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SCBCD 5.0 cleared with 100%

Adit Shetty

Joined: Mar 20, 2009
Posts: 2
managed to get a 100 % in SCBCD 5.0
Treimin Clark
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Adit Shetty wrote:managed to get a 100 % in SCBCD 5.0


Have a question to ask: Is their were any question about Deployment Descriptors and XML tags?
Hong Anderson
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Posts: 1936
Congrats .

Could you please to share how did you prepare?

SCJA 1.0, SCJP 1.4, SCWCD 1.4, SCBCD 1.3, SCJP 5.0, SCEA 5, SCBCD 5; OCUP - Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced; IBM Certified Solution Designer - OOAD, vUML 2; SpringSource Certified Spring Professional
Adit Shetty

Joined: Mar 20, 2009
Posts: 2
No there weren't question on DD and XML . I had the same fear as the book i referred "EJB 3.0 in action" does not have that great detailed explanation on DD and XML. Just go throught the EJB 3.0 specs. Some important topics like Transaction Management (CMT and BMT), Exception handling need to be referred from the EJB 3.0 spec, also go through the some of the JPA examples in JPA spec. For the remaining part EJB 3.0 in action would be sufficient
Joe Harry
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Amazing. Congrats!

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Remko Strating
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Joined: Dec 28, 2006
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Top Score. You will have a fantastic weekend.

And hopefully a good promotion

Thanks for the information. I now know that EJB in Action is enough. I was affright that this book wasn't deep enough. I will now focus on the specs.

Remko (My website)
SCJP 1.5, SCWCD 1.4, SCDJWS 1.4, SCBCD 1.5, ITIL(Manager), Prince2(Practitioner), Reading/ gaining experience for SCEA,
khaled Jamal
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Rodrigo Lazoti

Joined: Mar 13, 2009
Posts: 9
Perfect score!

Rodrigo Lazoti.
Ralph Jaus
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Joined: Apr 27, 2008
Posts: 342
Congrats! Great score.

SCJP 5 (98%) - SCBCD 5 (98%)
Sri Vidya

Joined: May 12, 2008
Posts: 17
Hi Adit,


did you had any work experience in EJB's before you started your preparation?

how long did you take to prepare? how many times did you go through the book?

any tips for the preparation?


Sri Vidya.

Krishna Srinivasan
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Krishna Srinivasan
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Ankit Garg

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Perfect Score

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Reza Rahman
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Joined: Feb 01, 2005
Posts: 580

Congratulations and good luck, especially given the current market conditions.


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Juee Doo
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Niranjan Deshpande
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You reached the max. score point! Congratulations!

What all books you referred? Mocks? Preparation Time?

Good to hear that there are no questions on the DD. Given the fact that the exam guide is absent, the DD questions can cause lotz of pain

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Vishnu Gandhi

Joined: Mar 25, 2009
Posts: 1
Hi all,

This is my first post in JavaRanch.
I am a novice in EJB, but planning to take SCBCD 5.0 exam.
The reason is that, though I have worked on other ORM tools such as Hibernate/TopLink, I feel like I am missing even some of the basic concepts of Object Persistance since such tools take care of most of our work by themselves.
And from the threads on EJB in JavaRanch, I could get that EJB 3 is much different compared to the previous versions of EJB and understanding EJB 2 is much required for development skills in EJB (As per my understanding).
So please guide me in the areas/books that I need to cover for better understanding of EJB 2/3 and for passing the certification in SCBCD 5.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Vishnu. G
SCJP 1.5, SCWCD 1.5, SCWCD 1.4
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