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From 1st September 10, Sun Certification titles will be changed to Oracle Certification

From 1st September 10, Sun Certification titles will be changed to Oracle Certification

Just came to know from Oracle website that they have completely integrated Sun certifications with Oracle certification program. The title of certification has been changed. Now Sun Certified Java Programmer will be know as Oracle Certified Professional, Java Programmer. From Oracle website: Effective September 1, 2010, all Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL, Open Office and Oracle […]

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Java certification voucher in $40 till 31st March 2010 for students

Java certification voucher in $40 till 31st March 2010 for students

From a recent announcement from Oracle under Sun Academic Initiative program (SAI). Now students can get Java certification voucher in $40 till 31st March 2010. This is an excellent opportunity for students. After this date they will give 40% discount on the actual price of the exam fee. Read more on SAI home page: All […]

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Sun CEO’s internal memo to employees, before his resignation

Sun CEO’s internal memo to employees, before his resignation

Today I found that Jonathan Schwartz has tweeted about his resignation as Sun CEO. Due to the new control to Oracle. Schwartz sent following memo to his employees. Jonathan is an avid blogger used to blog on blogs.sun.com/jonathan. He also tweeted about his last blog post on Sun.com, saying “Where Life Takes Me Next“. Read […]

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Sun.com is dead now

Sun.com is dead now

Just found that sun.com is now redirecting to oracle.com. Some days back I visited Sun’s original website. But it didn’t took long by Oracle to make it red. Well I am a regular visitor of Sun forums. And with this change, I am trying to adjust myself with this transition. As I am having some […]

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I have started preparing for SCJP

I have started preparing for SCJP

Its been a year since I purchased the voucher for SCJP 5.0. But I cant concentrate to have time to prepare it. From last night I have taken the oath to finally make it done. I have started with the book SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide (Exam 310-055) by Kathy Sierra […]

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Oracles message to Sun customers and challenges IBM

Oracles message to Sun customers and challenges IBM

Just found on Oracle website that they have placed a message for Sun customers about their objectives and their focus on Solaris and SPARC. And more interestingly you can find Larry Elison (CEO of Oracle) challenging IBM to compete in hardware business. A marketing tactic. Picture reference: oracle.com/features/suncustomers.html

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SCJP Plus Beta Certification exam delayed

When I came to know that Sun is giving away the opportunity to sign up for newly launched SCJP i.e. Sun Java Programmer Plus certification. I registered for it. According to them Selected candidates will be given the opportunity to appear in beta test for free. But still they have this announcement on their website. […]

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Sun has announced Java Store

Sun Microsystems has unleashed Java Store at store.java.com. The purpose of this store is to give opportunities to developers to make money by showcasing their Java applications. Which they care about and develop in their own time. Currently store is in beta and available for US residents only. Sun chief executive Jonathan Schwartz and Java […]

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Sun should promote its Java forum contributors

SUN Forums are ultimate source to get help about programming problems and support about Java platform. Its the largest community driven by Java developers. If you are a Java developer then you must have used these forums. You guys will be aware of Duke dollar. You assign duke dollars to your topic (to attract others […]

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Sun Certification free retake offer. Register by June 19, 2009

SUN Microsystems has launched again the free retake offer for certification exams. SUN announced this deal last year too. And those people who missed this opportunity last year, this time they can grab this deal.  Before registering for certification, SUN suggest to complete a assessment test available here. This offer is valid in all countries […]

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