Artemakis Artemiou works as an Analyst/Programmer and Consultant for H.S. Data Ltd, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, based in Nicosia, Cyprus. He works with Microsoft SQL Server and related .NET technologies. One of his main professional duties is to develop database applications using SQL Server. Within the context of his duties, he also provides consulting services for SQL Server both in terms of Development and Administration.


Artemakis has a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a M.Sc. in Advanced Information Technologies from the University of Cyprus.


He is a MCP, MCTS: SQL Server 2005 and a Charter Member of MCTS:SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance. Artemakis is the president of the Cyprus .NET User Group ( writes technical articles on Relational Database Management Systems with emphasis on SQL Server. He also participates as a speaker in various events presenting SQL Server. Additionally, he maintains a blog dedicated to SQL Server where he publishes several articles related to SQL Server Development and Administration. His blog can be found at


While reviewing the uCertify’s Prepkit for exam . 70-443: MCITP PRO: SQL Server 2005 Design, Artemakis said My overall comments after this review, during which I reviewed the uCertify PrepKit M70-443, is that the specific PrepKit is excellent; it provides the candidate with a lot of content relevant to the target exam, and also provides many alternative ways for acquiring the necessary knowledge related to the technology featured by the exam. The Graphical User Interface, the navigation and the rest of the features make it really easy for the candidate to use the product and get a proper preparation for the target exam” 

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Jimmy Bergmark has been working for over 9 years for the EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) company Pharmadule Emtunga as an Architectural and Structural Engineer; CAD Manager, Database Manager, Development Manager and System Manager. He developed an enterprise engineering database application including support for Mechanical Completion (MC), Commissioning and Validation.

Jimmy Bergmark, Owner/Manager and Senior Developer have used, customized and programmed AutoCAD based products since 1989.

Jimmy is also blogging once in a while with news, tips & tricks, links and more.

Jimmy Bergmark is member of ADN (Autodesk Developer Network) and an Autodesk Architectural Desktop 2006 Certified Expert (continuing keeping up with the latest versions).

While reviewing the uCertify Prepkit for 70-548-VB – VB.NET 2.0 Windows-based Application Development, Jimmy said I have developed professionally for many years but the way the certification tests are done and what they might cover I found that to pass I would really need something like uCertify”.




Henrik is an experienced administrator and a senior consultant with working knowledge of UNIX and Open Source environments throughout his professional career of more than 15 years. He has experience with many technologies in the UNIX environment as well as common UNIX operating systems with other senior skills in IT-Security, Mac OS X, OpenBSD, AIX, and Linux.

Presently Henrik teaches and works as an IT consultant in infrastructure security and auditing for customers in Private and Public sector.

As far as the work experience is concerned, Henrik has worked with computers since his childhood days and it was then only when he decided to target a career in computers. Henrik completed his formal education from the University of Copenhagen DIKU during which he got his first programming job and later on he moved into consulting in Unix and information security. In January 2003, Henrik founded his own private company with focus on security, IPv6, networking and

On the personal front, Henrik loves to spend time with his wife and kids. He is a health freak and loves running and training in Martial arts like Taekwondo and laido. He also has interest in Asian culture from a very young age which makes him read and watch resources about asian culture, mostly Japanese.

After reviewing the uCertify Prepkit for the exam 640-802: CCNA: ICND 1 and ICND 2, Henrik said “The positive for this product is that it covers multiple exams and vendors, is a very stable and mature software with a beautiful look – making it easier NOT to skip studying. Having the possibility to sample modules, a reasonable price per module and having the money back guarantee is also a nice bonus for this product. I will certainly consider buying this for future exams since this product is a mature certification preparation kit which will help you prepare for exams“.

Henrik’s complete review can be read onøger/uCertify-com-PrepKit-640-802-CCNA-ICND1-and-ICND-2-review?smm=y


uCertify (September, 27, 2009), uCertify a leading practice test provider for IT certification exams, recently released a practice test for the 9A0-094 ACE exam. To download the free trial of the practice test go to the link:

The 9A0-094 exam tests the knowledge and skills of a candidate for using Photoshop CS4 software. It recognizes a candidate’s ability to use the features and functions of the software to create attractive images, alter photographs and other artworks, retouch images, apply special effects on images, swap details between photos, and introduce text and logos in an image. After passing the 9A0-094 exam, you will earn credit towards the Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI), ACE Print Specialist, ACE Web Specialist, ACE Video Specialist, and ACE Master Certifications.

uCertify PrepEngine is most sophisticated and realistic software for tracking your progress on an ongoing basis. The historical performance review presents a graph illustrating your performance over the various tests you have taken. This helps you review your progress over time, so that you can accurately assess your test readiness. It’s far easier to get feedback early in the game, than it is later. To learn more about uCertify PrepEngine, please visit

9A0-094 PrepKit have 9 full-length practice test with 701 challenging questions and 238 study notes with full explanation. This PrepKit also provides chapter-by-chapter study guide, quizzes, flash card, articles and how tos

Rafiq Elmansy is an Adobe Community Expert, Adobe design center and developer center contributor writer, a Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) and Macromedia Certified Flash MX Designer, and the founder of the first Adobe User Group in Egypt. Recently, Rafiq was selected as one of 10 featured Flash designers at Adobe’s celebration of the tenth anniversary of Flash. You can read more about his work at Graphic Mania.

