HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) Exam
Exams will be unavailable for scheduling and purchase Sept. 20th - Dec. 31st 2018
Our hands-on exams leverage virtual machines and require a high-speed internet connection. In order to ensure that you have the optimal experience, we do not recommend attempting the exams unless you meet the minimum connection requirements:
- Run a Speed Test to determine if you meet the recommended minimum requirements, 20/5 Mbps are highly recommended.
Hortonworks Certification Overview:
Hortonworks has redesigned its certification program to create an industry-recognized certification where individuals prove their Hadoop knowledge by performing actual hands-on tasks on a Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) cluster, as opposed to answering multiple-choice questions. The HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) exam is designed for Hadoop system administrators and operators responsible for installing, configuring and supporting an HPD cluster. The cost of the exam is $250 USD per attempt.
Purpose of the Exam:
The purpose of this exam is to provide organizations that use Hadoop with a means of identifying suitably qualified staff to install, configure, secure and troubleshoot a Hortonworks Data Platform cluster using Apache Ambari.
The exam has five main categories of tasks that involve:
- High Availability
The exam is based on the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 installed and managed with Ambari 2.1.
View the complete list of objectives on our website at: https://hortonworks.com/services/training/certification/exam-objectives/#hdpca
The exam is delivered in English.
The HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) exam is approximately 2 hours.
Description of the Minimally Qualified Candidate:
The Minimally Qualified Candidate (MQC) for this certification has hands-on experience installing, configuring, securing and troubleshooting a Hadoop cluster, and can perform the objectives of the HDPCA exam
Candidates for the HPDCA exam should be able to perform each of the objectives in the list on our website at:
Candidates are also encouraged to attempt the practice exam: