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MySQL Conference ‘07 Certification Exam Pass Rates

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Mark writes:
At the 2007 conference, they had certification tutorials for CMDBA I and II, along with MySQL Cluster . I attended the CMDBA tutorials, both tracks and it was excellent. It was also packed with attendees, and I can say what I learned there helped me greatly in passing both exams. You should know, only [...]

More Info on MySQL Certification

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

I suppose most readers get the contents of this blog through planetmysql — if you do, you can stop reading here.
If you do not subscribe to planetmysql, you may have missed out on Dave Stoke’s excellent writings on the subject of MySQL certification. Dave has been busy analyzing the results of previous certification exams, and [...]

MySQL Cluster Certification Guide now available at Amazon

Monday, January 28th, 2008

For those that worried about having to go to lulu.com to order copies of the Cluster certification study guide, I just noticed that the Amazons of the world now have the book listed:
 

US:
 
UK:

 

Not only do they have them, they stock them too, so you can have immediate delivery.
If you’re not an Amazon customer, you will [...]

Cluster Certification Study Guide Available

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Woo-hoo!
The words were written, reviewed, re-written, put aside while figuring out how to get them published, then taken up once again and finally delivered to the publisher.
Today, we finally got word of the happy news:
Starting immediately, you can pick up your own copy of the MySQL 5.1 Cluster DBA Certification Study Guide and get started [...]

Japan: Be Quick! 20% Off Certification Exams

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Following up on the release of the Japanese versions of the certification exams, our Japan office has decided to run a campaign with a 20% discount off the exam price.
You gotta be quick, though… this is only for the first 100 takers!
One thing about this campaign that’s pretty cool is that you get a choice: [...]

Japanese MySQL Certification Exams now avaible

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Hot on the heels of the MySQL Japan User’s Conference, the Japanese-language versions of the Developer and DBA certification exams were published on Sep. 25.
This means that the following exams are now available in Japanese:

003-002 : Certified MySQL 5.0 Developer Part I
004-002 : Certified MySQL 5.0 Developer Part II
005-002 : Certified MySQL 5.0 DBA Part [...]

A Happy Winner

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

During the MySQL User’s Conference in Japan, we’re offering people the opportunity to test their knowledge with a practice exam. The exams are going to be available in Japanese as of Sept. 25.
Today, we upped the ante a bit when Pearson VUE were so kind as to bring along some very nice prizes to hand [...]

MySQL Certification — Japanese Style

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

It’s now officical: Japanese translations of the Developer and Database Administrator certification exams will be available all over Japan as of September 25. As usual, the exams will be delivered through Pearson VUE.
We’re obviously pretty excited about this, and so are visitors to the MySQL Japan User’s Conference that is going on right now. [...]

Can You English Write?

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

If you’re good at English and skilled at using MySQL, you should know that we have recently posted an opening for a certification exam writer to bolster the maintenance and creation of new MySQL certification exams.
It’s a job with a lot of aspects: Targeting new MySQL products, translations, updating our exams to match the evolving [...]

Certified MySQL Associate (CMA) Exams Available July 18

Friday, July 13th, 2007

The Certified MySQL Associate certification that we’ve mentioned a few times by now will be available in all Pearson VUE testing centers as of Wednesday, July 18 2007.
Yay!
It’s not an exam that will impress hard-core DBAs with years of experience, but I actually expect quite a lot of this certification. The Developer and DBA certifications [...]

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