This is the examination for Windows Server 2008 and this is known as Advanced Administration for Citrix XenApp 5.0 Windows Server 2008. The Citrix Certification is accepted worldwide and so it has many demands and to maintain their level the examination will be very tough. The Citrix Certification exams are many in number and one among them is 1Y0-A08. This examination was held in the last quarter of 2008.
There will be total 55 questions in which 47 questions are traditional questions and the remaining 8 are simulation questions. All these questions will be little bit tougher as they have worldwide recognition. Candidates are given a maximum of one eighty minutes i.e. 3 hours for answering these 55 questions. For just answering 55 questions 3 hours is given this itself shows how tough the questions will be and this kind of difficulty level is maintained in questions to keep up to their level.
The eligibility for this exam is also higher and it is 70% but many examinations of this kind will have the eligibility criteria as 50 % or 60 %. 1Y0-A08 is the examination which trains you to be well qualified in windows Server and as an Advanced Administrator on the same field.
The preparation for 1Y0-A08 can be done on either way by self study or by joining in any course which deals with the same subject in a very efficient way. If you join in any course then for those peoples the coaching center itself provides every detail about the certification and how to prepare. In the case of self studying for this certification then you have to go through Monitoring, Managing and Maintaining the Environment, Scaling the Environment to Meet Business Requirements, Maintaining Data and Server Integrity, Troubleshooting and Optimizing the Environment.
Without preparing yourself in all these subjects or area then you cannot pass this test. So go through all these and clear the exam and make your entry into the competitive IT world with extra qualification as Citrix Certifier.