Welcome!

Eclipse Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, XebiaLabs Blog, Ken Fogel, Sematext Blog

Related Topics: Java IoT, ColdFusion, IoT User Interface

Java IoT: Book Review

EPractize Labs Web Services Certification Training Lab Review

Study guide and mock exam simulator for Java EE Web Services Developer certification

Thanks to EPractize Labs folks for offering an excellent Training Kit for Oracle Certified Expert, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 Java Persistence API Developer Certification.

The same company also offers mock exam simulator for other Java certifications including assignment related exams like OCMEA and OCMJD. You cannot equate the quality of EPractize Labs products with others. They are very unique in terms of learning style and content.

What is Java EE 6 Web Services OCE Training Lab?
This is a software learning environment like kindle bundled with following components:

Plan – Objective, provides enough information about OCE Java EE 6 Web Services certification/exam objectives, PPA methodology, Topic wise score split-up, exam benefits and FAQs about Training Lab.

Plan – Set Goals, offers you to set milestones for your exam study. You can set goals against OCEJWSD 6 exam topics. The kit will track your progress over time based on your preparation/exam.

Plan - Set Schedule, used to schedule for your preparation with various Training Lab components, Pre Measurement, Basic Sessions, Advanced Sessions, Session Rewind Quiz, Mock Exam Lab and Final Exam.

Practize - Pre Measurement, trial exam to measure your current skill level in JPA certification objectives. The recommended way of starting preparation with Java EE 6 Web Services OCE Training Lab is to measure current skill level from Pre Measurement and then go for setting goals.

Practize - Basic Sessions, this lab comes with two components
1. Study guide
2. Flash card exam.
The product offers study notes for Oracle’s Java Web Services exam objectives in user-friendly navigation links (Next, Previous actions with sub topics under tree selection). The basic session flash card exam measures your understandings of exam objective studied in basic sessions.

Practize-Advanced Sessions, the lab has two components,
1. Real-life examples (scenario/design/program examples)
2. Flash card exam.
The product offers real-life examples for exam OCE Web Services exam objectives in user-friendly navigation links (Next, Previous actions with sub topics under tree selection). The advanced session exam measures your programming understandings of exam objective studied in Advanced Sessions.

Practize-Session Rewind Quiz, the exam shows your cumulative progress and instant answers with time limited mode. You can improve your grasping skills by taking Training Lab quiz exams. The lab allows you to take objective wise exams or can be customized with objective,number of questions and time options.

Practize-Mock Exam Lab, this is the environment that mimics your real exam with set of pre-defined mock exams based on Java EE 6 Web Services exam pattern. You can either attend pre-defined mock exams or can customize based on the exam objectives.

Practize-Final Exam, this is the final phase of your preparation to judge yourself to appear real certification exam. The exam is designed with more difficulty level than mock exam lab.

You can find exhaustive explanation for Quiz, Mock and Final Exam Labs about why particular answer is correct and why not other choices. You must read all explanations to improve your exam score. The reports can be saved for future reference and it will be referred in performance chart as well.

Practize-Focus Lab, the brilliant soft robot teacher for your preparation. The lab pinpoints your weakness in each and every lab to complete your preparation. It classifies wrongly answered questions with number of attempts. It stores all the wrongly answered questions in every lab. It classifies the questions based on the number of attempts. This helps you to select those questions that were attempted multiple times wrongly and focus your efforts to improvise on them.

Practize- My References, consolidate your certification resources in Training Lab for future references. You can save local/remote URL references under each 1Z0-897 exam objective.

Achieve -Reports, tracks your exam results with performance graph to measure your progress. You can select and view result summary of each attended exams.

Achieve-Assessment, this lab tracks your goals and schedules. The Goals Tracker displays the tabular and graphical representation of goals set versus goals achieved for every objective/topic. The Gantt chart displays the Gantt view of the lab-wise planned vs. actual schedule and the percentage obtained. Schedule Tracker displays the tracking information of all the labs in tabular format. If you achieve a score of 80% or more in any lab, those information will be displayed in black. Any lab in which your score is less than 80% is displayed in red color. If you have successfully accomplished your goal, PPA Tracker greets you with a message that you have achieved your goal.

Where to get more information about this product?
You can visit the official Java EE 6 Web Services (1Z0-897) OCE Training Lab page here => http://www.epractizelabs.com/certification/sun/oce-webservices-exam-6.html

More Stories By Kenrick Freemen

Kenrick Freemen is a software architect doing consulting for banking and education domains. He has more than 6 years of experience in developing Java EE applications. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer, Oracle Certified Professional, Java EE 5 Web Services Developer and Sun Certified Java EE Architect.

@ThingsExpo Stories
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink’s Networx contracts. The General Services Administration (GSA)’s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts. GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™ Application...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device.
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, explained how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
In today's uber-connected, consumer-centric, cloud-enabled, insights-driven, multi-device, global world, the focus of solutions has shifted from the product that is sold to the person who is buying the product or service. Enterprises have rebranded their business around the consumers of their products. The buyer is the person and the focus is not on the offering. The person is connected through multiple devices, wearables, at home, on the road, and in multiple locations, sometimes simultaneously...
“delaPlex Software provides software outsourcing services. We have a hybrid model where we have onshore developers and project managers that we can place anywhere in the U.S. or in Europe,” explained Manish Sachdeva, CEO at delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
From wearable activity trackers to fantasy e-sports, data and technology are transforming the way athletes train for the game and fans engage with their teams. In his session at @ThingsExpo, will present key data findings from leading sports organizations San Francisco 49ers, Orlando Magic NBA team. By utilizing data analytics these sports orgs have recognized new revenue streams, doubled its fan base and streamlined costs at its stadiums. John Paul is the CEO and Founder of VenueNext. Prior ...
"We've discovered that after shows 80% if leads that people get, 80% of the conversations end up on the show floor, meaning people forget about it, people forget who they talk to, people forget that there are actual business opportunities to be had here so we try to help out and keep the conversations going," explained Jeff Mesnik, Founder and President of ContentMX, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 19th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo Silicon Valley Call for Papers is now open.
The IoT is changing the way enterprises conduct business. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Hoffman, Vice President at EastBanc Technologies, discussed how businesses can gain an edge over competitors by empowering consumers to take control through IoT. He cited examples such as a Washington, D.C.-based sports club that leveraged IoT and the cloud to develop a comprehensive booking system. He also highlighted how IoT can revitalize and restore outdated business models, making them profitable ...
With 15% of enterprises adopting a hybrid IT strategy, you need to set a plan to integrate hybrid cloud throughout your infrastructure. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Steven Dreher, Director of Solutions Architecture at Green House Data, discussed how to plan for shifting resource requirements, overcome challenges, and implement hybrid IT alongside your existing data center assets. Highlights included anticipating workload, cost and resource calculations, integrating services on both sides...
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
"We are a well-established player in the application life cycle management market and we also have a very strong version control product," stated Flint Brenton, CEO of CollabNet,, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
We all know the latest numbers: Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from last year, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. We're rapidly approaching a data production of 40 zettabytes a day – more than we can every physically store, and exabytes and yottabytes are just around the corner. For many that’s a good sign, as data has been proven to equal money – IF it’s ingested, integrated, and analyzed fast enough. Without real-ti...
I wanted to gather all of my Internet of Things (IOT) blogs into a single blog (that I could later use with my University of San Francisco (USF) Big Data “MBA” course). However as I started to pull these blogs together, I realized that my IOT discussion lacked a vision; it lacked an end point towards which an organization could drive their IOT envisioning, proof of value, app dev, data engineering and data science efforts. And I think that the IOT end point is really quite simple…
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.