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Value of Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) exam in landing entry-level job

I have four years of experience teaching Oracle, SQL, and PL/SQL. I also have a Master's Degree in Computer Science. Now I want to switch to an IT job in a multinational corporation. Will taking the OCP exams be beneficial to me in getting a DBA or Database Designer job?

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Yes. While OCP exams are no replacement for experience, they are the next best thing for people who want to demonstrate their knowledge of the concepts and perhaps land an entry-level DBA job.

This was first published in January 2008

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