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  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2923-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2923-1

IT Certification Success Exam Cram 2 provides you with a detailed explanation of the certification arena from Ed Tittel, one of the most respected figures in the industry. The book explains the various certification programs, their prerequisites, what can be done with them, and where you might want to go next. Readers preparing for a certification exam find the best-selling Exam Cram 2 series to be the smartest, most efficient way to become certified. This book focuses exactly on what you need to know to get certified now!

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Table of Contents


1. Certification Programs.

General Certification Program Characteristics. Why Vendors Like Certification Programs. Why Individuals Like Certification Programs. Why Employers Like Certification Programs. The Certification Programs. Need to Know More?

2. Microsoft Certification Programs.

Alphabet Soup. MCP. MCSA. MCSE. MCDBA. MCAD. MCSD. MCT. MOS. MOS MI. Microsoft Testing. Tracking MCP and MOS Status. Becoming an MCSE. How to Prepare for a Microsoft Exam. Need to Know More?

3. Cisco Certification Programs.

Alphabet Soup. Ciscos Tracks and Specializations. Cisco Testing. Need to Know More?

4. CompTIA Certification Programs.

Alphabet Soup. A+ Details. Network+. i-Net+. e-Biz+. IT Project+. Linux+. Server+. Security+. HTI+. CDIA+. CTT+. CompTIA Testing. Need to Know More?

5. Oracle Certification Programs.

Alphabet Soup. Oracle DBA. Oracle Web Administrator. Oracle iDS Forms Developer. Oracle Testing. Need to Know More?

6. Sun Certification Programs.

No Alphabet Soup, for a Change! Java Certification Details. Solaris Operating Environment Certification Details. Sun Certification Testing. Need to Know More?

7. Security Certifications.

Security-Related Certifications. (ISC)2 Certifications: CISSP and SSCP. The SANS-GIAC Program. The TruSecure ICSA Program. Other Security Certifications. Whats Security Certification Worth? Need to Know More?

8. Linux Certification Programs.

About Linux and Certifications. Red Hat Linux Certifications. The LPIC Program. The Sair Linux and GNU Certification Program. What Is Linux Certification Worth? Need to Know More?

9. Novell Certification Programs.

Alphabet Soup. CNA. CNE. MCNE. CDE. NAI. CNI/Master CNI. The Specialist Certificates Program. Novell Testing. Need to Know More?

10. Prosofts CIW Program.

The CIW Program. CIW Associate. CIW Professional. The Master CIW Administrator Track. Master CIW Enterprise Developer Track. Master CIW Designer Track. Master CIW Web Site Manager Track. The i-Accelerate Program. CIW Web Developer and Other jCert Job Role Certifications. CIW Specialization Certificates. More About CIW and Other Web Certifications. CIW Testing. How to Prepare for CIW Exams. Need to Know More?

11. More Certification Programs.

Other Certifications. Making It All Make Sense. Trends in the Certification Game.

12. Planning Your Certifications.

Rating Certifications. When Real Candidates Meet Ideal Requirements. Favorite Certification Ladders.

13. Certification Study Tips and Techniques.

Outlining from Objectives. Joining a Support Group. Taking Practice Tests. Investigating Training Options. Pumping the Experts. Getting Hands-on Experience. Calling on Your Online Community. Going to the Source.

Appendix A. Job Prospecting for the Newly Certified.

How Technical Recruiters See the World. How Technical Recruiters See Certifications. Education, Experience, and Certification.

Appendix B. Glossary.




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