IBM 000-806 : IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.1, Advanced Administration Exam
The IBM 000-806 is a two-hour exam that is part of the eligibility criteria for the IBM Certified Solution Specialist-Systems Management Technical Support certification. The preferred candidate will have at least five years of technical IT experience, two years of experience with IBM STG servers and/or storage and one year of experience working with IBM Systems Director. Prior to taking this exam, it is highly recommended that candidates hold a current certification in Power, System z, Storage, or System x.
The IBM 000-806 (WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V6.1, Advanced Administration) exam contains 95 total questions that are arranged into three main sections. As a general overview, candidates should prepare to address items related to the following exam topics:
-Understand Current Environment and Opportunity Development (benefits of systems management, automation, and optimization direction consistent with the level of customer contact, types of systems management; strategies, best practices, migration, and options applicable to a customer environment; business risks and benefits of availability, facilities management strategies, provisioning options, and relevant sales and technical tools to assess customer environment).
-Systems Director and Plug-ins (identifying and implementing Systems Director plug-ins, features and functions).
-Hardware Management (identify and discuss management methods including HMC, AMM, IMM, and BOFM).
Additional, more specific items will also likely appear on the exam, therefore, examinees should prepare accordingly. In addition to work experience, IBM's training resources that correspond to this certification exam are designed to assist the candidate in developing the skills needed to succeed on this exam. Candidates can choose from a variety of online courses and web-based resources to enhance their preparation. More details can be found by visiting this exam's page on the IBM's Professional Certification website.