This certification has been retired by Oracle. Candidates were required to upgrade base OCA or OCP certifications to a current version by March 1, 2016 to keep the credential active. Candidates who upgraded to retain access to the eCertificate, logo and digital badge. They can also provide verification through certview.oracle.com. Candidates have the knowledge to configure the Linux OS. They also have proven competency in managing important database administration and configuration functions.