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IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V7.0

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 11/30/2015.   The most current certification is: IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V8.0

This intermediate level certification is intended for developers, architects and consultants with the knowledge and experience to utilize the connectivity, transformation, and mediation capabilities of the WebSphere Message Broker V7.0.  They are able to analyze, design, and deploy message models using the WebSphere Message Broker Toolkit.  In addition, these developers can design, develop, test, debug, and deploy message flows via the WebSphere Message Broker Toolkit by using ESQL, Java, graphical mapping tools, and pattern features.  

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

To attain the IBM Certified Solution Developer - WebSphere Message Broker V7.0 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.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

(knowledge and skills one needs to possess before beginning to prepare for this job role certification)  

  • Basic understanding of Java, JMS and JDBC
  • Basic understanding of XML and Xpath
  • Basic understanding of SOAP and WSDL
  • Basic understanding of industry standards for security
  • Good understanding of databases and SQL
  • Experience with WebSphere MQ
  • Experience with the solution development life cycle
  • Experience with Eclipse


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C2180-183 - IBM WebSphere Message Broker V7.0, Solution Development

Each test:

  1. contains questions requiring single and multiple answers.  For multiple-answer questions, you need to choose all required options to get the answer correct. You will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.  
  2. is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, informing the test taker how he or she did on each section of the test. As a result, to maintain the integrity of each test, questions and answers are not distributed.


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