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Beta for Sun Certified EJB Developer Java EE 6 Exam

 
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12 weeks ? It means the following week !
Thank you for your support ;)
 
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Ben Clark wrote:12 weeks ? It means the following week !


Yup, it should be Thursday, December 23, 2010
 
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No christmas miracle
 
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Ben Clark wrote:No christmas miracle


Response from Oracle officials:


We are glad that you are anxious for these [MZ: JEE6] exams to come into production! These are still under review. They have taken a little longer than our normal process. We expect them to be released in production sometime in January, provided we do not run into any snags along the way.
 
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Update from Oracle officials:



Kindly note that the beta exam results will be available by mid of February 2011. We are sorry for all the delay and appreciate your patience and understanding on this.

Regards,
OCP Team

 
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Yes of course in February -_-
And in February we'll have a new mail saying that the results will be again postponed to march !

It's really disrespectful from Oracle I think

Anyway, thanks for keeping up informed !
 
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Hi!
To everyone who eagerly awaits the OCPJBCD 6:
It looks like you can now schedule this certification at Prometric.
Go!
Best wishes!
 
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I will like to book for it but I first need to hear from those who took the beta exam after they got their results,
if they will ever get them soon this year.
 
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Ok, good news: CX-310-093 exam is published at Oracle.com web site.

Duration: 110 minutes
Number of Questions: 60
Passing Score: 60%

Beta Exam score reports will be available at http://www.pearsonvue.com/oracle February 3, 2011

Bad news: no detailed exam objectives...
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Yes and according to this page : beta info

We should have received a mail the 21 January for the beta testers..
Someone received a mail ?
 
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Mikalai Zaikin wrote:Bad news: no detailed exam objectives...

Isn't the main objective to digest the specification ? Nonetheless, I'd like to see detailed objectives too.
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:
Mikalai Zaikin wrote:Bad news: no detailed exam objectives...

Isn't the main objective to digest the specification ? Nonetheless, I'd like to see detailed objectives too.


In case of SCBCD 6 - it's more easy, I agree, it's enough to read single EJB 3.1 specification. (same with SCWCD 6 and JPA 2.0 exams)

In case of SCDJWS 6 - there is no just a single specification, and tipics are very broad.
 
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Mikalai Zaikin wrote: ...Beta Exam score reports will be available at http://www.pearsonvue.com/oracle February 3, 2011 ...


Very Strange, mainly because we have done the exam at the Prometric

Did not received any email, will check prometric and integral7 site.

Regards,
 
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So, are there any recommended textbooks for this? For SCJP there was the Kathy Sierra book, and for SCBCD I read around that the standard book was the O'Reilly book on EJBs.

Is the EJB 3.1 book by OReilly the one to read for CX-310-093?
 
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Markos Fragkakis wrote:
Is the EJB 3.1 book by OReilly the one to read for CX-310-093?


Yes, just skip JPA chapters.

Also, you can read EJB 3.1 specification (JSR-318)
 
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Thanks.

One last: are there any mock exams for the test out there? I wouldn't expect to find anything yet, but have you heard of anything?
 
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Hi guys,

I just accessed the prometric site and the exam status changed to Passed

integral7 says nothing

I did not received any email from Prometric or VUE, so i don't know if we can celebrate. Did anyone received any update/

Regards,
 
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Hey, Marcelo !

Well done ! Congratulations !!!

Seems you are the first EJB 3.1 certified specialist in the World !

Best regards,
MZ

[UPDATE] I have my status updated too at Prometric web site !
 
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I just checked on prometric site and i passed too

Congratulations to all that waited and passed!
 
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Lucas Mogari wrote:I just checked on prometric site and i passed too


 
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Oracle homepage says :
Beta Exam score reports will be mailed to candidates approximately February 4, 2011. Please allow one week for delivery.
 
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The last that I've heard was mid February
 
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Christophe Verré wrote:Oracle homepage says :
Beta Exam score reports will be mailed to candidates approximately February 4, 2011. Please allow one week for delivery.


One week delivery is probably to USA (a.k.a. Default Country ).
In Belarus score reports delivery takes normally about 4...5 weeks.
 
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Thanks for the tip guys, just checked and i Passed!!
 
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Tim Sparg wrote:Thanks for the tip guys, just checked and i Passed!!

Congratulations !!!
 
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"Passed" too

No one failed the exam ? Is oracle give it to everyone ?
 
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I prefer to think that the quality of the candidates was exceptionally high
 
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Surely ! I hope to get the percentages quickly !
 
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Tim Sparg wrote:I prefer to think that the quality of the candidates was exceptionally high


Probably because the Beta costed $50 - so people spent time on reading docs before rushing to test center.
 
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We are the best
 
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Mikalai Zaikin wrote:
Tim Sparg wrote:I prefer to think that the quality of the candidates was exceptionally high


Probably because the Beta costed $50 - so people spent time on reading docs before rushing to test center.


Which is still cheaper than the exam will be.

My attitude was that if I pass it cool, otherwise it was a slightly pricey test
 
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Tim Sparg wrote:
Mikalai Zaikin wrote:
Tim Sparg wrote:I prefer to think that the quality of the candidates was exceptionally high


Probably because the Beta costed $50 - so people spent time on reading docs before rushing to test center.


Which is still cheaper than the exam will be.

My attitude was that if I pass it cool, otherwise it was a slightly pricey test


I believe, this might decreased the number of test takers by 90%, compared with free Betas.
 
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For the mail I found that a little bit surprising..
Because I passed the exam with prometric so how oracle could know my email ?
On the PerseanVue and Oracle CertView sites there is no trace of my EJB certification. So how Oracle could link my Oracle ID with my Prometric ID ?

 
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Someone received the results ?
 
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did anybody here take the Java EE6 Java Persistence API Developer Exam?

I don't see another topic for it, and I thought you bunch would be the most likely to have participated!

 
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did anybody here take the Java EE6 Java Persistence API Developer Exam?


Yes, the dates for the results keeps moving which is annoying - was January, then Feb 4th, now Feb 11th.......March? April?
 
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Just checked Prometric and it's showing as failed , no email or anything from Oracle though....
 
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Was just coming here to post the same thing ... Oh well, I'll just have to get the studyguide (when it comes out) and go give it another bash
 
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Tim Sparg wrote:Was just coming here to post the same thing ... Oh well, I'll just have to get the studyguide (when it comes out) and go give it another bash


You don't need to wait, study guide already out - it's JSR specification, read and you're ready to go.

Any book is written based on specifications, so you can use the primary source in your study.

Best regards,
MZ
 
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Pro JPA2 by Apress may help you too. But it's not a study guide.
 
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