Hi, Here are some of the books that will be of use: 1.UML Distilled - Martin Flower 2.Design patterns - Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, Grady Booch(Also known as GOF -Gang of four) 3.Enterprise Javabeans - Oreilly Richard Monson-Haefel 4.Java 2 Network security - Pistoia , Reller, Gupta 5.Jamie Jaworski's Certification Book 6.Java 2 Network security 7.Design Patterns by James Cooper Also check my psoting earlier this day- there are good suggestions for JMS and legacy connectivity. Do check the posting by Amanda who has given her feedback of the exam as well as useful resources. HTH
Originally posted by Kannan Ramanathan: I am a Sun Certified Java Programmer. I would like to take Architect exam. Any suggestions, books or URLS are highly appreciable.
The Java 2 Certification Training Guide by Jaworski (ISBN 1-56205-950-5)covers all three exams. It dedicates 6 chapters(about 137 pages) to the exam. It also comes with a CD with a simulator for the architect exam. Hope this helps.