Here’s what Rafiq had to say about the Photoshop PrepKit of uCertify, “I find uCertify a very useful tool for preparing yourself for the Photoshop exam. It turns your practical skills into a power that helps you pass the certification exam. The certification exam does not need only knowledge, but also practicing that makes you familiar with the exam questions, strategies, and formula.”

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Q. What is the IBM DB2 000-731 exam?
A. The IBM-DB2-731: DB2 9 DBA for Linux UNIX and Windows certification is intended for experienced DB2 9 users who possess the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the day-to-day administration of IBM DB2 9 instances and databases residing on Linux, UNIX, or Windows platforms. According to the IBM.


“If you are knowledgeable with DB2 9 and are capable of performing the intermediate to advanced skills required in the day-to-day administration of DB2 instances and databases, you may benefit from this certification role.”

Q. What are the prerequisites for the DB2 DBA 000-731 for Linux and Windows exam?
A. To appear in the IBM DB2 000-731 DBA for Linux, UNIX and Windows certification exam, candidates must pass IBM DB2 000-730 DB2 9 fundamentals, or IBM 000-700: IBM DB2 UDB V8.1 family fundamentals exams.

Q. What are the benefits to becoming an IBM DB2 DBA?
A. There are the following certification benefits a user can get after becoming IBM DB2 DBA:

  • IBM DB2 DBA certification proves expertise on the IBM products and technologies.
  • DB2 9 DBA for Linux, UNIX and Windows certified candidates find it easy to enter into the job market.
  • The IBM DB2 000-731 exam ensures a solid foundation of skills within the candidates and enhances their ability to perform effectively in the particular area.
  • DB2 DBA certification improves the productivity of the candidates and hence, accelerates their professional development.
  • DB2 9 DBA for Linux, UNIX and Windows certification not only benefits the fresh candidates by providing them various job opportunities, but also helps the experienced people in keeping themselves up-to-date in the field of new technologies.
  • The DB2 000-731 test proves the potential of the candidates and facilitates them with top computer jobs with a higher salary in the field of IBM DB2.

Q. What certificate does it provide?
A. It provides the IBM DB2 DBA certification for Linux, UNIX, and Windows.

Q. How many questions are asked in the test?
A. These are 69 questions asked in IBM 000-731 DBA exam.
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Q. What are the prerequisites for the SCWCD 1.4 exam?

A. Before taking the SCWCD 1.4 exam, you must first pass the Sun Certified Java Programmer exam (CX310-025 or CX310-035 or CX310-055 or CX310-065).

Q. How should I prepare for the exam?

A. To prepare for the exam, you should use a web server (for example Tomcat). A step-by-step guide for installing Tomcat can be found here. You must practice well with the code. You can download the servlet and JSP specifications from the following links:,, and

Q. What are the exam objectives? Continue reading

CompTIA’s Linux+ is a vendor-neutral certification specifically designed to certify technical entry-level skills required to pursue a network or system administrator job role in Linux environments. Its objectives are intended to measure a candidate’s ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot Linux operating systems.

What are the job roles for Linux+ certified professionals?

The job roles for Linux+ certified professionals typically include Network Administrator, System Administrator, and Network Technician.

What are the requirements for becoming a Linux+ certified professional?
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Microsoft’s MCTS: Windows Vista, Configuration (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Windows Vista, Configuration) certification is the latest certification on the Windows Vista technology offered by Microsoft. The MCTS: Windows Vista, Configuration certification has been designed for professionals who have a thorough knowledge in installing, managing, and configuring Windows Vista. The skills that are required also include configuration of the new features in Windows Vista such as security, network and applications.

What are the job roles for MCTS: Windows Vista, Configuration certified professionals?

The job roles for MCTS: Windows Vista, Configuration certified professionals typically include system administrators, network administrators, or technical support specialists.

What are the benefits of attaining the MCTS: Windows Vista, Configuration certification?
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Q. What are the prerequisites for the SCWCD 5 exam?

A. Before taking the SCWCD 5 exam, you must first pass the Sun Certified Java Programmer exam (CX310-025 or CX310-035 or CX310-055 or CX310-065).

Q. How should I prepare for the CX 310-083 exam?

A. To prepare for the CX 310-083 exam, you should use a Web server (for example Tomcat). A step-by-step guide for installing Tomcat can be found here. You must practice well with the code. You can download the Servlet and JSP specifications from the following links:,, and

Q. What are the exam objectives? Continue reading