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Vendor      Certification
CompTIA       A+
CompTIA      CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
CompTIA      Convergence+
CompTIA      DHTI+
CompTIA      Network +
CompTIA      Project+
CompTIA      Security +
GIAC      GAWN
GIAC      GCFA
GIAC      GCFW
GIAC      GCIA
GIAC      GCIH
GIAC      GCIM
GIAC      GCIM
GIAC      GCUX
GIAC      GCWN
GIAC      GISP
GIAC      GNET
GIAC      GSEC
GIAC      GSIF
GIAC      GSLC
GIAC      GSOC
IBM      Certified Advanced Database Administrator
IBM      Certified Application Developer
IBM      Certified Database Administrator
IBM      Certified Database Associate
IBM      DB2
ISC2      Associate of (ISC)2 Designation
ISC2      CAP
ISC2      CISSP
ISC2      SSCP
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD)
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Architect: Database
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Architect: Messaging
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Business Intelligence Developer
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Developer
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Enterprise Project Management
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Enterprise
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: SQL Server 2012
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: Windows
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Server 2003
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Server 2008
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Server 2012
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: .NET Framework 2.0 Distributed Applications
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Business Intelligence
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Data Platform
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA 2003)
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Systems Developer for Microsoft .NET
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE 2003)
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Enterprise Project Management (70-633)
Microsoft      Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server (70-431, 70-432 or 70-445)
Microsoft      Microsoft Technology Associate: Database Fundamentals (98-364)
Microsoft      Microsoft Technology Associate: Networking Fundamentals (98-366)
Microsoft      Microsoft Technology Associate: Software Development Fundamentals (98-361)
Microsoft      Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (MCDS 70-480)
Microsoft      HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals (MTA 98-375)
Oracle      10g Linux Database Administrator
Oracle      9i Administrator Linux Special
Oracle      Java SE 7 Programmer 1Z0-804
Oracle      Linux Administrator
Oracle      Oracle Certified Associate
Oracle      Oracle Certified Professional Java EE 5 Web Component Developer (SCWCD)
Oracle      Oracle Certified Professional Java Platform Enterprise Edition 6
Oracle      Sun Certified Business Component Developer (SCBCD)
Oracle      Sun Certified Developer (SCJD)
Oracle      Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services (SCDJWS)
Oracle      Sun Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA)
Oracle      Sun Certified JSP and Servlet Developer for Java EE 6 Platform (SCJP)
Oracle      Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer (SCMAD)
Oracle      Sun Certified Network Administrator (SCNA)
Oracle      Sun Certified Security Administrator (SCSECA)
Oracle      Sun Certified Systems Administrator (SCSA)
Oracle      Sun Certified Systems Administrator for Sun Cluster 3.2
Oracle      Sun for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (CX-310-019, CX-310-035, CX-310-055 or CX-310-06)
Oracle      Sun Certified Java Associate (SCJA)
Oracle       Java SE 8 Programmer 1Z0-808
PMI      CAPM
PMI      PMP








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HainKurtSr. System Analyst
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Commented:
are you planning to get all certificates or just a random one :)

82 certificates... if you get one every 2 weeks, it will take more than 3 years...

good luck if you plan to get all...
HainKurtSr. System Analyst
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probably this is the easiest

CompTIA A+
http://aplus-certification-training.com/?article=GOOG04

CompTIA A+ 220-901 covers PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware and network connectivity issues.

all general computer knowledge...
David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
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I agree Comptia A+ is probably the easiest, then net+.  The others require more than 1 week of study, sometimes months the building of test labs is almost mandatory to get a firm grasp of the fundamentals involved.
Mal OsborneAlpha Geek
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I am going to throw in something you did not list, ITIL fundamentals.

This is more about IT management than IT per se, but many large corporates like all thier IT staff to have this certification. It is quite easy, reading a book in a week and sitting the exam is quite a realistic goal.

https://www.axelos.com/certifications/itil-certifications/itil-foundation-level
HainKurtSr. System Analyst
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I dont trust these certifications at all :)
there are lots of "brain dumps" on the internet...
just pick up a certificate, find brain dumps, memorize all questions and answers, then take the exam...
TADA! Almost all the questions and answers are (maybe were) same...
even with 3-5 hours of work, you can pass the exam :)

check this site, and you will see

http://www.certificationking.com/Brain%20Dumps/CompTIA.htm

here is one of the braindump :)

220-901      CompTIA A+
CompTIA_220-901.pdf
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I would tell you A+, but I would also ask you where your knowledge is strongest. The b I would aim for the highest level certification in that area.
Andy BartkiewiczNetwork Analyst
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Any certificate you can get in a week probably isn't worth the paper it's printed on.
Devario JohnsonPrincipal Software Engineer
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A+ then Net+

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thanks

a+ is what you think