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WSAD Test 157 retire?

 
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Does anyone know if and when IBM will retire test 157 - WSAD 4.03 for Windows?
Thanks,
Jehan
 
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It will be retired in 2003 and it's the reason why he give us 2000 free vouchers. Right now the companies are using at least J2ee 1.3 version. So the Websphere application server 5.0 is the best choice in IBM's products. Don't spend any time to prepare the certification tests of the old version, it will give you nothing except a useless IBM certificate. WebLogic application server 7.0 is the better product, so it's certificate is better and you can take it right now. IBM spend more time and energy on certification tests than on upgrading their products.
 
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IBM has not announced any retirement plans for WSAD 157. I would doubt that they would retire that exam before 12/2004. My opinion is solely based on current user base and adoption of new application server by J2EE community.
Sometimes I wonder we have so many object oriented languages still COBOL is holding its need. Reason �Production systems�.
My 0.02 cents :roll:
 
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Having gone through the IBM certification upgrade cycle more than I already care to...
IBM tends not to announce the withdrawal of a certification until a few months before it actually happens. That being said, they'll likely do it within a month or two of introducing the next version of WSAD, rather than in sync with expiring the certifications that go with WS Application Server 4.0, as that would fit the existing pattern.
 
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