Oracle 1Z0-451 : Oracle SOA Foundation Practitioner Exam
The Oracle 1Z0-451: Oracle SOA Foundation Practitioner is a 120 minutes exam with a range of 60 questions. There are two certifications associated with this exam: the Oracle Service Oriented Architecture Infrastructure Implementation Certified Expert and the OPN Certified Specialist. In order to pass the exam and obtain these certifications, a candidate is going to need to achieve a minimum score of 63% to pass.
There are two online courses that may be taken to prepare for the Oracle 1Z0-451 exam: Oracle SOA Suite 11g: Build Composite Applications course and the Oracle SOA Suite 11g: Essential Concepts class. This exam is available in English, Japanese, and Chinese. There are eleven topics that will be covered in this exam, including service oriented architecture concepts, SOA composite applications, and adapters.
When it comes to BPEL components within Oracle SOA, a candidate can be expected to be tested on explaining BPEL Components activities and partner Links, describing Synchronous and Asynchronous BPEL Processes, and describing Message Transformations and XSLT. There will also be questions present about advanced BPEL concepts, including describing correlation concepts and creating Mediator routing rules. These are general guidelines for the content of the exam, and a candidate should be prepared to see additional questions about related content.