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3 Replies Latest reply: Mar 27, 2013 6:03 AM by bigdelboy RSS

1Z0-850 exam still valid?

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I'm studying for exams 1Z0-803 & 1Z0-804, but is still valid to 1z0-850 certification?
  • 1. Re: 1Z0-850 exam still valid?
    bigdelboy Pro
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    user12243110 wrote:
    I'm studying for exams 1Z0-803 & 1Z0-804, but is still valid to 1z0-850 certification?
    Your are mixing the exam entity with the certification entity .... and that tends to lead to confusion.

    1z0-850 is an exam not a certification. ( you could say you meant the certification associated with 1z0-850 ... ( Java 5 SE OCA ) ).


    Without going into more complexity than I have time for ... probably best to continue with your Java 7 SE OCA/OCP.

    If you follow through the certification and exam links at at http://certification.oracle.com who should be able to see more .... but be aware the Java 7 SE OCA/OCP is more to oracle standard than the Java 5/6 SE ( I think I read you could go direct to OCP on those in one exam ..... but I'd have to double check and I dont have time).

    Edited by: bigdelboy on 26-Mar-2013 21:09 The1z0-850 exam and associated certification is not currently marked for retirement as far as I know; that situation could change soon for all I know.
  • 2. Re: 1Z0-850 exam still valid? (IS IT RELEVANT A OCA 5/6 EXAM???)
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    But my doubt still persists.

    I wonder if it is still relevant to provide an examination of Java 5/6, even Java Associate? (java 8 is coming...)
  • 3. Re: 1Z0-850 exam still valid? (IS IT RELEVANT A OCA 5/6 EXAM???)
    bigdelboy Pro
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    user12243110 wrote:
    But my doubt still persists.

    I wonder if it is still relevant to provide an examination of Java 5/6, even Java Associate? (java 8 is coming...)
    Try booking it through the online booking and find out.

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