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 Developer (HDPCD) exam has three main categories of tasks that involve:
The exam is offered on Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0 ,managed with Ambari 2.7, which includes Spark 2. Each candidate will be given access to an HDP cluster along with a list of tasks to be performed on that cluster.
To be fully prepared for the HDP Certified Developer exam, candidates should be able to complete all of the exam objectives.