OVERVIEW

What Is Open Source Software
Database Professional
Certification (OSS-DB Professional Certification)?

This is a certification for IT engineers provided by the non-profit organization LPI-Japan in Japan and by EDUCO for outside of Japan to certify the techniques and knowledge concerning the open source database (OSS-DB) properly and strictly from a neutral perspective.

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OSS-DB is a qualification certification for engineers involved in OSS-DB system. OSS-DB system is commonly used and the number of company is increasing each year relying on the system.
This exam adopts "PostgreSQL 9.0" as the standard RDBMS, which is widely used in enterprise systems.

There are two levels in this certification system: "Silver" and "Gold". A certified IT engineer of each level should have the following skills.

OSS-DB Gold

Engineers capable of improving, operating and managing a large-scale database system with consulting ability.

OSS-DB Silver

Engineers capable of designing, developing, implementing and operating a database system.

Certification name Open Source Software Database Professional Certification Silver/Gold
or
OSS-DB Silver/Gold
 Exam name Open Source Software Database Professional Certification Exam Silver/Gold
or
OSS-DB Exam Silver/Gold 

 

Certification System

OSS-DB Gold

  • Certification requirements: Passing OSS-DB Exam Gold with effective OSS-DB Silver

  • Active certification status(*): Five years

OSS-DB Silver

  • Certification requirements: Passing OSS-DB Exam Silver

  • Active certification status(*): Five years

(*)Once a person is certified OSS-DB Silver or OSS-DB Gold, recertification within "5 years" is required to RETAIN an ACTIVE certification status.

Exam Contents

OSS-DB Gold

  • Operation and Management30%

  • Performance Monitoring30%

  • Performance Tuning20%

  • Troubleshooting20%

OSS-DB Silver

  • General Knowledge20%

  • Operation and Management50%

  • Development/SQL30%

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