Exam Preparation part 1: MySQL Cloud Service 2018 [1Z0-320]

Recently, Oracle added new certification for MySQL,

MySQL Cloud Service 2018 Implementation Essentials

This exam is all about MySQL Enterprise Edition with MySQL Cloud Service. Best study resource for this exam is “MySQL official documentation”. Along with MySQL Enterprise topics given in exam topics, this exam also includes one major part of MySQL Cloud Service.

Exam Topics: 

Will write more about these exam topics in our next blog post.

Feel free to share your ideas and preparation tips for this exam.

I started reading these topics and following are my notes for few of them,

Oracle MySQL Enterprise Product Suite

  • Describe the difference between MySQL Enterprise Edition and the Community/Standard Edition


  • Explain the products and features of MySQL Enterprise Products


  • Identity the Oracle products that are certified to work with MySQL Enterprise Edition

MySQL Enterprise Edition makes managing MySQL easier in these environments by certifying and supporting the use of the MySQL Database in conjunction with many Oracle products. These include:

  • Oracle Linux
  • Oracle VM
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Oracle Secure Backup
  • Oracle Golden Gate
  • Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux
  • Oracle Clusterware

Installation and Architecture

  • Explain the MySQL infrastructure architecture


  • Install a MySQL Enterprise Server


  • Configure settings for a MySQL Enterprise Server


  • Access MySQL databases with MySQL Workbench
  • Manage MySQL Database users with MySQL Workbench



Good luck with your studies 🙂