Z0-061 and 1Z0-047. It is a pre-requisite for further higher level certifications like these:

So there you have it guys. I hope this clears up the confusion over the news of Oracle retiring its 1Z0-061 Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals exam on October 31st, 2018.

If you are confused between 1Z0-047 Oracle SQL Expert exam and 1Z0-071 then read my previous note here.

Thanks for reading & have a lovely day!

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