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Passed SCBCD5

Leonardo Rafaeli
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Joined: Dec 12, 2005
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Finally, with almost 2 months of studying the EJB3 specifation and reading the Mikalai Zaikin's EJB guide, I passed with 63%. The test was very hard for me

The worst area I got was in JMS. I got 25% the best area I got was in Exceptions and Entity Operations (both with 80%)

My strongest area in EJB3 is JPA, but I didnt see many questions about it. I saw a lot of session beans and $*@#&$ message-driven bean

Mr. MZ, thanks for helping, your guide is very good (but, when I tried the IBM ICAAD exam (257) I didnt pass ). When you come to Brazil, I will pay a beer to you haha

My suggestions: Study EVERYTHING about EJB3. The exam isnt so easy and all people I saw that passed in this exam got at least 70-75%, and, I guess when new EJB3 preparation book become released, it will help people to get a better score.

My materials: Mr. Zaikin' guide and the spec. Nothing more. I saw a little bit in Pro EJB3 - JPA but it didnt help me so much

I work with JPA in an enterprise project but I use it with a framework of my company, so, I didnt practice the EntityManager operations =/

good luck for all

SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 5, OCUP, SCEA 5 (I), Oracle SOA Implementation Specialist, IBM Websphere Lombardi 7.1 Fundamentals
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Raghavan Muthu
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Joined: Apr 20, 2006
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Congratulations Leonardo Rafaeli

Good description you had given about your preparation.

Everything has got its own deadline including one's EGO!
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Anderson Fonseca
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Joined: Feb 05, 2004
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Anderson Fonseca :: Brazil<br />SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCDJWS, SCEA(I), SCEA 5 (I,II,III)
Vassili Vladimir
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Joined: Mar 08, 2007
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Vassili ...
SCJP 5.0, SCWCD 1.4, SCJA 1.0
James Mark
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Joined: Jul 05, 2007
Posts: 115
We have to sweat a lot without a HeadFirstEJB3.0 Because of that I

SCJP1.4(96%) SCWCD1.4(92%)
James Mark
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Joined: Jul 05, 2007
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We have to sweat a lot without a HeadFirstEJB3.0
Because of that I am even thinking of SCEA5 INSTEAD of that.
I agree. Here's the link:
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