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NEED HELP-(TEST 486)

Tontang Bei
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I really really really wanted to take the IBM 486 exam but I only have about 15 days left. can anyone tell me
1.) can it be taken as a standalone test? I have not given any IBM test till date so would I still receive a certificate If I give tihs exam??
2.) is 15 days enough time to study for it??
3.) is thera any other exam from any other company that has the same test objectives as the 486?

please help me
Patrik Nilsson
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1.It can be taken as a standalone test but you won't recive any certificate for it.

2. It depends how much you know already, i you have a fair knowledege of UP, GRASP and designpatterns it is possible. Take the mockexams to find out,

3. Sun has an Enterprise Architect, not sure how similar it is, maybe someone else can answer that.

Good Luck


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Tontang Bei
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HI patrick, thanks for your response. I dont ahve any experince with UML or design patterns, Can it still be done if I purchase the whizlabs and testking simulators and concentrate on just that??
Patrik Nilsson
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Don't buy the whizlabs, the qusestions there are very different from the real exam.
Do the magnetmock exams instead.

It will be tough if you don't know RUP or any Design pattern but anything is possible! =)
Tontang Bei
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Great,
Does anyone know How I can get this magnet mocker? I have tried clickin on the magnet mocker links but kept getting a message that said 'forbidden to access this server'.
Manishi Manush
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I think this is the link.

"java.boot.by/magnet-mocker". in that there are also instructions on how to run the exam mocker.

wish you good luck with the exam.
Tontang Bei
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ITS ALL FORBIDDEN!!
Anil Vupputuri
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Originally posted by Patrik Nilsson:

3. Sun has an Enterprise Architect, not sure how similar it is, maybe someone else can answer that.


UML & OOA/D knowledge is basis for Part-2 (assignment) of Sun's Enterprise Architect Exam as it contributes to 30-40% of assignment. But on-top-of-this, you also need to know J2EE architecture, Design Patterns, Security etc.,


SCJP 1.5, SCEA, ICED (287,484,486)
trivikram Kumar
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Joined: Feb 21, 2005
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Hi:

I am preparing for 486.

I referred to Bala's guide.

I could not find the links to chapters 5 and 6.

Can somebody please let me know , why the links are not opening for those chapters, I could open for the first 4 chapters.

Thanks in advance for your answers.

Thanks,


Javainn<br /> <br />SCJP,SCWCD,SCBCD,<br />ICED (IBM-287,IBM-484,IBM-486)
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Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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IBM is extending some of their exams for 6 months. Check this out. You might get credit for a combined 486 with one of the others.

IBM Certifications Extended Retirement Date (WebSphere)

-Cameron McKenzie
 
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