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Databricks Certified Machine Learning Professional

Use Databricks Machine Learning and its capabilities to perform advanced machine learning in production tasks


Machine Learning Professional

Databricks Certified Machine Learning Professional

The Databricks Certified Machine Learning Professional certification exam assesses an individual’s ability to use Databricks Machine Learning and its capabilities to perform advanced machine learning in production tasks. This includes the ability to track, version, and manage machine learning experiments and manage the machine learning model lifecycle. In addition, the certification exam assesses the ability to implement strategies for deploying machine learning models. Finally, test-takers will also be assessed on their ability to build monitoring solutions to detect data drift. Individuals who pass this certification exam can be expected to perform advanced machine learning engineering tasks using Databricks Machine Learning.

This exam covers:

  1. Experimentation - 30%
  2. Model Lifecycle Management - 30%
  3. Model Deployment - 25%
  4. Solution and Data Monitoring - 15%

Assessment Details

Type: Proctored certification

Total number of questions: 60

Time limit: 120 minutes

Registration fee: $200

Question types: Multiple choice

Test aides: None allowed

Languages: English

Delivery method: Online proctored

Prerequisites: None, but related training highly recommended

Recommended experience: 1+ years of hands-on experience performing the machine learning tasks outlined in the exam guide   

Validity period: 2 years

Recertification: Recertification is required every two years to maintain your certified status. To recertify, you must take the current version of the exam. Please review the “Getting Ready for the Exam” section below to prepare for your recertification exam.

Unscored content: Exams may include unscored items to gather statistical information for future use. These items are not identified on the form and do not impact your score. Additional time is factored into the exam to account for this content.

Related Training

Instructor-led: Machine Learning in Production
Self-paced (available in Databricks Academy): Machine Learning in Production

Getting Ready for the Exam

  1. Review the Machine Learning Professional Exam Guide to understand what will be on the exam
  2. Take the related training
  3. Register for the exam
  4. Review the technical requirements and run a system check
  5. Review the exam guide again to identify any gaps
  6. Study to fill in the gaps
  7. Take your exam!

The certification exam will assess the tester’s ability to use SQL. In all cases, the SQL in this certification exam adheres to ANSI SQL standards.


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