LPI has announced a new release of Senior Level Mixed Environment Exam from October 1, 2013. Linux Professional Institute has made changes in its Senior Level Linux Professional Certification. The two exams– 117-301 and 117-302 has been merged into one exam 117-300. From October 1, 2013 candidates can choose any one exam from 300 series as 300 Mixed Environment, 303 Security or 304 High Availability and Virtualization to achieve Senior Level Linux Certification. The 301 and 302 exams are valid upto Dec 31 2013. Candidates who intend to take these exams must schedule and register their exam before December 31st 2013. This certification establishes your competence for well-defined Linux-related functions and easily demonstrates your competence to a potential contractor or employer. The certification helps you set out and follow a career path.

What’s cover in 300 Exam?

The LPI-300 exam replaces both the exams and also provides the designation of LPIC-3 Mixed Environment. LPI-300 exam will be available from Oct 1, 2013 and has given freedom to candidate to take any one of the exam from 300 series to attain LPI-3 certification. Candidates must have LPIC-2 certification to achieve LPIC-3 certification. Candidates can take LPIC-2 exams in any order and any one exam from LPIC-3 exams to gain LPIC-3 certification. Passing  any one exam as 300(replaces 301 and 302), 303 or 304 is the essential requirement for this certification.

To pass LPIC-3 Mixed Environment Specialty following things are taken into consideration-

  • Candidates should have several years of experience with installing and maintaining Linux on computers.
  • Candidates should have integration experience with diverse technologies and operating systems
  • Candidates should have professional experience and know advanced and enterprise levels of Linux administration, including installation, management, security, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Candidates should be able to plan, architect, design, build and implement a full environment using Samba3, Samba4 and be able to use open-source tools to measure capacity planning and to troubleshoot resource problems
  • Candidates should have experience for using LDAP to integrate with Unix services and Windows services, including Samba, PAM, NSS, Active Directory.

Retirement of Exam LPI 301 and 302

Details 301: Core 302:Mixed Environment
Available From January 2007 January 2007
Retirement 2013/12/31 2013/12/31
Requirement 301 exam 301 exam and any one exam from 304 and 305
Prerequisites LPIC-2 exam in any order LPIC-2 exam in any order
Replaced By 300 300

a)       LPI-301:- This exam is the sole exam for LPIC-3 certification. The candidates must have essential skills such as authentication, troubleshooting, network integration and capacity planning.

b)   LPI-302:- On the completion of this exam, candidates can get LPI-3 certification.

To get more information about Senior Level Linux Professional Certification, please visit the following link http://www.ucertify.com/certifications/Linux/lpic-3.html

 

 

CALIFORNIA, October 21, 2013-Oracle University has recently launched a new series of Oracle Database 12c Administrator certifications. The new Oracle Database 12c certifications emphasizes on the foundational and progressive skills required for Database Administrators which add connotation to resume and holistically develops candidates and provides leverage when it comes to employment. With new inventions happening it is necessary to update the technology in accordance with it. So it is necessary for aspiring candidates to update their knowledge and pace up with fluctuating IT sector.

ORACLE CERTIFIED ASSOCIATE (OCA)

The Oracle Certified Associate(OCA) for Oracle Database 12c certification ensures that the candidates have a strong foundation  of administration skills. Its objectives are intended to measure a candidate’s ability to manage the challenges they’re likely to encounter on the job.

To achieve this certification, candidates needs to pass two exams: 1Z0-061 and 1Z0-062. The OCA certification track also allows for several alternate exams which can be substituted for 1Z0-061.

 ORACLE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (OCP)

The Oracle Certified Professional for Oracle Database 12c certification emphasizes on developing and implementing various ways for backup and recovery, designing strategies for pluggable databases and thorough understanding on how CDB/PDBs fit into DBaaS cloud-computing model.

Professionals with Oracle 9i, Oracle Database 10g or Oracle Database 11g can upgrade to Oracle 12c credential by passing 1Z0-060. 1Z0-060 enhances professionals with their core DBA  skills.

ORACLE CERTIFIED MASTER (OCM)

Oracle Certified Master for Oracle Databases 12c is for professionals with fine skills and experience in databases. The exam for OCM is yet to be announced by Oracle. All the details and specifies for the exam will be provided after its release.

Further details of the exams such as exam objectives, time allotment, pricing etc is available on Oracle website http://www.oracle.com/index.html

CALIFORNIA, October 3, 2013 – Microsoft’s SQL server 2008 certification is scheduled to retire on December 31st, 2013. Professionals willing to take  this certification should register before 31st December, 2013 as after the specified retirement date the certification will no longer be valid.

