Monthly Archives: August 2017

Farewell Tour of C2020-005 and C9050-549 Exams


Today our article will be about the retirement of some IBM exams. The IBM Cognos Disclosure Management Fundamentals and the IBM Certified System Programmer – IBM IMS exams will be withdrawn on August 31, 2017, and September, 30, 2017 respectively. So if you have an idea to become an IBM certified specialist, you still have time to earn one of IBM certifications.

IBM Cognos Disclosure Management Fundamentals


The IBM Cognos Disclosure Management Fundamentals (C2020-005) exam covers key concepts, technologies, and functionality of the IBM Cognos products.

Related certification: IBM Certified Specialist – Cognos Disclosure Management.

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IBM Certified System Programmer – IBM IMS


The IBM Certified System Programmer – IBM IMS (C9050-549) exam verifies the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to describe the architecture and administer the processes required to plan, install, manage, configure and secure an IMS environment.

Related certification: IBM Certified System Programmer – IBM IMS.

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Withdrawal of IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Maximo Asset Management Solutions V3 Certification

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July 31, 2017, became the last day for one of the best IBM certifications. This one-test cert was designed to identify opportunities and influences direction for IBM Maximo Asset Management solution within the customer environment. It was also responsible for training and influencing key decision makers.

Key areas of competency for this certification included: assess Enterprise Asset Management process maturity and the environment for asset and service management opportunities; describe business/technical advantages of IBM Maximo Asset Management solution; recommend education opportunities to customer based on the IBM Maximo Asset Management solution.

The IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Maximo Asset Management Solutions V3 certification validated the following qualifications:

  1. Working knowledge of Enterprise Asset Management and Tivoli process automation engine.
  2. Conceptual knowledge of networking environments, operating systems, relational databases, application environments, key vendor environments (SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  3. Knowledge of the industry solutions: transport, oil and gas, calibration, government, and add-ons: service provider, linear, spatial.
  4. Conceptual understanding of key Enterprise modules within Maximo: Inventory, Contracts, Purchasing, Work Management, etc.
  5. Familiarity with key Enterprise Asset Management competitors, production, facility and fleet asset life cycle management; IT directory/LDAP functionality and key 3rd party products (ESRI, WebLogic, Oracle, Microsoft SQL).

This certification required only one test: C2010-651: Fundamentals of Applying Maximo Asset Management Solutions V3.

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Now we should turn on the standby mode and wait for a worthy replacement for the IBM Certified Solution Advisor – Maximo Asset Management Solutions V3 certification.

Oracle Replaced 1Z0-332 with 1Z0-964. Let’s Be Certified!


All Oracle lovers and certified specialists! Do you remember the Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2016 Implementation Essentials exam? The exam which was designed for individuals who have a solid foundation and expertise in selling or implementing Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service solutions. The test code of which is 1Z0-332. Do you refresh your memory? Now then, this certification exam was replaced by new one.

Welcome the Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2017 Implementation Essentials exam which is associated with the Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud certification. The Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist certification helps the OPN member’s partner organization qualify for the Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service specialization.

The new 1Z0-964 exam consists of 120 multiple choice question and lasts 2 hours. This exam has been validated against Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service R12.

Review exam topics:

  • Fusion Project Portfolio Management overview – Describe the components of Oracle Cloud Project Portfolio Management.
  • Navigation, User Experience, and Personalization Describe the business processes that are supported by approvals and workflows.
  • Oracle Fusion Applications Security Overview  Identify the roles delivered in a seeded security implementation.
  • Fusion Functional Setup Manager – Describe the Rapid Implementation Workbook.
  • Configure Fusion Common Applications – Explain Organizational Structures in Fusion Project Performance Management.
  • Common project configuration Explain common project configuration in Fusion Project Performance Management.
  • Configure Fusion Project Foundation Set up Project Calendars and Periods, Types and Categorizations, Project Roles and Transaction Sources.
  • Configure Fusion Project Costing – Manage Burdening Schedules and Allocations; Configure Time & Labor for projects and Fusion Integration Options.
  • Configure Fusion Project Control – Describe Project templates and Financial Plans vs Project Plans.
  • Configure Fusion Project Billing – Set up Revenue Recognition and Project Invoicing; Configure Project Cross Charging and Transfer Pricing.
  • Configure Project Performance Reporting – Configure Key Performance Indicators for project performance reporting.
  • Configure Project Management – Describe common project execution components; Set up Project and Task codes, Issue and Deliverable types.
  • Configure Project Resource Management – Set up Resource Pools and Talent Profile Content.
  • Fusion Project Reporting – Configure Infolets for PPM; Describe Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence (OTBI).

