This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
Beyond the Sun Java certifications, I suppose that would depend on the syllabus from the database vendor. For example, IBM offers several certifications for DB2. The composition for DB2 (9) Certification is:
Section 1 - Database objects and Programming Methods (16%) Section 2 - Data Manipulation (26%) Section 3 - XML Data Manipulation (10%) Section 4 - Embedded SQL Programming (4%) Section 5 - ODBC/CLI Programming (4%) Section 6 - .NET Programming (7%) Section 7 - Java Programming (7%) Section 8 - Advanced Programming (14%) Section 9 - User Defined Routines (12%)