When is the Oracle8i certification being retired?
A retirement date has not yet been announced. You can keep up to date on retirement announcements here.
Retirement announcements are sent out via e-mail to all who have taken exams in the retiring track and who have current e-mail addresses on file with Prometric. The retirement announcements are also posted on the OCP Web site (at the link provided) at least six months in advance of the actual retirement date.