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Cleared Part I with 93%

 
Stefan Zoerner
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Hi all!

Today I passed part 1 of the SCEA Exam. An annoying thing was the fact, that the test center had network problems, and I had to wait 2+ hours, before I could start the test. But at the end they managed their problems. So I had a real world example for an inadequate architecture for free.

I had a lot of J2EE experience and used
- Cade/Roberts Study Book about SCEA
- Gamma
- Whizlabs SCEA Exam Questions
- Monson-Haefels EJB-Book
- this forum (thank you all)
for preparation (2 months, but only some hours a week).

I had some problems with the Common Architeture questions, once I considered two answers adequate to a question, but there was only a radio box ...

Greetings from Hamburg,
Stefan
 
Lucy Hummel
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Hi Stefan,

My test center had also network problems when I did my SCPJ2. It might be at question 25 when the network connection broke.

The break took 1 hours or so. So it might be that you were more in trouble then me.

Anyway, we passed!!
Lucy
 
Prasad Kuppa
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Congratulations!

Can you tell whether you are benifited from Whizlabs exams? How close the real exam is from Whizlabs simulator?

Thanks,

Prasad
 
Stefan Zoerner
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Thanks.

I found the whizlab simulator helpful, especially to detect my weak topics. There were just a few areas/technologies in my original exam that were not covered by the whizlab questions.

There are some typos/mistakes in the whizlabs material, but that was not a big problem. The questions were harder than in the original exam (as posted by several other ranchers) which is good. I never had 93% (my original score) with the practice exams (normally +/- 80%).

Greetings from Hamburg,
Stefan
 
Vaithiya Sundaram
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Hi Stefan,
Congratulations on your great achievement!!!
Could you tell me what materials you used for,
Legacy connectivity
common architecture
Messaging
Security

Thanks
Vaithiya
 
Stefan Zoerner
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For messaging, a good point to start is the JMS Tutorial at Sun. You find it here.
For most of the questions, the first two chapters (Overview, Basic JMS API Concepts) would do.

Greetings from Hamburg,
Stefan
 
Meenakshi Iyer
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Hi Stefan,
Congrats.In which topics did Cade's Book Help you. I have done substantial prep with Whizlab Simulator and some sites but has not used Cade Book at all.

Is this enough or do i need to go through Cade's Book.



Thanks,
Shyam
 
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Shyman,

I used for the preparation for part 1 Cane's Guide.

Missing parts are described here:
http://www.leocrawford.org.uk/work/jcea/part1/index.html

I scored 91%
regards,
J
 
Vaithiya Sundaram
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I would like to buy/use a good mock exam simulater for SCEA part1.
I heard from many people in this forum that whizlab is good but,
for me, its price is very costly.
Is that possible I can get it for low price(with sharing!)?
Or is there any other similar product available for low price?
 
Josep Andreas
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There are also good test exams here:
http://www.javaqueries.com/
(are about same questions as whizlabs)

I don't think sharing Whizlab simulater is easy.
(it only installs on 1 PC)
 
Chris Reeve
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Vaithiya,

Check this site www.moelholm.com. It has 6 mock exams (288 questions), which were free earlier from Whizlabs.
 
Vaithiya Sundaram
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Thanks for the information about free mock exams.

When I browsed the website I get the following error in java console:

Error loading class: com.moelholm.gui.MockApplet
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError
java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.moelholm.gui.MockApplet
at com/ms/vm/loader/URLClassLoader.loadClass
at com/ms/vm/loader/URLClassLoader.loadClass
at com/ms/applet/AppletPanel.securedClassLoad
at com/ms/applet/AppletPanel.processSentEvent
at com/ms/applet/AppletPanel.processSentEvent
at com/ms/applet/AppletPanel.run
at java/lang/Thread.run
 
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