The objectives given for the Architect exam on Sun�s Web site are very vague, and it is difficult for people to gain sufficient confidence to sit the exam when it is so unclear precisely what material needs to be covered. In addition to background reading on any of the technologies mentioned in J2EE, I would particularly recommend: Learning about RMI architecture and features Learning about CORBA architecture and features Learning about EJB architecture and features (probably a good idea to read about JavaBeans first!) Learning about JDBC architecture (and its relationship with SQL). Learn a little about OODBMSs and OQL. Whitepapers available via Sun�s Web site should be quite a help with this. Book I recommend �Client/Server Programming with Java and CORBA� by Robert Orfali and Dan Harkey to be very helpful reading.
[This message has been edited by Anil Vupputuri (edited February 23, 2001).]
To some level, though I do not recall anything about JavaMail or Connectors. If you focus on the core, i.e., EJB, servlets, JSP, and know the basics of the other J2EE techmologies you should do fine. John
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