Microsoft has announced the retirement of 70-433 exam which credits towards MCITP: Database Developer 2008 and MCTS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development certifications.

IT Professionals aspiring to become database developer, database administrator, and database manager should preferably take this certification. Professionals taking this exam are proficient in accomplishing tasks like Create and alter indexes, Create and alter DDL triggers, Modify data by using Merge statements, and Transform XML data into relational data. This exam covers the following areas:

  • Implementing Tables and Views

  • Implementing Programming Objects

  • Working with Query Fundamentals

  • Applying Additional Query Techniques

  • Working with Additional SQL Server Components

  • Working with XML Data

  • Gathering Performance Information

70-433 is a required part MCITP and MCTS certifications. Professionals who have two to three years of experience creating business intelligence (BI) solutions with SQL Server 2008 can take this exam. Candidates can schedule their exam via Pearson VUE testing centers.

uCertify provides test preparation  materials for all IT certification exams. Visit http://www.ucertify.com/courses/70-433.html to start your preparation for 70-433 exam.

Certifications are a must for anyone who wants to build a unique identification in the field of IT industry. Adobe comes up with regular updates and enhancements in their products to suit the changing needs of the IT industry. In order to be successful in this IT world, regular enhancements and upgrades of the products are a must. Adobe certification not only enhances your professional skills but also gives a new definition to your career.

 An individual who has achieved mastery with one or more than one Adobe software products can be an Adobe Certified Expert. It is quite difficult to maintain a place and get observed in today’s IT world but becoming an Adobe Certified Expert gives you a chance to disseminate your competency and show your expertise to the whole world. It differentiates you from others and add value to your credentials. It not only helps in increasing your salary but  also gives you a wide range of career opportunities. You can also make use of Adobe logo anywhere on your website or blogs and can also link with the community of ACE.

 Being an Adobe Certified Expert will not only enhance your career but also develops your professional skills. There are three level of certifications such as Single product certification, Specialist certification and Master certification. You can choose any of the certifications according to your knowledge and skills. All Adobe Certified Exams are conducted by Pearson VUE. For more details, please visit the link below:

http://www8.pearsonvue.com/adobe/

 Adobe has launched a new version of InDesign CS5 i.e. Adobe InDesign CS6. In order to get CS6 certification you need to get CS5 certification first. The candidates who have already become certified in CS5 can take InDesign CS6 exam. InDesign CS6 has the following improved features over the previous version :

  •  You can search font by any part of the name
  •  You can display fonts with families in a sub-menu

  •  You can apply font selection by arrow keys pointing to the selected text

  •  You can manage your favourite fonts

 It is especially designed to relieve the designers from their pressure of work. Even building PDF forms have become much easier with the help of Adobe InDesign CS6. InDesign CS6 exam require that the candidates should have at least 2 years of experience of page layout and can frequently practice other Creative Suite applications. You would be able to execute your job very efficiently and effectively and also be able to bring improvements in productivity and can perform with accuracy  within the shortest time possible using the knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Word.

 Adobe CS6 exam comprises of 41 multiple-choice questions and a short survey to check your experience in product. The candidates have a maximum time limit of 120 minutes to complete this certification exam and they are also required to attain a minimum of 65% passing score. The candidates should have relevant knowledge and are able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create short and long documents with both text and graphics
  • Navigate the Document Window

  • Create basic interactive documents

  • Export high quality PDF documents appropriate for print and interactive purposes

  • Troubleshoot issues related to page layout

To get more information regarding Adobe InDesign CS6 exam, please visit the link below:

http://www.ucertify.com/courses/InDesignCS6.html

 uCertify team is continuously working on their PrepKits to not only make you certified in the shortest time possible but also to  make your way easier towards certification. uCertify PrepKit covers all the objectives of the exams. It includes Interactive Quizzes, Practice Questions with detailed explanations, Study Notes, Study Helper and many more. Plus, uCertify assures you of passing the exam in first attempt or else will provide refund.

For more details, please visit the link below:

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CALIFORNIA, September 25, 2013 – CompTIA has announced that CompTIA Green IT and CompTIA IT for Sales certification exams are slated to be retired by the year-end. Candidates who intend to take these exams must schedule and register their exam before December 31st, 2013. As of January 1, 2014, these exams will no longer be available.

