The Red Hat® Certificate of Expertise in Camel Development exam (EX421) tests candidates’ abilities to create and maintain enterprise integration services using Red Hat JBoss® Fuse.
An enterprise application developer who earns the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Camel Development has demonstrated the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to create and maintain enterprise integration services based on the Red Hat JBoss Fuse framework and application programming interfaces (APIs) for Apache Camel.
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Red Hat recommends that candidates for this exam earn Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer (RHCJD) before attempting this exam, but it is not required.
Study points for the exam
To help you prepare, the exam objectives highlight the task areas you can expect to see covered in the exam. Red Hat reserves the right to add, modify, and remove exam objectives. Such changes will be made public in advance.
Candidates for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Camel Development should be able to:
Create and maintain Camel routes
- Use the Java™ language
- Use the CamelContext XML
Consume and produce files
- CSV format
- XML format
Work with databases and the Camel JPA component
Understand transactional routes
- Content-based routing
- Wire Tap
Use Camel components
Use Camel Test
- Mock endpoints
- JUnit 4 integration and CamelTest APIs
Dynamically route messages
- Use conditional routes
- Use data-driven routes
- Catch and handle exceptions
- Use the dead-letter queue
What you need to know
Red Hat encourages all candidates for the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in JBoss Camel Development Exam to consider taking the Camel Development with Red Hat JBoss Fuse (JB421) course. Attendance in this class is not required, so one can choose to take just the exam.
While attending Red Hat classes can be an important part of one’s preparation to take exams, attending classes does not guarantee success on the exam. Previous experience, practice, and native aptitude are also important determinants of success.
This exam is a performance-based evaluation of the candidate’s Camel development skills and knowledge. Candidates perform tasks associated with the development and maintenance of enterprise intragration patterns using Red Hat JBoss Fuse. Performance-based testing means that candidates must perform tasks similar to what they perform on the job.
This is a closed exam where candidates do not have access to the internet and candidates are not permitted to bring any papers, books or electronic aids to the exam. Candidates are, however, provided with a local copy of the official JBoss Fuse documentation. Candidates should familiarize themselves with this documentation when preparing for the exam.
This exam consists of 1 section lasting 4 hours.
Scores and reporting
Official scores for exams come exclusively from Red Hat Certification Central. Red Hat does not authorize examiners or training partners to report results to candidates directly. Scores on the exam are usually reported within 3 U.S. business days.
Exam results are reported as section scores. Red Hat does not report performance on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.
Audience and prerequisites
Audience for this exam
The following audiences may be interested in earning the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Camel Development:
- Enterprise Java developers who are familiar with service-oriented architecture (SOA) principles and are responsible for integrating enterprise applications.
- Enterprise SOA architects with some Java development experience and knowledge of enterprise integration.
Prerequisites for this exam
Exam candidates should:
- Have taken the Camel Development with Red Hat JBoss Fuse (RH421) course or have extensive work experience in enterprise integration using Apache Camel
- Have familiarity working in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux® environment
- Review the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Camel Development exam (EX421) objectives
Camel Development with Red Hat JBoss Fuse with Expertise exam (JB422)
Camel Development with Red Hat JBoss Fuse (JB421)