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Intermediate Level Certification

IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0

Nov. 29, 2012

IBM is pleased to announce the addition of the following job-role certification and applicable test to the Professional Certification Program from IBM. This certification is available worldwide today, Nov. 29, 2012. By achieving this certification, intermediate level integration developers have validated their knowledge and skills, and can demonstrate their technical competence to others.

IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0
Test 000-272, IBM WebSphere Mesage Broker V8.0, Solution Development

This intermediate level certification is intended for solution developers who have the knowledge and experience to utilize the connectivity, transformation, and mediation capabilities of IBM WebSphere Message Broker V8.0. They are able to analyze, design, and deploy message models using the IBM WebSphere Message Broker Toolkit. In addition, these developers can design, develop, test, debug, and deploy message flows via the IBM WebSphere Message Broker Toolkit by using ESQL and other languages, graphical mapping tools, and pattern features.

These technical professionals integrate existing applications, web services, databases, and business process management systems in order to build advanced Enterprise Service Bus solutions. They also use concepts related to scalability, high availability, security and the general use of adapters in the IBM WebSphere Message Broker environment.

To attain the IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0 certification, candidates must pass 1 test. To gain additional knowledge and skills, and prepare for the tests based on the job roles and test objectives, click the link to the test below, and refer to the Test preparation tab.

Test 000-272 is designed to measure skills in the areas of:

Order  Area  Percentage 
1. Architecture and Connectivity 17%
2. Message Model Development 17%
3. Message Flow Development 31%
4. Packaging and Deployment 12%
5. Troubleshooting and Problem Resolution 12%
6. Installation, Configuration and Administration 12%

Practical experience and in-depth product knowledge are required to ensure success on the test.

To help candidates prepare, the following information is provided, and accessible via the IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0

Test 000-272 is available via test delivery vendor Thomson Prometric (APTC) (link resides outside of

Test 000-272 is also available to IBM employees at a reduced rate via the IBM SWG Prime Test Centers, and IBMers can obtain test registration information via

Test 000-272 is a 90 minute test. The test fee is set to the economy of a country as $200 USD each in developed countries and $100 USD each in emerging market countries. The test delivery vendor can verify the specific test fee within each country.

To access the certification roadmap, click here, and refer to the Roadmap for Application Connectivity and Integration. The IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0 certification will be added to the certification roadmap by December 14, 2012.

For any inquiries regarding this announcement, please send a note to

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