The CompTIA Strata Green IT certification is designed to enhance an IT professional’s experience, knowledge, and existing IT credentials to incorporate emerging technologies shaping the global green IT industry today. This exam covers the following areas:

  • A specialized knowledge of current IT methodologies.

  • The ability to develop, deploy, and calculate true ROI for green IT initiatives.

  • Knowledge of cost-cutting power management and IT virtualization techniques.

  • Proven understanding of environmentally-sound waste disposal.

To achieve this certification, candidates need to pass FC0-GR1 exam and they should hold CompTIA A+, and CompTIA Server+ certification in addition to minimum 18 months of technical experience. Candidates can schedule their exam via Pearson VUE testing centers.

 CompTIA Strata IT for Sales certification is designed to show that the successful candidate has the knowledge to effectively engage a customer, identify types of technology users, coordinate with technical staff, ensure customer satisfaction, and provide appropriate solutions based on customer requirements – including Green IT and preventative maintenance.

To achieve this certification, candidates need to pass FC0-TS1 exam. There is no pre-requisite for this certification exam. Candidates can schedule their exam via Pearson VUE testing centers.

uCertify provides test prep materials for the exams scheduled to be retired soon. To achieve these certifications, candidates can visit www.ucertify.com.

Microsoft is one of the largest IT services companies in the world. Microsoft certifications raise your career standards and enhance your professional skills. Certifications differentiate you from the rest and give you an exclusive identification in the field of IT industry. Microsoft has launched the MCSA SQL Server 2012 certification. This certification has been designed to enhance the knowledge of IT professionals in security features. It sets a new standard and builds up the confidence of candidates. SQL Server 2012 is far better than the previous edition, as Microsoft has brought various enhancements in this new version in the form of developments in Business Intelligence and Web Development. This certification enhances the productivity of application developers due to the various improvements that are integrated in SQL Server 2012.

The MCSA SQL Server 2012 certification consists of three exams: Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-461), Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (70-462) and Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-463). All the candidates who want to get this certification need to pass all the three exams. The MCSA certification is a prerequisite for achieving the MCSE certification, which is based on various technologies such as MCSE Server Infrastructure, MCSE Desktop Infrastructure, MCSE Private Cloud, MCSE Data Platform, MCSE Business Intelligence, MCSE Messaging, MCSE Communication and MCSE SharePoint. You can choose the technology according to your knowledge, requirement, commitment and skills.

Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-461): This exam is meant for SQL Server database administrators, system engineers, and developers having at least two or more years of experience and who want to enhance their expertise in writing skills. The candidates should mainly focus on the following areas:

  • Create database objects

  •  Work with data

  •  Modify data

  •  Troubleshoot and optimize

 For more details regarding this exam, please visit the link below:

http://www.ucertify.com/courses/70-461.html

Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (70-462): This exam is meant for database professionals and who mainly accomplish installation, maintenance, and configuration tasks. Other requirements besides this include building up database systems and also operating them efficiently. It not only requires regular and proper storing, but also efficient back up planning. The candidates should mainly focus on the following areas:

  •  Install and configure

  •  Maintain instances and databases

  •  Optimize and troubleshoot

  •  Manage data

  •  Implement security

  •  Implement high availability

For more details regarding this exam, please visit the link below:

http://www.ucertify.com/courses/70-462.html

Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-463): This exam is meant for ETL and data warehouse developers who build Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Other requirements include data cleansing, Extract Transform Load and data warehouse implementation. The candidates should mainly focus on the following areas:

  •  Design and implement a data warehouse

  •  Extract and transform data

  •  Load data

  •  Configure and deploy SSIS solutions

  •  Build data quality solutions

For more details regarding this exam, please visit the link below:

http://www.ucertify.com/courses/70-463.html

uCertify is offering Prepkits in order to ensure that you not only learn the subject thoroughly but also prepare for the exams in the shortest time possible. The Prepkits cover all the exam objectives and are prepared according to the latest syllabus of the exams. These Prepkits include Flashcards, How Tos, Analytics, Practice Test, Exercises, Interactive Quizzes, Practice Questions with detailed explanations, Study Notes and many more. For more details, please visit the link below:

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In the field of information technology, Microsoft and Certiport team has developed a certification program called Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification for IT professionals. It is an entry level certification for the freshers who aim to have a career in the IT sector. The MTA certification is based on knowledge and skills in the ratio of seventy to thirty (70:30).  It is organized only in the licensed institutions. These institutions can avail MTA Campus License from Certiport testing center. MTA paves the way for candidates towards the career in technology without investing huge amount of fees. The MTA certifications have two sided effects, i.e. it helps the academic institutions to teach their students fundamental knowledge of IT, whereas students get confidence in building their career path.

