MySQL AB Launches MySQL Certification Program
March 13, 2003[From MySQL]
Certification Gives Masses of MySQL Database Experts Formal Credential to Validate Knowledge and Enhance Professional Credibility
CEBIT, HANNOVER, Germany - (March 12, 2003) - MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular Open Source database, and Pearson VUE today launched the new MySQL certification program. Through the MySQL certification program, MySQL software developers can earn one or more formal credentials that validate their knowledge, experience and skill with the MySQLTM database and related MySQL AB products.
With over 4 million MySQL installations worldwide, the active MySQL development community is estimated to be in the tens of thousands. Many of these developers are MySQL database experts, having worked with MySQL for years and even contributing to code development. Certification from MySQL AB, the company that created and manages the development of the MySQL database, can significantly enhance the professional credibility and marketability of all MySQL developers, with varying levels of knowledge. By employing MySQL-certified developers, companies can demonstrate technical strength and depth.
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