IBM 000-649 : Rational Software Architect Exam
The five sections of the IBM 000-649 (Rational Software Architect) exam cover RSA models and RUP, team development, MDD & MDA, static analysis, and RSA basics. At least 60% of the 50 questions must be answered correctly within 75 minutes.
During the 000-649 exam, candidates must be able to describe use-case organization. This includes concepts related to analysis, design, service, deployment models, and user experience. Additionally, in order to successfully pass the 000-649 exam, candidates must be able to create projects and models and organize products and models in RSA. Candidates must be able to partition models in RSA, in order to support team development, as well. The ability to publish and share models with users who are using non-RSA products is essential. Also, the 000-649 exam requires a candidate to have considerable knowledge of model transformations, patterns within models, reusable assets, the application analyzer, and UML 2 diagrams.
To prepare for the 000-649 exam, candidates are required to take sixteen prerequisite courses. IBM has 13 additional recommended prerequisites that candidates should consider taking in order to increase their chances of passing the 000-649 exam.