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IBM Cloud Pak for Integration - Architect

The badge earner understands the capabilities delivered by IBM Cloud Pak for Integration, and has attained the required architect level skills needed to design and architect solutions using the components comprising Cloud Pak for Integration on Red Hat OpenShift. The badge earner has a profound understanding of the hybrid integration reference architecture and can build architectures for common integration use cases.

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IBM Cloud Pak for Integration - Administrator

The badge earner understands the capabilities delivered by IBM Cloud Pak for Integration, and has attained the necessary administrator skills to manage the underlying infrastructure, operational services, as well as the components comprising Cloud Pak for Integration on Red Hat OpenShift.

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IBM Cloud Pak for Integration - Developer

The badge earner understands the capabilities delivered by IBM Cloud Pak for Integration, and has attained the developer skills needed to build solutions using the components comprising Cloud Pak for Integration on Red Hat OpenShift. The badge earner has a good understanding of agile integration and can implement common use cases based on those integration technologies.

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IBM API Connect v2018 API Skills Badge

The badge earner understands how to create, publish, and secure APIs with IBM API Connect V2018. The individual can implement APIs with the LoopBack Node.js framework, create message processing policies that transform API requests and responses, and authorize client API requests with security definitions. The badge earner can also enforce an OAuth flow with an OAuth 2.0 API security, and publish and test APIs on the API Connect cloud.

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IBM App Connect Essentials

This badge earner demonstrates a basic understanding of the product and is able to articulate the key use cases as well as the value proposition. They have gained practical skills by building an integration requiring the bulk movement of data and an API in App Connect. The individual can apply this knowledge to how App Connect can help them achieve their own integration use cases.

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IBM MQ Developer Essentials

The badge earner demonstrates an understanding of fundamental IBM MQ messaging concepts, can create and configure a queue manager, and has a working understanding of MQ objects such as channels, queues, and topics. This individual can develop a JMS application to solve a high-level application integration scenario by producing code to connect to IBM MQ and interact with messaging objects. The badge holder is able to troubleshoot and debug simple errors and resolve connectivity issues.

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