Architecture Exam

Covers features and functionality of Vantage Release 2.3 and the Advanced SQL Engine through release 17.10.

This exam will certify that the successful candidate has knowledge and skills necessary to architect solutions with rigor centered around Teradata Vantage and its interactions with the surrounding ecosystem. This includes architecture concepts, deployment options (cloud, on-premises, and hybrid), information management and data governance, performance design, data integration, data security, resiliency and portability, and information delivery.


Focuses on strategies relating to loading, non-production environments, data retention, placement and archiving as well as the benefits of master data management, temporal, geospatial and time series capabilities, regulatory requirements, management and monitoring options.

Register for the Vantage Architecture Exam

Starting July 14, 2022 to register for the Vantage Architecture BETA Exam, please email certification.teradata@teradata.com for your VOUCHER. Once you obtain the voucher, please visit home.pearsonvue.com/teradata and select exam TDVAN6 Vantage Architecture Exam. Candidates are able to register and take the Architecture BETA Exam either in a Pearson Vue test center or remotely, at their home or office. FAQs and additional information on this option are available. There are no prerequisites to take this exam.

Exam details

RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
The Vantage Architecture certification does not expire.

CREDENTIALS
Successful completion of this exam will earn you a Vantage Certified Architecture certification with a digital badge.

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE
The audience for this exam is solution architects, data warehouse architects, enterprise architects, ecosystem architects, data architects, cloud architects, and technical architects. We would expect the successful candidate to have at least 5 years of Teradata Vantage and Database experience, along with 3 years of general experience as an Architect, and 2 years of public cloud experience.

DURATION
TBD

PREREQUISITES
There are no prerequisites for the Architecture Exam.

COST
The cost of the Teradata Architecture exam is TBD. Please visit home.pearsonvue.com/teradata for details. Bulk discounts are available for Partners HERE.

Exam objectives

For more details regarding specific exam objectives, download this PDF.

ARCHITECTURE CONCEPTS – 19%

Focuses on metadata, modeling, application deployment architecting non-production environments, analytic ecosystems and cloud architecture.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND DATA GOVERNANCE – 12%

Focuses on strategies relating to loading, non-production environments, data retention, placement and archiving as well as the benefits of master data management, temporal, geospatial and time series capabilities, regulatory requirements, management and monitoring options.

PERFORMANCE DESIGN – 17%

Focuses on scenarios related to physical design, system capacity, complex workloads and business critical applications.

DATA INTEGRATION – 14%

Focuses on scenarios related to data transformation, data types, surrogate keys, data granularity, data modeling and design considerations.

DATA SECURITY – 11%

Focuses on scenarios on multi-system environments, user and database authentication mechanism, encryption options.

RESILIENCY AND PORTABILITY – 13%

Focuses on scenarios on design considerations, business continuity, Vantage deployment, connectivity and latency as well as considerations related to system protection and moving data between platforms.

INFORMATION DELIVERY – 14%

Focuses on scenarios related to data availability and access, BI architecture, data placement and analytic requirement solutions, as well as Query Grid use cases.

Exam prep

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SAMPLE QUESTIONS
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