Key details about the certification exam are provided below.
Minimally Qualified Candidate
The minimally qualified candidate should be able to:
Compare the typical Hadoop platform with the Databricks Lakehouse Platform, including:
Architect data and metadata migrations from Hadoop to Databricks, including:
Architect code and workflow migrations from legacy Hadoop deployments to Databricks and its partners, including:
Perform final cutover from the source system to Databricks, including:
Testers will have 90 minutes to complete the certification exam.
There are 45 multiple-choice questions on the certification exam. The questions will be distributed by high-level topic in the following way:
Platform Concepts – 31% (14/45)
Data Migration – 29% (13/45)
Code Migration – 33% (15/45)
Cutover – 7% (3/45)
In order to pass the exam, testers must achieve a score of 65 percent.
Each attempt of the certification exam will cost the tester $200. Testers might be subjected to tax payments depending on their location. Testers are able to retake the exam as many times as they would like, but they will need to pay $200 for each attempt.
There are no test aids available during this exam
All code in this exam will be provided in SQL or Python.
Because of the speed at which the responsibilities of a data engineer and capabilities of the Databricks Lakehouse Platform change, this certification is valid for 2 years following the date on which each tester passes the certification exam.