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Books for Sun Certified Java Architect

Sun's most advanced certification program in Java technology is - Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java 2 Platform. Please refer to the Sun's site for more details. Given below are some of the good books that may be used to prepare for the Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java exam.

Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Technology Study Guide by Mark Cade, Simon Roberts is a good buy for this exam. It is the first and still the best book for the exam. Though the book by no means is sufficient to prepare for the exam, it covers useful information on many technologies. You will probably need to read some of the other books, and then read this book.

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The only other certification book on SCEA is Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Study Guide (Exam 310-051) by Paul Allen and Joseph Bambara. The book does not cover the objectives in great depth. It is also not too well organized. But since there are so few books available for this tough exam, you may consider buying this book too.
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These other books are not specific to SCEA but are all classics that you should consider buying if you are a (budding) J2EE architect. Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies by Deepak Alur, Dan Malks, John Crupi et al

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Enterprise Javabeans by Richard Monson-Haefel
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Java Enterprise in a Nutshell : A Desktop Quick Reference (Nutshell Handbook) by David Flanagan, Jim Farley, William Crawford, Kris Magnusson
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UML Distilled, Second Edition: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language by Martin Fowler, Kendall Scott
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Design Patterns by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, Grady Booch
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