Our certifications are exclusively hands-on, performance-based exams that require you to complete a set of tasks. By performing tasks on an actual Hadoop cluster instead of just guessing at multiple-choice questions, Hortonworks Certified Professionals have proven competency and Big Data expertise. The HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) exam has five main categories of tasks that involve:
The exam is based on the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 installed and managed with Ambari 2.1.0. Each candidate will be given access to a four-node HDP 2.3 cluster along with a list of tasks to be performed on that cluster.
To be fully prepared for the HDP Certified Administrator exam, candidates should be able to complete all of the exam objectives.