Introduction

There is high demand for professionals in the information technology (IT) industry, and Oracle certifications are the hottest credential in the database world. You have made the right decision to pursue certification, because being Oracle Database 11g certified will give you a distinct advantage in this highly competitive market.

Many readers may already be familiar with Oracle and do not need an introduction to Oracle databases. Oracle, founded in 1977, sold the first commercial relational database and is now the world's leading database company and second-largest independent software company with annual revenues of more than $22 billion, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Oracle databases are the de facto standard for ...

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