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sunilkumar ssuparasmul
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Joined: Dec 13, 2000
Posts: 142
Hi all,
Till now i was assuming that weblogic is teh best available app servers in the market and is the indemand server but when i looked in to teh previous post i was forced to change my opinion that websphere is teh key .
Now looking into the market conditions , i wanted to take a certification to improve my standard since i already have a weblogic experienece with over an year and 2+ years of java experiecne i thought of taking weblogic certification.
Now all you guys let me know which certification is teh better one(weblogic or websphere). and let me know teh reasons for teh same. I am from india.
Your inputs are very much appreciated
thanks in advance
sunil.s


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Luciano Queiroz
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Joined: Feb 04, 2002
Posts: 172
In my opinion, WebLogic App. Server is much better than WebSphere.
I think a WebLogic certification will be more appreciated than WebSphere.
My advice: concentrate your efforts in WebLogic!


<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>
Stefan Zoerner
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Joined: Nov 29, 2001
Posts: 121
Hello!
I think there are more experts out there with Weblogic experience than with (solid!) WebSphere experience.
It is no bad idea to have knowledge in both important AppServers. But from the certification side, I would concentrate on vendor independent offers. E.g. SCA, SCWCD.
Greetings from Germany,
Stefan


Stefan Zoerner
Author of German LDAP-Book
Committer at Apache Directory Project
Yujun Liang
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Joined: Aug 23, 2002
Posts: 19
I noticed that there are more jobs associated with WebSphere than WebLogic in US. But since you have WebLogic experience, I think you should do WebLogic first, and I did that.


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