• Teradata Database Certification Track

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    We are currently looking for participants for the DBA and Advanced DBA Beta Exams.

    Teradata Database Certification Overview

    The Teradata Certified Professional Program (TCPP) Team is excited to announce the release of the Teradata Database Certification Track. This track enables those interested in careers in database development, database administration and database system architecture to demonstrate competencies and validate their knowledge and experience. Enhance your credibility by successfully passing one or all the Teradata Database Certification Exams.

    Teradata 14 Certified Professional Program exam tracks  

    What’s New about the Teradata Database Certification Track 

    1. The Teradata Database Certification track simplifies career track progression and includes one foundational certification and job role certifications.
    2. Recommended Teradata Database web-based training is FREE for the Associate Exam.
    3. Provisional exam results issued at the test center.
    4. Digital badges are awarded and can be used and shared on social networking sites to communicate the achievement and promote the certification(s).
    5. All certifications have a five year expiration date.
    6. Candidates maintain their certification by either passing the same exam OR an advanced certification exam for the same job role prior to the expiration date. Earning an advanced certification extends the expiration date of all other Teradata Certifications associated with that job role.
    7. Bypass options allow candidates to bypass taking certain exams if they earned a Teradata 14 Certification.

    Bypass Options for Teradata 14 Certification Candidates

    Candidates that hold Teradata 14 Certifications* have the option to transition to the Database Track which means certain exams can be bypassed as outlined in the chart. Certifications are not awarded for any bypassed exams.

    Pearson VUE’s registration system recognizes eligibility for the exams based on the defined bypass options and will allow Teradata 14 Certified individuals to register appropriately. Email TCPP with any questions related to bypass options or registration issues.

    * Teradata 14 Candidates must be in good standing to bypass exams. A candidate is in good standing if they are not currently banned from any TCPP Certification Track.

    Teradata Database Certified Associate – Available Now

    A successful candidate has knowledge of the core concepts of the Teradata Database. The candidate understands relational database concepts, the major components, core features and functionality, security and privacy, and Teradata’s data distribution and data access methods including a basic understanding of Teradata Tools and Utilities. The candidate understands at a conceptual level how Teradata provides value (use cases).

    Required Exam

     

    Teradata Database Certified DBA – Now Available in Beta – Live Exam in Q3

    A successful candidate has core knowledge and skills necessary to; manage archives, plan capacity requirements, identify optimal database and table design including indexing options, use database tools and utilities, manage performance and usage data, produce security auditing reports, monitor and manage database space, administer users, manage system logging options, manage database privileges, and identify relevant workload management components.

    Please note that there are no requirements to take the DBA Beta Exam. All requirements need to be met to be awarded the certification but the DBA Beta Exam is open to all participants even if they have never taken a TCPP exam. The following information is provided so that candidates understand the requirements to earn the certification and the bypass options available if taking the live DBA Exam.

    Required Exams (must pass in order unless taking beta exam)

     

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14

    Candidate must hold any Teradata 14 Certification.

     

    Teradata Database Certified Advanced DBA Now Available in Beta – Live Exam in Q3

    A successful candidate has knowledge and skills necessary to; identify optimal archive and restore strategies, analyze system resource trends to plan for future requirements, identify optimal database and table design, translate logical data model to physical data model, administer and setup Viewpoint, identify and use collected data to isolate and resolve performance issues, identify the benefits of advanced security configurations, use the advanced space management features, create user definitions to meet advanced data access requirements, troubleshoot performance and system issues, design and implement workload management.

    Please note that there are no requirements to take the Advanced DBA Beta Exam. All requirements need to be met to be awarded the certification but the Advanced DBA Beta Exam is open to all participants even if they have never taken a TCPP exam. The following information is provided so that candidates understand the requirements to earn the certification and the bypass options available if taking the live Advanced DBA Exam.

    Required Exams (must pass in order unless taking a beta exam)

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14 (for live Advanced DBA Exam (not the beta))

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Certified Professional, Teradata 14 Technical Specialist, Teradata Solutions Developer, or Teradata 14 Enterprise Architect Certification must pass in order:

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Database Administrator or Teradata 14 Master Certification:

    Teradata Database Certified Developer – In Development

    A successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to design and write optimized SQL that acquires, integrates and accesses data in Teradata environments. They have knowledge of database design concepts and indexing strategies for query and ETL development. Successful candidates can effectively use the Teradata database features, tools and utilities.

    Required Exams (must pass in order)

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Certified Technical Specialist Certification

    • Developer Exam
     

    Teradata Database Certified Advanced Developer – In Development

    A successful candidate has the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to design and write optimized applications that acquire, integrate and access data in Teradata environments. They have an in-depth knowledge of database design concepts and advanced indexing strategies for query and ETL application development. Successful candidates are able to make effective choices using available Teradata capabilities, tools, and utilities.

    Required Exams (must pass in order)

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Certified Professional Certification must pass in order:

    • Developer Exam
    • Advanced Developer Exam

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Technical Specialist, Teradata 14 Database Administrator, Teradata 14 Solutions Developer, Teradata 14 Enterprise Architect or Teradata 14 Master Certification:

    • Advanced Developer Exam

    Teradata Database Certified System Architect – In Development

    A successful candidate has knowledge and skills necessary to architect analytic ecosystem solutions with rigor centered around the Teradata Database environment. This includes information management and data governance, performance design and optimization, data integration, data security, system protection, data residency and portability, information delivery, and workload management.

    Required Exams (must pass in order)

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14

    Candidate must hold any Teradata 14 Certification.

    • System Architect Exam

    Teradata Database Certified Master

    There is no Master Exam. The Teradata Database Master Certification is awarded after successful completion of the required exams.

    Required Exams

    Bypass Option from Teradata 14

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Professional Certification:

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Technical Specialist, Teradata 14 Solutions Developer, or Teradata 14 Enterprise Architect Certification:

    Candidates that hold a Teradata 14 Database Administrator or Teradata 14 Master Certification: