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Exam 483 - Some doubts

Luciano Queiroz
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
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Hi mates!
I have read some topics in this forum about the IBM exam 483 but so far I still have some doubts.
- What is the minimum percentage required to pass in the exam? Some people say 60%, others say 67%. ???
- What are the specific versions of the technologies covered in the exam, like EJB, Servlets, JSP, JNDI, JMS. IBM only specify the version of JDBC 2.0. I noticed some people in this forum advised to study EJB 1.1, others said EJB 1.2, 1.3.
Guys make a big confusion here. Please, clarify my doubts.
Thanks!


<b>Luciano Queiroz</b><br/>
 Brazil<br/>
 <i>SCJP 1.2, SCWCD, IBM 141, IBM 483, SCJP 1.4, IBM 484, IBM 287, SCBCD, SCEA, SCJP 5.0, SCJP 6.0, SCWCD 5</i>
arun sahni
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Joined: Jan 16, 2002
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Passing % is 60. I focused on EJB1.2. I observed most of questions are generic to EJB and not tied to any specific version.


Arun Sahni<br />SCJP2,SWCD,<br />BEA Certified Specialist: Server <br />JCert Enterprise Developer for BEA.
Luciano Queiroz
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Posts: 172
Sorry, but there is no version EJB 1.2.
The available versions are: 1.0, 1.1, 2.0, 2.1.
Did you study EJB 1.1 or 2.0?
Luciano Queiroz
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
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Arun Sahni,
If you don't mind, could you please inform me your e-mail address?
I would like to correspond with you, to ask some details about the Exam 483.
If any other people has already passed this exam, please let me e-mail you too.
Thanks!
Vivek Viswanathan
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Joined: Mar 03, 2001
Posts: 350
Hi
I am giving 484 and to have the same problem, I cannot find any tutorial for JDBC that covers what IBM 484 wants since it seems really vague?
Any help will be appretiated.
vivek


Vivek Viswanathan SCJP 1.2, SCJP 1.6,SCJD,SCEA,SCWCD,IBM-484,IBM-486,IBM-141,Ms.NET C# 70-316,SCMAD, LPIC-I
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
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Hi Vivek,
For 484, you only need to know clearly that what API can be used for what.
The questions are not too details, it is very simple, if you know the API well.
Nick


SCJP 1.2, OCP 9i DBA, SCWCD 1.3, SCJP 1.4 (SAI), SCJD 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 (Beta), ICED (IBM 287, IBM 484, IBM 486), SCMAD 1.0 (Beta), SCBCD 1.3, ICSD (IBM 288), ICDBA (IBM 700, IBM 701), SCDJWS, ICSD (IBM 348), OCP 10g DBA (Beta), SCJP 5.0 (Beta), SCJA 1.0 (Beta), MCP(70-270), SCBCD 5.0 (Beta), SCJP 6.0, SCEA for JEE5 (in progress)
Serge Adzinets
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Joined: Nov 26, 2002
Posts: 166
Luciano,
why not to browse an IBM site for the info?
http://www-1.ibm.com/certify/tests/info.shtml#483
483 test covers J2EE 1.2, all other technologies are those within this one.


Best Regards,<br />Serge
 
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