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Matthew Morris
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Attended University of Central Florida
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Every couple of years, consider looking at your credentials with an eye towards spring cleaning.
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Oracle's new SQL certification exam just came out of beta and should be in production sometime in May. My article on CertMag compares it with Oracle's other SQL offerings.
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Nine new mobile apps to prep for Oracle certification tests
On January 31st, I announced the release of two flash card mobile apps for the Oracle SQL Fundamentals certification exams 1Z0-051 and 1Z0-061. In the roughly six weeks since that date, I have been spending my nights and weekends chained to my laptop while ...
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Free Oracle certification practice quizzes -- the sequel
In June of last year, I provided a set of six practice quizzes to GoCertify that corresponded to the Oracle Certification Prep practice tests I had available at the time. When I released eight more practice tests in November of last year, GoCertify asked if...
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My latest Certmag article is regarding one of the worst exam preparation methods I have ever encountered.
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Practice for your Oracle DBA Certification Exams
 In late November, I published a blog post announcing the release of four new Oracle Certification Prep practice tests for the Oracle 11g and 12c upgrade exams: 1Z0-050 , 1Z0-055 , 1Z0-034 , and 1Z0-067 . While I was focused on test generation, I decided to...
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Economics of Reuse -- the ULA Vulcan vs the SpaceX Falcon 9
Before getting into the meat of this post... I should note that this blog is not generally about spacecraft. Normally it contains posts related to Oracle certification. As it happens, I am also very interested in space, and the current drive for reusable sp...
Before getting into the meat of this post... I should note that this blog is not generally about spacecraft. Normally it contains posts related to Oracle certification. As it happens, I am also very interested in space, and t...
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If you want an answer to a question that you can have absolute confidence in... create a test case.
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Every once in a while I run across some strange things on LinkedIn.
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A new study resource for Oracle certification exams
Four years ago I published the first of the Oracle Certification Prep study guides -- largely because I felt that Oracle certification candidates did not have enough options in their choice of study materials. There is a tiny fraction of the myriad options ...
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Ok, I understand. I am waiting for 1Z0-061.
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A recent forum discussion brought up the value of an Management -- Information Systems degree vs a Computer Science degree for Oracle professionals. I present my take on the debate in my latest CertMag article.
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A Tetrad of New Oracle Upgrade Practice Tests
In October, Oracle announced they were offering exam vouchers at a 35% discount for their DBA upgrade exams through March 1, 2016. The discounted voucher offer covers exams 1Z0-060, 1Z0-067, 1Z0-034, 1Z0-050, and 1Z0-055. On November second, numerous Oracle...
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Oracle Database Developer/DBA/Author
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PL/SQL Development, Oracle Application Express, Oracle Database Administration
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  • Computer Sciences Corporation
    Database Engineer, 2009 - present
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Introduction
Matthew Morris is an experienced DBA and developer. He holds Oracle DBA Certifications for releases 7, 8i, 9i, 10g, 11g and 12c; and Oracle Expert Certifications for SQL, SQL Tuning, and Application Express; and is an Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Certified Professional  He is the author of several Oracle certification guides. His Web site, http://oraclecertificationprep.com, is dedicated to providing links to resources for Oracle certification preparation.
Education
  • University of Central Florida
    Management -- Information Systems, 1993 - 1997