This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
In the ScjdWallOfFame you'll have a (short) list of people who passed this certification. But Sun/Oracle never published a number (or list of all certified people). But if you take the traffic of this forum into account (compared with SCJP/OCPJP forum) you'll notice it's not so popular as OCPJP. And the mandatory course requirement certainly won't increase that number