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I just graduated from college with a degree in software engineering and I want to become an Oracle DBA.  Will OCP certification help?  What's the best OCP study book?


This article shows the Oracle 11g core database certifications, a bewildering array of certification choices.

Oracle OCP certifications (Source: Oracle Corporation)

>> What's the best OCP study book?

I like this OCP study book, as it is very helpful for passing the OCP exam.  It's for OCP teachers, but it's better for students:

>> Will OCP certification help?

For a first job, yes, OCP certification can help you to stand-out in a competitive market.  The OCP exam is not particularly challenging, but getting your OCP demonstrates commitment to a career in Oracle.  There are vendors offering OCP classes, and the OCP certification is very popular with more than 200,000 OCP holders.  The OCP is also popular with Oracle consultants, where clients demand an Oracle certified professional.

Here are my notes on Oracle OCP certification:

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