OCI - Certification 1Z0-932 - Tips to Clear Exam

What is Oracle Cloud Infrastructure?

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is IaaS offerings from Oracle that enable you to build and run a wide range of applications and services in a highly available hosted environment.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is a set of complementary cloud services that enable you to build and run a wide range of applications and services in a highly available hosted environment. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure offers high-performance compute capabilities (as physical hardware instances) and storage capacity in a flexible overlay virtual network that is securely accessible from your on-premises network.

Two types of certification based on expertise level.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic Associate Architect  (1Z0-337) has the knowledge required to specify, architect, implement applicable Oracle Infrastructure as a Service services/solutions. Certified individuals are able to explain, deploy, configure, and utilize Oracle Infrastructure as a Service. This certification covers topics such as: the Oracle Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Solution, Service Subscription, Compute Cloud and Dedicated Compute Cloud Service Deployment, and more.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2018 Certified Associate Architect  (1Z0-932) possesses strong foundation knowledge in architecting infrastructure using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services. It validates deep understanding of OCI services to spin up infrastructure. Topics include: Cloud computing concepts (HA, DR, Security), regions, availability domains, OCI terminology and services, networking, databases, load balancing, IAM, DNS, FASTCONNECT, VPN, Compartments.

Who Should Opt for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Associate Architect Certification?

  • DBAs & Apps DBAs who are working with Oracle Products like PeopleSoft, EBS, Fusion, ORMB, and many more. 
  • WebLogic & Fusion Middleware Admins
  • Security Admins: We have expereince of on-premsie /data center security. Similar applies there but terminology is different.
  • System Administrators- A system administrator would found it little easier to understand and work on Oracle Cloud concepts.
  • Solutions Architects

General Information about certification (1Z0-932)

  • Certification Name: [1Z0-932] Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2018 Architect Associate
  • Target Audience: Designed for professionals responsible for designing infrastructure solutions using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Services
  • Platform: Available on Oracle University and delivered via Pearson VUE
  • Exam Duration: 105 minutes
  • Number of Questions: 66
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • Exam Cost: $245 (Approx 10,265 INR)
  • 25% discount on this list price if you are an OPN member.

Topics to cover. It's advised to refer Oracle Cloud documentation  

Identity and Access Management (IAM) - 

{ Covers 10-12% Questions}

  • Apply core Identity and Access Management (IAM) component
  • Describe resource location
  • Design federation with various identity providers
  • Apply IAM, governance, and security best practices

Database -

{ Covers 25-26% Questions}

  • Describe OCI Database options
  • Explain OCI Database Operations
  • Architect HA and DR solutions
  • Managing Autonomous Database

Storage -  

{ Covers 20-22% Questions}

  • Understand OCI Storage options
  • Designing storage solutions for applications and database

Compute -

{ Covers 15-16% Questions}

  • Understand compute and sizing
  • Troubleshoot options using console connections and boot volume
  • Architect High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions
  • Describe image options

Networking - 

{ Covers 30-32% Questions}

  • Apply design concepts related to VCN components
  • Describe Public and Private IP addresses and virtual NICs
  • Apply VCN connectivity options
  • Understand remote network connectivity
  • Apply OCI Load Balancer concepts
  • Understand OCI Edge services
  • Apply OCI networking best practices

Exam Material and References:-

Understand Basics first of Oracle Cloud Infrastrcuture

https://docs.cloud.oracle.com/iaas/pdf/gsg/OCI_Getting_Started.pdf

Oracle Recommend trainigs and complete details for Exam 1Z0-932

https://education.oracle.com/oracle-cloud-infrastructure-2018-architect-associate/pexam_1Z0-932