 

Candidates need to pass only one exam to get MTA certification. Once they achieve this certification, it will remain valid for lifetime. MTA certification will help you to move forward in the field of information and technology with great level of self-confidence which is essential to make your presence count in the IT sector. This certification will help you to show your commitment towards the upcoming challenges of the IT sector.

Passing MTA exams is the first step in becoming Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD). Candidates must pass only one exam in order to earn an MTA credential. There are five certifications for the developers, which are as follows:

      CERTIFICATION

 EXAMS TO BE UNDERTAKEN

1. Software development fundamentals

2.Windows development fundamentals

3.Web development

 fundamentals

4. Database fundamentals

5. Microsoft .NET Fundamentals

1.98-361

2.98-362

3.98-363

4. 98-364

5. 98-372

 

The other three certifications are for IT professionals which are as follows:

       CERTIFICATION

EXAMS TO BE UNDERTAKEN

1. Microsoft Windows Server Administration  98-365

2. Microsoft Windows Networking Essentials 98-366

3.Microsoft Windows Security Essentials 98-367

1. 98-365

2. 98-366

3. 98-367

The exam contains 30-50 questions. It gives 12 titles on Developer, IT Pro, and Database high-demand topics and is offered in nine different global languages, which are English, Spanish, S. Chinese, T. Chinese, Korean, Japanese, German, Russian, Br. Portuguese. For more information related to exams, please visit the link given below:

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/mta-certification.aspx

 

Based on MTA certification, uCertify offers Prepkits approved by Microsoft through ProCert Labs quality testing. The MTA certification courses offered by uCertify are the Microsoft Technology Associate approved Courseware. It assures that the candidates will receive the training and knowledge required to succeed. The Prepkit has been prepared according to the syllabus of the exams and it covers all the objectives. It includes interactive eBooks. There are hundreds of practical questions that will help you to prepare for real exams. The questions are followed by the answers with detailed explanations of both the correct and incorrect answer options. This gives the candidate a deep insight of the topic and the logic behind the correct answer. In addition to this, uCertify’s courses also includes Interactive Quizzes, Flash Cards, How-tos and many more.  There are Test history and Analytics reports that help the candidates to track their progress and plan for study in more better way. For more information, please click here.

 

The Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning (OCE) certification and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 Administration are two state-of-the-art programs offered by Oracle University.  With new inventions, old technologies become outdated, so it is necessary for aspiring candidates to update their knowledge and enhance the skills. It will help candidates to elevate their career as a DBA Expert.

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning.

The Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning  certification concentrates on essential components such as: increasing efficiency of SQL Statements, utilization of automatic tuning, controlling of optimizer statistics on database objects, implementation as well as patronizing queries coupled with perspicuous analysis of queries.

 

To achieve this certification, candidate needs to pass single exam (1Z0-117). Candidates can  schedule their exam via Pearson VUE testing centers.

Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 Administration

 

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3 Administration furnishes to individuals who are having proficiency in Oracle Database 11g. The certification concentrates on Exadata Database Machine features and configurations; Exadata Storage Server; migrating to the Database Machine; and maintaining, monitoring and optimizing the Database Machine after initial configuration. The certification aims at increasing expertise of applicants thus providing them with competing capabilities.

 

To get this certification, candidate needs to pass single exam (1Z0-027). Candidates can  schedule their exam via Pearson VUE testing centers.

Further details of the exams such as exam objectives, time allotment, pricing etc is available on Oracle’s website

CIW has recently announced that some of its certification exams are slated to be retired by the year-end.  Candidates who intend to take these exams must register themselves and get certified before December 31st, 2013. As of January 1, 2014, these exams will no longer be available.

 

The certifications scheduled to be retired are listed below

CIW Web Foundations Associate exam 1D0-510

CIW Internet Business Associate exam 1D0-51A

CIW Site Development Associate exam 1D0-51B

CIW Network Technology Associate exam 1D0-51C

 

These exams are replaced by new exams:

  • 1D0-610(CIW Web Foundations Associate)

  • 1D0-61A (CIW Internet Business Associate)

  • 1D0-61B (CIW Site Development Associate)

  • 1D0-61C(CIW Network Technology Associate)

. Reference:http://www.ciwcertified.com/certifications/web_foundations_series/associate.php

 

uCertify provides test prep materials for the exams scheduled to be retired soon. To achieve these certifications, candidates can visit www.ucertify.com

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