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Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 8 Programmer Wall of Fame [Order by Date]
NameDateScoreMy StoryCountryWhat's Next
Yongsuk A.March 27, 2019100%Java SE 8 Programmer II by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff and practiced as many mock exams as possibleThailand1Z0-817
Sorin CarcaliceaMarch 27, 201982%Whizlas / Enthware mock exams and reading Jeanne Boyarsky&Scott Selikoff bookRomaniaJava Architect OCM
Swapan BiswasMarch 26, 201986%My Story , Jeanne and Scott's OCP study guide and Enthuware Mock TestUSA(Honolulu)either 1Z0-817 or 1Z0-807
Gino TamacaFeb 02, 201995%My Story, My BadgePhilippineseither 1Z0-882 or Spring 5 Cert
Octavio RanieriJan 28, 201995%Jeanne and Scott's OCP study guide and several mock exams such as Enthuware, Udemy(Udayan), from Jeanne's book.BrazilTBD
André WiechensJan 25, 201996%Jeanne Boyarsky&Scott Selikoff books, Sierra & Bates Prep book, Enthuware, Exam Simulation udemy.comGermany1Z0-899
Zhenyang HuaDec 27, 201885%Sierra & Bates Prep book, Enthuware Avg 74, javadoc readingUSJEE
Purushotham C KNov 20, 201892%Link to Acclaim. Refer my story hereGermanySpring v5.0 Professional
Xingyu XiangNov 7, 201868%Link to Acclaim. I was waiting the book published by McGraw-Hill. Jeanne and Scott's book is unreadable at first glance. I also used Enthuware and Transcender. Total 6 months counting since the day I received the book published by McGraw-Hill.ChinaOCM
Philippe De NeveNov 5, 201890%My StoryBelgiumTBD
Nick RobinsonOct 30, 201870%My StoryUKNo more exams planned
Michael StieflerOct 21, 201896%4 months of preparation (after work and on weekends), Jeanne Boyarsky+Scott Selikoff books + Enthuware + Kaplan Exam Simulation, Firebrand Bootcamp (featuring Mark Lovatt, great Trainer!) -- Full Story --Germanynext would be OCM if it was available
Adit ChandelSep 30, 2018‎68%Passed my OCA 1Z-808 in the first attempt without any test series, yet I would recommend others to refer Enthuware test series to secure more marks. My learning source was from different Java tutorial sites, No Books.IndiaJava 8
Nhien NguyenAug 31, 2018‎90%My Notes, Story and few tipsVietnamFirst fresher job interview
Arpan GhoshalSaturday, August 11, 2018‎92%My StoryIndiaContinuing my college study's and preparing for job interviews
Keith CarrollJuly 25, 201895%My StoryIrelandNot sure, perhaps Spring Professional 5.0
Cyrille AnyengFeb 27, 201888%Enthuware Test Studio OCP-JP 8 (1Z0-809)CameroonAWS DCA
AJ JaroJune 5, 201891%Passed OCPJPUSMaybe Ruby...
Carlo Di GiuseppeMay 18, 201881%My StoryItalyOracle Master JPA
Max RamosMay 11, 201891%Upgrade Exam from SE 6. (1Z0-813) My StoryPhilippinesPivotal Spring Professional
C ZhouMay 8, 201895%Prep time 1 month; material used Jeanne and Scott's OCP study guide and Enthuware mock tests. My StoryUSNot sure what to take next, but I got a long list of great books to read.
Ryan BeckettApril 23, 201886%My StoryUSSpring 5
Gaurav PathakApril 12, 201870%Java SE 8 Programmer II by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff and Enthuware tests.IndiaSpring 4
Roman VintonyakFebruary 19, 201890%"OCA Java SE 8 Programmer II Study Guide - Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff" and Enthuware tests.Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine1Z0-898
Ankur R JainJan 15, 201887%Prepared using Jeanne & Scott's OCP Book as well as Practice Tests Book (Sybex)IndiaSpring Professional 5.0
Michael PolinskiSeptember 20, 201783 %5 1/2 Months of learning aside from school, used the OCP guide by Boyarski a.o. This time I chose Enthuware over Whizlabs, which turned to be a good choice.Essen, GermanyAfter getting along with JEE besides my studies for OCP, hopefully a good start at my apprenticeship next week.
Cm LukDecember 07, 201783% My Preparation HKJava EE or Hadoop
Talent JokonyaDecember 04, 201771%Used OCP Java 8 Study Guide by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff only and took 1 month preparation time:Africa ZimbabweOCE JAVA EJB;
Roland LensinkSeptember 15, 201771 %Prep time: more than a year, Books: Boyarski and Ganesh; my age: 55Bertem, BelgiumDon't know
Cosimo Damiano PreteSeptember 04, 201793%check it outZurich, SwitzerlandNA
Chetan KumarJuly 15, 201778%My StoryCalifornia, USAMongoDB
Ismael J. SilveiraJuly 10, 201793%My StoryCeará,BrazilOCE, maybe OCEEJB
Manoj ShekhawatJuly 3, 201780%My StoryIndiaSpring Web
Tahir AbdullayevJuly 3, 201788%Prep time: four months. Books: OCP Java SE 8 Programmer II Study Guide by J.Boyarsky & S.Selikoff + OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I&II Study Guide by K.Sierra & B.Bates + Enthuware mock examsAzerbaijanSpring
Jacky StarkMay 13, 201768%OCP Study Guide for Java SE 8, Enthuware testsIndia 
Igor SoudakevitchApril 28, 201797%Prep time: four months. Books & Tools: Boyarsky & Selikoff + Mala Gupta (SE7) + Esteban Herrero + Angelika Langer on Generics + Jeff Friesen on (N)IO / Threads / Concurrency Utils + Maurice Naftalin on Collections + Enthuware Test Bank + conference presentaions on functional programming by Stuart Marks, Brian Goetz and Joshua Bloch. Added Haskell. General conclusion: lambdas and streams are the key.Moscow, RussiaJDBC, Spring
Gregory WeissApril 3, 201785%Spent about 3.5 weeks studying. Used the Selikoff OCP book and tests. They're the best IMO. I like Enuthware, would have done more of that. Use the Selikoff OCP book and the Enuthware product and you should be able to pass the test.California, USJava EE, Spring, moving on to AWS certs
Ádám BaloghMarch 16 2017100%My StoryHungarySpring, Spring Boot
Nayan Jyoti DasMarch 1 201786 %My PreparationIndiaTBD
Fedor MishinFebruary 20, 201786%Montreal, CanadaTBD
Dan LewisDecember 29, 201675%My StoryUSATBD
Aurélien GametDecember 21, 201691%More or less the same as last time so it's quite useless to rewrite a post about it: studied with Jeanne & Scott's book, practiced with the Enthuware suite, passed the test!France
Paul RobothamSeptember 12th, 201685%My StoryBrisbane, AustraliaOCEWCD and Spring
Otto ZeimerSeptember 12th, 201690%More about preparationLithuaniaFinishing my Master (IT) studies
Fabio SalviJuly 19th, 201686%My StorySchweizJPA certification
Salim RahalJuly 08th, 201676%My StoryAlgeria/France1Z0-071 : Oracle Database 12c SQL and Java EE 7 Front-End Web and Back End Server certification
Huzefa KakaMay 30th, 201695%My StoryUSA/IndiaSome Java EE certification
Yassin HajajMay 13, 201686%Ask MeBrussels, BelgiumJava EE (Not sure which one)
Fabrizio UsaiMay 2nd, 201675%Different books, sites, made small project in Java 8BelgiumJava EE 6 JavaServer Faces Developer Certified Expert 1Z0-896
Amandeep Singh04/1281% Passed OCAJP8 & OCPJP8 GermanyJava EE 6 Enterprise JavaBeans Developer Certified Expert 1Z0-895
Vitaliy Rastvorov11/2365%K&B OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer, OCA8 Study Guide by Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff, Enthuware 1Z0-809Kyiv, UkraineCertified Master and JavaEE
Raghavendra Desoju11/1378%My ExperienceUSAHadoop Developer Certification
Ravi Gayam10/3173%No OCP study guide, so, used OCP7 Kathy Sierra, SE8 for Really Impatient, and Other available materials over internet.USAWebservices 6 Expert
Chun Yu Cheung10/888%My experienceHong KongJava EE, Spring and Hibernate
Stefan Compton9/1768%No OCPJP8 study guide, used OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates and Java SE 8 For The Really Impatient by Cay S. HorstmannMeath, IrelandMaster's degree in Dublin City Uni, Java EE 7 Front-End Web and Back End Server certification (but next year when there is a study guide
Jeanne Boyarsky5/1588%my impressionsNew York CityEnjoy seeing people use Scott and my OCA and OCP books to pass themselves
Paweł BaczyńskiApril 201573%Beta upgrade exam 1Z1-810 | StoryKraków, PolandOCPJP 9
Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer Wall of Fame [Order by Date]
NameDateScoreMy StoryCountryWhat's Next
Dhaval DongreMay 7, 201880 %Sierra K., Bates B. - Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide, Mala Gupta Java SE 7 Programmer II, Enthuware Mock Tests, ExamLab mock testsMumbai, IndiaUpgrade to Java 8 (1Z0-804), Design Patterns
Mikhaill ChecheenOctober 12, 201785 %1/2 year of learning with Sierra K., Bates B. - Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide plus 1 week before exam from sunset to sunrise with EnthuwareMoscow, RussiaEffective Java, Clean Code, Java 8 (Herbert Schildt), Data Structures and Algorithm, Design Patterns
Akshay GargSeptember 18, 201785%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates, OCP Java SE 7 by Mala GuptaIndiaOCE
Maisie EberlAugust 4, 201786%No previous java experience. Read K&B oca/ocp book 3 times and finished Enthuware all 9 tests with average 75%. Preparation time is 6 weeks. If i would have more time, I would read the book once more.Munich, GermanyData Structures and Algorithm, Design Patterns
Adam LukacsSeptember 23, 201673%Mala Gupta - OCA Java SE 7 Programmer II Certification Guide , Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates - OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide, Enthuware Mock ExamsNew York, NYJava EE 6 Java Persistence API Developer Certified Expert 1Z0-898
Mike PetrovAugust 11, 201686%(Story) K&B 6, K&B 7, EnthuwarePolandOCPJP 8 Upgrade (1Z0-810)
Pritha BanerjeeJul 11, 201681%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, ExamLab, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesIndiaCompetitive coding
Ádám BaloghJul 04, 201695%My experiencesHungaryDesign Patterns, Clean Code
Smoljanov SergejMay 16, 201693%Topic that describe preparationUkraineSpring Framework
Javid AzimliDecember 23, 201585%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, Java SE 7 OCP by Ganesh and Sharma, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesAzerbaijanOCPJP8 Upgrade
Huzefa KakaOctober 6th, 201580%Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesIndiaOCEJWCD
Manoj ShekhawatJuly 26, 201576%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesIndiaBig Data Certifications
Lorenzo GallucciJune 29, 201595%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesItalyJava8 Certifications
Ria von der WartburgJune 23, 201591%Enthuware Mock Exams for 1Z0-804, OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates -> My ExperienceAustriaAndroid & world domination ;)
Marina VasilenkoMarch 23, 201593%Enthuware Test Studio 1Z0-804 OCAOCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide by Kathy Sierra & Bert BatesUkraineJava SE 6 Developer Certification
Ajay Joseph MeyneJanuary 1, 201570%Ganesh and Sharma AND Enthuware 1z0-804(thoroughly)IndiaSome personal projects
Umut BUYUKDURMUSNov 20, 201471%Enthuware Test Studio (1Z0-803) and KB7TurkeyPMP
Manish VermaSep 4, 201478%StoryIndiaSpring Web
Silviu BurceaAugust 28, 201490%SCJP6 by K&B, Enthuware testsRomaniaOCMJEA6 & OCAJP8
Marco Antonio Béjar VillalbaAugust 12, 201490%Apress - Oracle certified professional java se 7 programmer Exams 1z0-804 and 1z0-805, Enthuware testsMéxicoOCEJPA6
K. TsangApril 17, 201473%Story  
Bruno Soares BravoDecember 05, 201378%Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 7 Programmer Exams 1Z0-804 and 1Z0-805, Enthuware testsBrazil1Z0-810: Upgrade Java SE 7 to Java SE 8 OCP Programmer
Paweł BaczyńskiMay 21, 201383%Upgrade exam 1Z0-805Kraków, PolandOCPJP 8
Mac Sta. MariaAugust 31, 201293%Enthuware Test Studio (1Z0-803) and SCJP 6 books by K. Sierra and B. Bates  
Jorwin YauJune 1, 201276%SCJP 6 books by K. Sierra and B. Bates and used Master Exam  
Keith MenzelMay 13, 201293%Enthuware Test Studio for 1Z0-803 and SCJP 6 books by K. Mughal and by K. Sierra and B. Bates  
Robert Liguori2012PassedOCA Java SE 7 Programmer I Study Guide (Exam 1Z0-803) (Oracle Press) and Enthuware Test Studio (1Z0-803)  

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