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Suresh Gopi
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Joined: Mar 08, 2007
Posts: 49
Dear friends,

I finished my SCWCD exam recently planning to take up web service related certification.

Can anybody suggest which has got value?(which would make my profile look better)..... IBM SOA or SCJWSD?

Eagerly awaiting replies :-)

Thanks in Advance


Regards<br />Suresh
Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo
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Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Posts: 498

Hi Suresh,

SOA is actually in every mouth of every IT departament, so you must go for it if you just want show something "hot" for an employer.
Personally, i think that you can go for SCDJWS and then go for IBM SOA, because there is a lot of questions in IBM SOA's exam that is related to Web Services.
Also, IBM SOA is focused on IBM's SOA view, products and solutios, SCDJWS is "more neutral".
Just my 2 cents.


Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo - Brazil
Daniel Amadei
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Joined: Mar 29, 2005
Posts: 94
I agree with Marcelo.

I did this, but I went to BEA SOA cert, not IBM, but first got SCDJWS, which is really helpful for ones working with SOA.

Suresh Gopi
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Joined: Mar 08, 2007
Posts: 49
Thanks a lot Marcelo and Daniel.
Reza Ravasizadeh
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Joined: Jun 08, 2004
Posts: 177
Don't go for SCJWSD because it is outdated now, for example it contains JAX-RPC and not JAX-WS. I think it is waste of your time and money now.
Wait for new version of SCJWSD

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