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We hope the 1Z0-964 exam will become exactly that exam which will open the Oracle certified world for you.

New Juniper Enterprise Routing and Switching Exam for the JNCIS-ENT Certification


On July 1, 2017, Juniper released new exam for the Juniper Networks Certified Specialist Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIS-ENT) certification.

The following schema shows that the Juniper certification was associated with two exams: JN0-346 and JN0-343. But the JN0-346 exam was End of Life (EOL) on July 1, 2017. The current exam for earning the JNCIS-ENT certification is the JN0-347 Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist test (ELS version only). As for the JN0-343 exam, there are no changes planned for it at this time.

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Designed for experienced networking professionals with beginner to intermediate knowledge of routing and switching implementations in Junos, the new JN0-347 written exam verifies the candidate’s basic understanding of routing and switching technologies and related platform configuration and troubleshooting skills.

This exam is an hour and a half long test with 65 multiple-choice questions.

Exam Objectives:

  • Layer 2 Switching and VLANs
  • Spanning Tree
  • Layer 2 Security
  • Protocol Independent Routing
  • OSPF
  • IS-IS
  • BGP
  • Tunnels
  • High Availability

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If you are focused on your future prosperous career, Juniper is something what you really need.

Microsoft Magnificent Trio


After a series of retirement actions, Microsoft presented three new exams. OEM Manufacturing and Deployment for Windows 10, Perform Big Data Engineering on Microsoft Cloud Services and Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI exams are already available for candidates who want to become Microsoft certified specialists. The last two exams are currently in beta. It means that if you pass one of them, you will receive full credit toward relevant certifications, but you will not receive a score report or pass/fail notification until 8-12 weeks after the end of the beta period.

Published on June 19, 2017, the OEM Manufacturing and Deployment for Windows 10 (70-735) exam was designed for OEM, ODM, or IDH Windows image builders who are familiar with using the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit to manage and deploy Windows 10. These candidates install or mount hardware using a pre-installed Windows. They also create complete images for deployment to customer devices such as desktops, laptops, and tablets.

The 70-735 exam measures individual’s ability to install deployment tools and scripts, add customizations, drivers, language packs and update packages to the image, preinstall Office 2016, create restore packages and deploy and validate the image.

Candidates for this exam should have at least one year of experience managing day-to-day issues involving Windows deployment.

The 70-735 exam is associated with the MCP certification.

Published on July 5, 2017, the Perform Big Data Engineering on Microsoft Cloud Services (70-776) exam was intended for candidates who design analytics solutions and build operationalized solutions on Azure. These candidates can apply the Microsoft cloud ecosystem to designs and to implement big data analytics solutions to meet their project’s needs.

The 70-776 exam measures the candidate’s ability to design and implement:

  • Complex Event Processing By Using Azure Stream Analytics
  • Analytics by Using Azure Data Lake
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse Solutions
  • Cloud-Based Integration by using Azure Data Factory

Candidates for this exam have relevant work experience in data engineering issues with Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Stream Analytics.

The 70-776 exam is associated with the MCSA certification.

Published on July 31, 2017, the Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI (70-778) exam is for BI professionals, data analysts who should have a good understanding of how to use Power BI to perform data analysis. Candidates should be proficient in connecting to data sources and performing data transformations, configuring dashboards by using the Power BI service and in implementing direct connectivity to Microsoft SQL Azure and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS).

The 70-778 exam covers the following exam topics:

  • Consume and Transform Data By Using Power BI Desktop
  • Model and Visualize Data
  • Configure Dashboards in the Power BI Service

The 70-778 exam is associated with the MCSA certification.

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