IBM 000-609 : IBM WebSphere Datapower SOA Appliances Firmware V3.8.1, Solution Implementation Exam
The IBM 000-609 (WebSphere Datapower SOA Appliances Firmware V3.8.1, Solution Implementation) exam contains 68 questions that must be completed within 135 minutes. The exam must be taken in English, and a passing score of at least 60% must be obtained for certification.
There are several sections to the IBM 000-609 exam that are designed to test a candidate's expertise. On the two largest sections of the exam, candidates will be expected to demonstrate their ability to configure a service designed to enforce authentication and authorization and a service for message systems integration. Concepts such as SSL, WebSphere MQ, WebSphere JMS, TIBCO EMS, Web 2.0, and database integration will be thoroughly tested as well. The remaining portions of the exam cover foundational technologies, architecture and basic configuration tasks, administration and operational architecture, SOA governance scenarios, and troubleshooting.
Candidates can choose to take the optional classroom course, "Accelerate, Secure and Integrate with WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances V3.8.2 " which lasts for five days and is led by an instructor to prepare for the exam. Alternately, candidates can use a self-study approach by taking the optional online course, "Accelerate, Secure and Integrate with IBM DataPower V4.0.1" which is not led by an instructor.