New Exam: Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I (1Z0-133).

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I Certification Exam (1Z0-133) was released earlier this summer. This exam is required to obtain the Oracle Certified Associate (OCA-Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator) credential.
What is Oracle WebLogic Server? Oracle WebLogic Server is a benchmark Java application server solution. The “Oracle Certified Associate” – Oracle WebLogic Server 12c administrator is a global standard for WLS administrators. This credential validates the holder’s skills and abilities in setting up server environments, tuning performance and providing troubleshooting, and many other tasks.
Like all Oracle exams, the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I exam (1Z0-133), can be taken through Pearson VUE testing centers. The 1Z0-133 exam is 2 hours long and contains 77 multiple-choice questions. Minimum passing score for 1Z0-133 is 64%. Register here for the exam
Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration I Certification Exam (1Z0-133). Topics
WebLogic Server Overview
Describe the WebLogic Server terms domain, server, machine, and cluster
Explain the difference between managed and administration servers.
Describe the administrative tools: Administration Console. WLST, WLDF. Monitoring Dashboard.
How to Install and Patch WebLogic Server
WebLogic Server configurations supported
Install WebLogic Server in graphical mode
Install WebLogic Server silently
Please describe the installation directory structure
Use OPatch to apply a patch for WebLogic Server
Domain Creation
Describe the domain’s file systems
Use the Configuration Wizard to create a domain
Use the Configuration Wizard to configure servers, machines, and clusters
Copy a domain from one computer to another using the pack and unpack utilities
Start Servers
Standard scripts can be used to start and stop servers
Problems with server startup can be identified and solved
You can customize the CLASSPATH and start/stop scripts.
Restart a server that has failed on a different machine
The Administration Console
Access the WebLogic Server Administration console
Identify the components in the Administration Console
Update Administration Console preferences
Use the Administration Console Change Center
Use the Administration Console to create and configure servers
Configuring JDBC
Describe the JDBC architecture of WebLogic Server
Describe the JNDI architecture of WebLogic Server
Compare the data sources
Compare the various data source transaction options
Configure a generic data source
Tune a connection pool of a data source
Create and configure GridLink data sources
Monitoring a domain
Configure WebLogic Server logs
Interpret a server log file entry
Make and apply a log filter
Enable WebLogic Server debugging output
WebLogic Server performance and health monitoring
Monitor JDBC data sources
The Monitoring Dashboard allows you to access diagnostic charts
Node Manager
Describe the architecture of the Node Manager and its capabilities
With the Configuration Wizard, create a Node manager
Configure properties for Java Node Manager
Describe the Java Node Manager directory structure
Register a Node Manager for a domain
Stop and start a Node Manager
Use the Administration Console to start and stop managed servers
Deploying Applications
Install an application
Start a deployed application
Stop a deployed application
Uninstall an application
Redeploy an app
Use the Administration Console’s test links to verify that an application is working.
Monitor a deployed application
The Monitoring Dashboard’s built in application view can be used
Load test an app with The Grinder console given as a script
Network Channels and Virtual Hosts
Configure a WebLogic Server channel network channel
Monitor a network channel
Configure WebLogic Server for an administration port
Configure a virtual machine