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    August 24, 2010

Sun Certification To Soon Be Integrated With Oracle Certification Program

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On September 1, 2010, the Sun Certification program
will be integrated with the Oracle Certification program. All Java,
Oracle Solaris, MySQL, Oracle Solaris Cluster and Open Office
certifications will be re-published under the Oracle Certification
program with their new Oracle Certification titles.

What you need to know:

  • The exam format and objectives for each of the exams
    will be the same as they were previously under Sun; hence there is no
    impact to those preparing to get certified.
  • If
    you are currently holding a certification exam voucher for one of these
    exams, they will continue to be valid through their expiration date and
    can be redeemed.
  • If you currently hold an
    existing Sun certification, your current Sun certification title will
    still be recognized under the Oracle certification program and will
    continue to be valid. You can upgrade your certification at any time to
    the latest technology release to receive an Oracle certification title.
  • If you are in the process of preparing for a
    certification exam that you will take after September 1, 2010, you will
    receive an Oracle certification title and will have use of Oracle
    Certification Program logo for endorsement of your proven skill by
    Oracle Corporation.

Candidates taking exams
between September 1-3 may see either Sun and/or Oracle-branded exam
titles while registering and taking exams during this transition period.
Note however that the exam number codes (i.e. CX-NNN) and the actual
exam test questions and scoring will remain the same both before and
after the transition. Additionally, candidates taking these exams
starting on September 1 will earn Oracle-branded certifications, even if
the exam taken contains the previous Sun title.

you have been holding off on pursuing a certification - wait no more.
The demand for Oracle Certified professionals in these technologies is
growing and we encourage you to validate your skills with one of these
sought-after credentials.

Refer to the Sun Certification Integration Reference for a
complete listing of how these certifications and exams have been
rebranded and review our answers to some of the top questions.

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Comments ( 3 )
  • Douglas Dunyan Sunday, September 12, 2010
    Greetings -
    I successfully completed MySQL DBA exam 1 (310-810) on 8/24/2010. I successfully completed MySQL DBA exam 2 (310-811) on 9/1/2010.
    The certmanager website indicates I have completed SCMDBA test 1, and MySQL OCP test 2.
    Sent an email to suncert_ww(at)oracle.com on Sept 4. Sent an email to who2contact(at)sun.com on Sept 5. Explained situation to both, having a 'half' certification of each. Have not reeceived a response from either email.
    Mr Sorenson -
    Is there a way you can 'encourage' resolution of this minor issue. (canditate id:SUN654821)
    I would appreciate it. thanks
    Douglas Dunyan
    Oracle Master, OCP, OCE, (SCMDBA ??)
  • Brandye Barrington Friday, October 22, 2010
    I hope this issue has been sorted out by now. The customer service team is looking into why the delay in responding to you.
  • Kiran Monday, November 21, 2011

    The way oracle handling sun stuff is heart breaking. I recently installed and tried to install zone, it is asking to connect to Oracle. If you don't have enough work force, people who use your technology, how can you market your product. Every aspect of the product is money minded. I prefer to go to Linux rather then sitting with Oracle. You killed Ultra Sparc processor because Solaris 11 is not compatible with it. Oh boy,,, spent over 10 yrs on Solaris and I don't know what career path I have to choose.

    On the other hand, mandatory training from oracle also discouraging people from learning Solaris. Please think about it again. ..

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